Sunday, June 14th.
Where did the time go? Was I really in Peru for 8 days?
One of the best parts about this trip was the fact that we all had our trip guides which had sections for us to use as journals. I used to keep a diary as a kid, but I think we all get out of that habit as adults unless we are “writers” and just feel the need to write to unpack our thoughts and emotions. Continue reading
Saturday, June 13th.
Oof. There aren’t really words to describe this day, but I’ll try anyway. I think I woke up around 6 AM and couldn’t go back to sleep. The plan was to meet all the kids at the zoo. After breakfast, we piled in the bus and headed out. Continue reading
Tuesday, June 9th.
After such amazing experiences on Monday, our first real day of experiences down here, I was so excited for Tuesday! I was exhausted after travel and trying to adjust to the altitude, but I think we were all experiencing a little bit of a rush!
As an aside, I just went to Walmart tonight and bought some items to send to Angely for her 9th birthday. It’s in September, but it takes a good 3 months for items to get there at the moment so I am sending things now. I’m so grateful that the Compassion staff traveling with us were able to mention that they are actively trying to reduce the time between letters. I can’t tell you how excited I am to buy her things knowing more about her interests and what kinds of things I can send through the mail! More about that in the post for Saturday. Continue reading