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Masamora de quinoa with apple compote

Daniela, Participant

This is our second and a half dessert. It’s very similar to pudding. You need Cinnamon sticks (1-2ish), Quinoa, 1 Star anis, water, 400g condensed milk, 400g normal milk, 2 tbsps corn starch, and 3 tbsps sugar. Wash the quinoa and put it in a......Read More

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Quick Update!

Lydia, Participant

Hi everyone! We recently returned from our mini X-phase to Machu Picchu. What a time and a half! With students planning all elements of the course, we successfully took a four hour bus ride, trekked carrying our tents and snacky peanuts for three......Read More

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Cooking!

Daniela, Participant

I once again have a new recipie to share to Adam and my mass following of Peruvian cooking enthusiasts. We can’t let our fans down. I am writing about Espagettis a la Huancaina. It serves 1-2 people. I personally thought the sauce was......Read More

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ISP Cooking Day 6

Adam Marcelo, Participant

Hello everyone! I know you missed us and our delicious recipes as we were unfortunately in some random place in Peru. 😉  In all seriousness, Machu Picchu was amazing and I know my dad is still waiting for the numerous photos I took. Sorry I am......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Andes Amazon

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Return from Machu Picchu

Sara Khorshidi, Participant

I remember lying on the linoleum floor of my 6th grade history teacher’s classroom, scouring through his massive collection of National Geographic issues.  My ultimate dream was to photograph for them: Travelling the world in perilous......Read More

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Home away from home

Abby Meyers, Participant

Thought of the day: For me, true home is where I grew up. Home is the front yard I played on every day as I child, or the people I grew up knowing and saying hi to on a daily basis. But can home also be a place – anywhere is in this diverse......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Andes Amazon

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ISP Cooking Day 5

Adam Marcelo, Participant

Hello everyone! Today we made two fantastic dishes. These included Sollerido, a delicious Peruvian salad and Lomo Saltado, an amazing beef dish that has been my personal favorite in Urubamba. Since I was feeling a little under the weather last week,......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Andes Amazon

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Making World Corners and Stuff

Ruby Lamb, Participant

Hellooo Yak Board! Although we are leaving tomorrow, with over two weeks in Urubamba under our belt I think most of us are feeling pretty settled here. This settling, this slipping into a routine of days full of walking now familiar streets, Spanish......Read More

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¡Bye for Three Days!

Ruby Lamb, Participant

To Everybody! Group B is off to Machu Picchu tomorrow. We will be back on Thursday and you can expect students to have the opportunity to contact Friday. Talk soon!...Read More

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Machu Picchu Planning

Jane, Participant

The past few weeks we have been working together as a team to plan our upcoming visit to Machu Picchu. We all have different roles including transportation coordinators, budget directors, and group gaurdians. Yesterday we spent most of the morning......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Andes Amazon

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All A&A groups safe and sound after...

Julianne, Dragons Admin

Dear families and friends of Andes & Amazon students, As you may have heard, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck north of Puno in Cusco early this morning at 3:50 am local time.  We wanted to inform you right away that all three of the Andes......Read More

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Cooking Day 3

Daniela, Participant

Hello again- Today we went to the market and made two sauces both of which are served over boiled and sliced potatoes of your choice. Both sauces can also be garnished with a hard boiled egg Papa a la Huancaina Serves 5 1/2 Onion 5 Aji Amarillos (If......Read More

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ISP Cooking Day 2

Adam Marcelo, Participant

Hello everyone! We are back with another few dishes. Today we made three dishes including Tiradito, Aji de Quinoa o Pollo, and Vejetales de Panko. Daniela will be writing about Aji de Quinoa and Vejetales de Panko and I will be writing about......Read More

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Cooking 2

Daniela, Participant

Headline: I still haven’t figured out spell check Hey all this is cooking day 2. All this serves two people Vejetales al Panko: Medium large zuccini 2 Medium Carrots 1/2 tsp salt 2 eggs panko 1/4 tsp black pepper SAUCE: 1 oz soy sauce Ginger 1......Read More