200 Photos - Nov 7, 2012
Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Gayle wins this one.Photo: Not really sure how John managed to look like that evil penguin from Wallace and Gromit.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Didn´t actually realize how many pictures I´d be taking when I put that shirt on.Photo: Home.Photo: Blaine doing his Blaine thing.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: I think Idalis was trying to get me to smile in this one.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: At the Catholic retreat center in Lima where we had our orientation for the first few days.Photo: Our room in Yanacoto.Photo: Bobi, our family´s dog. We think they´re trying to say "Bobby."Photo: The next several shots are the 180 degree view from our roof.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Ronald, Antonella, and Valentina.Photo: The view from our room.Photo: El Cristo Blanco (white Christ). Couldn´t pass up taking a picture with it.Photo: Some flower at our host dad´s mom´s house.Photo: View from her roof.Photo: Photo: We were there for Ronald´s brother´s wedding.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Matias and Valentina.Photo: Ronald setting up, though I was the one who figured out how to get the arch to stay in place.Photo: Photo: Photo: Valentina and a cousin.Photo: Photo: Photo: Antonella being way too cute.Photo: Photo: Viviana and Antonella. We really lucked out with our host family. They´re incredible.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Wedding meal, served well past midnight.Photo: La hora loca.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Bobi´s mom. Much calmer.Photo: Decorations made of food.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Action shot of the cuyes running around.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Not in the least bit guilty looking.Photo: And here´s why.Photo: Apparently a poetry recital. Not really sure. Amanda went.Photo: Don´t know what the soldiers are doing there either.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: The garden in front of our house.Photo: Another view from our room.Photo: A typical night at our house. I swear there has to be a carbon monoxide leak somewhere.Photo: Photo: On the way to see the heiroglyphs.Photo: Photo: Photo: The pictures don´t show them nearly as well as I´d hoped. I think there´s a serpent or something.Photo: Can´t tell from this photo, but that spider was HUGE.Photo: Photo: Sarah, Menda and Alex hiking up being me for a better view of the heiroglyphs.Photo: Photo: Photo: You can kind of see them in this one.Photo: Photo: View from the top of the mountain we hiked up.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Yanacoto and surrounding communities.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Pictures from this crazy desert that´s all sand for 8 months and all green for the rest of the year. Ask Menda about it if you´re interested. I´m pretty sure it´s the only place in the world that does this. Something about the Andes and their proximity to the coast trapping all the fog.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Environmental education at its best. (Menda is pretty sure this guy made these puppets himself, using recycled plastic bottles for their structure.)Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Menda and Raquel, a good friend of ours.Photo: Scorpions are found all over the place.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Seriously. All sand for most of the year.Photo: Photo: Group shot for the environmental group.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Garbage dump.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Beach next to a garbage dump.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Old garbage dump.Photo: Photo: Marsh next to a garbage dump.Photo: Beach next to a marsh next to a garbage dump.Photo: Photo: Photo: All right, Allison: What is it?Photo: Photo: Menda and Todd teaching a class.Photo: Photo: Photo: Castle built sometime in the past 100 years by some rich lady who wanted a castle. Now a tourist attraction with a weird mix of stuff inside, including but not limited to dead animals and a pisco distillery.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: I guess the rhino was fake, but the elephant was real.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Food court at the Universidad Agraria in Molina. Incredible homemade icecream.Photo: Community maps for diagnostic purposes.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: By far my favorite.Photo: Photo: Me (as Zorro) and Antonella.Photo: Photo: Photo: I´m not sure who Matias was for Halloween.Photo: Birthday party.