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HIES Group Arrival

I-Team, Instructor

Hello Everyone! After arriving safely to Bolivia, the group has reveled in a beautiful day full of enjoyment and looking forward to the journey to come.  They are excited to be here, and will spend the next couple of days in orientation.  More to......Read More

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Bolivia Bound!

Luis and Itza, Instructor

Hello Students , Families and Friends of HIES! This is a note from your Dragons instructors Itza and Luis to say hello from Santa Cruz! We’re here in Bolivia’s largest city preparing everything for your arrival tomorrow. We’re enjoying the......Read More

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Yo it’s Patton 😎

Patton Mooney, Participant

Hi! My name is Patton Mooney. I have two parents, two brothers and two dogs. I love music, sleeping, sarcasm, La Croix, reading, medical dramas, Dazed and Confused, Ben and Jerry’s Phish Food and Annie’s Mac and Cheese.  My two favorite......Read More

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Hi from Sarah!!

Sarah Scothorn, Participant

Hi I am Sarah!! I am so excited to go on this trip! We’ve been talking about it for what seems like an eternity, and now it is so close! I have never been on a trip like this, so I am very excited to see what it brings. I am 16 years old and......Read More

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Life of Leigh

Leigh Rolston, Participant

My full name is Rebecca Leigh Rolston, but I go by Leigh, I don’t know why, blame my parents. I have a 19 yr old brother, Will, who (regardless of being an idiot sometimes) I absolutely love and adore. My mom, despite sometimes butting heads, is......Read More

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Hello from Cat :)

Catherine Shamanski, Participant

Hey there! My name is Catherine Shamanski, but sometimes, people call me “Cat.” I’m going to go ahead and dive right in: I have a brother who is 13 and really into baseball. I also have great parents and two as equally great dogs.......Read More

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Hi!!

LE Crosswell, Participant

Hi I’m LE! I am so excited for Bolivia!! I play basketball and run track. I love hiking, puppies, camp, mission trips, and food! I’ve probably backpacked over 20 national parks in my life! I am a coke addict (like the soda), so I’m......Read More

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Getting to Know Pete

Pete Correll, Participant

My names is Pete Correll. I live in Atlanta Georgia. In my free time I love to enjoy the outdoors my going hunting, fishing, hiking, or anything else in the outdoors. I have two older sisters one who is 21 and one who is 19. My family and I love to......Read More

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Salvete from Jaylee

Jaylee Davis, Participant

Hi! My name is Jaylee Davis and I am beyond excited (although a bit scared) to be traveling to Bolivia with my fellow classmates, learning more about myself, my peers, and a different culture in the process. I am the oldest of three; I have both a......Read More

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all about ansley 🌲

Ansley Diaz, Participant

Hi, I’m Ansley Diaz, aka “Tree”, I am 16 years-old and have lived in Florida, Washington DC, and now the big ATL. This year I played on the JV and varsity basketball teams at HIES and attempted at throwing shot-put and discus......Read More

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Hi!!

LE Crosswell, Participant

Hey I’m LE!! I play basketball and I love hiking, puppies, country music, mission trips, and ice cream! I have probably backpacked over 20 national parks in my life, so I’m really excited for the trekking part of the trip! I am also a......Read More

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About me

Andie Miles, Participant

What excites me so much for the trip is the experiences we will get from the different outlooks of the culture of Bolivia and our homestead. What makes me nervous for Bolivia is the chance of during trekking that we will get lost and have no......Read More

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Howdy

Eliza, Participant

Hi I’m Eliza and I am 16 years old. I am excited to explore the city, but nervous about not having my music. Excited for the trip!...Read More

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Hey from Lucy!

Lucy Brumbaugh, Participant

Hi! I’m Lucy Brumbaugh and I am so excited for Bolivia! I am a type one diabetic, I love to try new things (one of my goals is to try at least one new thing every day!) and I know zero Spanish. I am going to get very homesick and miss my......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

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Introduction from Luis

Luis Alvarado, Participant

Hello Students and Families of HIES! My name is Luis Alvarado and I’ll be one of your instructors on your course this Summer to Nicaragua. I was happy to see and hear from some of you during the video conference call the other night and for those......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

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Introduccion de Instructora: Hola a todos!

Itza Martinez de Eulate, Participant

Hola estudiantes, profesores y padres de familia! I am Itza Martinez de Eulate Lanza alongside Luis I’ll be one of the two instructors that will be with you during this amazing journey. A little bit about me, I was born in Managua, Nicaragua.......Read More