Amazon Day Four

Community service at San Antonio de Marino

Matt constructing playground for children

Lucio, world renowned Amazon birder

Birding with guides, Lucio and Willy, in the early morning. Community service and loads of fun with the villagers at San Antonio de Mirano on the Napo River. Check out pictures by clicking on the . . . → Read More: Amazon Day Four

Amazon Pink Dolphins – Grace Hanson

Grace and Anna mark their journals with nature dyes

Today we moved from the Explorama lodge to the Explornapo lodge. It took an hour and a half boat ride with stops at a sugar cane processing plant and a local clinic. On the boat ride we traveled through the intersection of the Napo and . . . → Read More: Amazon Pink Dolphins – Grace Hanson

Amazon Day Two & Three (slide show)

Amazon Day Two & Three (slide show)

Puzzles Never Seemed So Cool – Sarah Strohmayer

Sarah puzzling with new friends

After almost 24 hours of travel and almost no sleep, except on the floor of the Lima airport, we arrived safely in the Amazon!!! We were met at the gate by a bus from Explorama and our guides Lucio and Willy. We were immediately placed in the action when . . . → Read More: Puzzles Never Seemed So Cool – Sarah Strohmayer

Amazon – Day One (slideshow)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tce886789Nw

SSFS students arrive safely in the Amazon!

After almost 24 hours of travel by plane, bus, and boat all of us safely arrived at Explorama Lodge on the Amazon. Before getting on our boat to float 1 1/2 hrs down river we took a quick walk through the open market in Iquitos.

Group shot at Washington National Airport

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Leaving for the Amazon!!! – Emma Gorin

In less than 24 hours we leave for the Amazon… and I could not be more excited/nervous/pumped/crazed/every other good emotion possible! I’m so happy and fortunate that I get to go on this trip and I’ve been packing for literally three weeks. I’ve been out of the country before, to Mexico, Costa Rica, and Canada, . . . → Read More: Leaving for the Amazon!!! – Emma Gorin

Amazon Intersession Video

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Amazon Intersession Trip

The Amazon intersession trip will be leaving Saturday, March 12, and will be returning on Sunday, March 20. Members of the intersession will be posting trip updates whenever possible.