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The unexpected and expected

Needless to say, this trip has already been filled with dramatic sights and beautiful architecture. It is not surprising that the things my group has seen are extremely surprising. I know that all the UNA study abroad trips are one great experience after another, but why?   The preparation for an excursion like this can be nothing short of taxing. As I sit on 5 a.m. seven hour bus ride from Lima to Nazca, I think about the logistics. Our time is filled with activities of all different types. Every day in the country has been mapped out so the … // Read more

“Roller coaster” ride and touching really old stuff…

So if you do decide to go on this trip, I highly recommend that you fight for the front seat on the bus from Nazca to Arequipa. It’s like being on a roller coaster for several hours (they do make medicine and motion sickness patches… so you will be okay.) In addition to it being a fun ride, the landscape around you is B-E-A-UTIFUL! We were driving through the desert and the mountains (as far as you could see) and we were also super close to the ocean. We got to see the sunset. The sky was orange and yellow … // Read more