Peru 2020

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Peru 2020

Reflecting back to Peru

Hola GCU! Returning after spending nine days in Peru I have had some time to reflecton my experiences while studying abroad. I am grateful to be apart of this amazing opportunity and have the chance to connect with my fellow students and the Peruvian culture. Studying abroad may seem frightening and uncomfortable to think about

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Peru 2020

Homestretch

Previous Next Today we said hasta luego to Peru and hello to the United States. Even though we all enjoyed our study abroad experience, many of us are thankful to return home and get back into our normal routines. Study abroad is an amazing thing to participate in and everyone should do it at least

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Peru 2020

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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Peru 2020

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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Peru 2020

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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Peru 2020

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