Highlights of the 2006 & 2008 Trips
(click on the Trips link at the left for entire trip details)

Highlights of the 2006 trip include:

  • Meeting with Zapatistas in the state of Chiapas, Mexico (pictured here)
  • Homestays in Oaxaca
  • Meeting and staying with Sister Peggy O’Neil in Suchitoto El Salvador
  • Shadowing Peace Corp volunteers for two days in Morazán El Salvador
  • Traveling into the former zones of conflict during the Contra War in the 1980s in northern Nicaragua.

Highlights of the 2008 trip include:

  • Homestays in Amatlan and Oaxaca Mexico
  • Studying the 2006 protests in Oaxaca
  • Hiking and spending the night at the Benito Juarez ejidal community in Oaxaca
  • Meeting with the Fathers Dean Brackley, Jon Sobrino, Rogelio ponseele and Sister Peggy O'Neill in El Salvador to discuss issues relating to poverty and personal vocation
  • Shadowing Peace Corp volunteers in Morazan, El Salvador
  • Hiking with former guerrillas on the Guazap volcano in El Salvador
  • Cave tubing in Belize
  • Visiting the Mayan site Tikal in Guatemala
  • Hiking the Pacaya volcano in Guatemala to see the lava flow