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On December 28th, I depart for my first experience out of the country (being old enough to remember it). Arriving in Iquitos, Peru on December 29th, I will be conducting independent research on culture and identity, as well as sustainability and biodiversity with twelve other honors students...

permalink written by  Caitie Kelly on December 26, 2011 from Iquitos, Peru
from the travel blog: Project Amazonas



Happy birthday to Rochelle!!!!!

Iquitos Sat 13th-Tue16th Nov Sat night back in Iquitos, after our Amazon adventure, we stayed in relatively cheap backpackers for the night and met up with a couple of American girls for dinner that we had met on the taxi ride back into town. They were studying anthropology in Lima and we...

permalink written by  Pete+Rochelle on November 19, 2010 from Iquitos, Peru
from the travel blog: Round the world!!!



In the jungle

Iquitos and the Amazon. Tue 9th- Sun 14th What an adventure we have had!!! The Amazon has the been the most amazing part of the trip thus far, as all who read will soon see. Again, we've broken our sights and activities down into days to make it easier for the readers understanding and...

permalink written by  Pete+Rochelle on November 17, 2010 from Iquitos, Peru
from the travel blog: Round the world!!!



ROUGH ITINERARY for RAFT RACE WEEK

***************************************************************************************** LIMA – EASTER ISLAND Excursion 25000 BA Miles plus $ 67.80 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- MON 13 Sep 2010 20:25 13 Sep ...

permalink written by  mrhalliday on April 14, 2010 from Iquitos, Peru
from the travel blog: IQUITOS and EASTER ISLAND- September 2010



Por el rio Amazonas!!

Jueves por la mañanita salgo de Tarapoto a Yurimaguas en colectivo. Supuestamente, todos los dias salen barcos que van por el rio hasta Iquitos. Porque la unica manera de llegar es por avion o por barco, no hay carreteras que unan Yurimaguas con Iquitos. Pero resulta que ayer miercoles salieron...

permalink written by  Eka on October 2, 2009 from Iquitos, Peru
from the travel blog: Ekaren bidaia



A quick brainstorm..

Today I had a pretty long talk with my boss about what I´ve been learning here, and I figured out what I really want to do once I get back to school in the fall.. From the moment I got here I realized the need for the type of work CHS is doing here is huge. There is so much we could do to...

permalink written by  poweroflove on May 27, 2008 from Iquitos, Peru
from the travel blog: PERU



My second day as a tourist!

Before I talk about my day, everyone should know my younger brother performed CPR for the first time, officially, at the hospital he does clinical rotations at. He´s gonna be an amazing doctor! Today was pretty amazing. Even though I got about 5 hours of sleep. In the morning we went to...

permalink written by  poweroflove on May 23, 2008 from Iquitos, Peru
from the travel blog: PERU



I´m learning so much..

Yesterday I had a really cool experience. I have probably already mentioned the fact that we are teaching the life skills workshop to teachers at a local school so they can replicate it with their students. My job there is mostly as a support for the main guy, David, getting materials ready,...

permalink written by  poweroflove on May 22, 2008 from Iquitos, Peru
from the travel blog: PERU



A great talk and a great workshop

Most of the work I have been doing here, at least so far, has involved field work. Lately David, a social worker that works with the program, and I have been visiting schools with populations at risk or already involved in sexual and labor exploitation, trying to get the teachers on board. Since...

permalink written by  poweroflove on May 21, 2008 from Iquitos, Peru
from the travel blog: PERU



I live right by the Amazon!

Now that I have been here for a few days, I have been learning a lot more about the program. Yestarday I went to a workshop with Jenny, one of the psychlogists. It was a skills for life workshop, and we were working with girls from the only home for girls in the city. Most of the girls there had...

permalink written by  poweroflove on May 18, 2008 from Iquitos, Peru
from the travel blog: PERU



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