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Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (4-week) – Group B

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Itinerary Update

Los Instructores, Instructor

Greetings from Guatemala City! I am pleased to present the itinerary for our final week in Guatemala. After students expressed a strong desire to find a way to go swimming, so the group has decided that for their X-Phase we will go to the Rio Dulce......Read More

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Café La Voz

Emily Patterson, Participant

For most of us, me included, drinking coffee is an everyday occurrence. While we don’t exactly think about the act, it’s how we start our day and we need it to function. But do we stop and think about where it comes from? Nelly and I got the......Read More

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ISP

Felipe Auriemo, Participant

1518, the spaniards invaded and took over Guatemala. Took over the country that once belonged to the Maya people, disregarding their own achievements and forcing their beliefs and culture into their lives. We only talk about history from that point......Read More

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El Red Cat

Primo, Participant

El Red Cat is a restaurant in Xela Guatemala. It was founded by Willy Barreno, as a place to work for immigrants returned from the united states. In the afternoon of June 7, our dragons group visited his cafe, he talked to us about his cause and......Read More

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Ruins

Letitia and Emily, Participant

We left Puerta Dorada at around 9 in the morning, setting ourselves up for a long 10 hour car ride. In a large van that we traveled in, we were only accompanied by each other and Beatles as they played quietly over the speakers. We passed through......Read More

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Orientation

Stella and Samara, Participant

Our trip began with an introduction to the expectations and rules for this course. We discussed the importance of the Red Rules and being a learner (one who immerses themselves in culture and strives to learn more) as opposed to a tourist (one who......Read More