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Machu Picchu

Previous Next Our volunteer clinic work has come to end and we are all savoring our last few days in Peru. Although it has been a lot of work and tiring days, the clinics are where we learned so much about Peruvian heath care and new things that will help us as nurses. Today we

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Clinic Reflections

“Hola! Today’s clinic we were on a mountain named Ñusta. I was at the head to toe assessment with Lexy and Allison. Going into this station I was a little nervous and uncomfortable with speaking Spanish and interacting with the patients. Though my confidence was low at first Laura was very helpful and she encouraged

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GCU in South Africa

It’s almost time!!

Our bags are almost packed and we are all ready to go!! South Africa is only a 16 hour flight away…. SIXTEEN HOUR FLIGHT yikes! It will be well worth the cramped legs and boredom once there. Some of the highlights of our trip will be visiting elementary schools in the Durban area. Most of

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Local shopping and more clinic work!

Our day began early in order to get the most out of the day in Cusco, Peru! Mamma Maria and Papa Adolfo, our house parents, made us a delicious Peruvian breakfast of bread, jams, fruit and eggs before we headed into town. We spent the morning shopping the local stores and found unique souviners of

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Llamas, Alpacas, Guanaco, And Vicuña, oh my!

Hola amigos! Today we began our day with a light breakfast then we were picked up promptly at 7am for our city tour. By bus, we were first taken to a scenic overlook of Cusco city where we were able to take a few pictures. Next we stopped at Tambomach’ay where after a short hike

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Arrival

The Georgian Court University nursing students have began their trip to Peru! After nearly 19 hours of traveling and one missed flight, we have all made it to our home stay in Cusco. The views from the airport to our home were spectacular and it’s safe to say that we are all looking forward to

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