Talking to the teachers right now!

Candace & Elizabeth report all kiddos are amazed by the Gysers, & Ranger Matts knowledge!  Texas and Arkansa are having a great time together making new friends!

….they’ll be posting soon!  Lots of fun at 360 Ranch! best-alix

Geysers, waterfalls … and Old Faithful. Yellowstone is amazing!

You can’t image the awesome beauty of this historic park. Shortly after our arrival we headed straight into the heart of America’s first national park to experience its world-renowned geothermal features. You may have seen Yellowstone pictures, but nothing compares to being here in person. Our park ranger is so informative, the perfect guide with answers to all our questionsImage! More details to come. Stay tuned!

Our gear has arrived!!!

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Mr. Ackley

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Parent meeting at peak!!!!!

Uphill the easy way

Teachers got to ride horses up to the top of the ziplining course on our first morning of activities. Some teachers were experts and others were riding for the first time. Luckily we had some well behaved horses who made going uphill so easy.

Costa Rica Critters

 

Stunning view along the equator

Scenic view along the equator

Even our roadside stops were educational and breathtaking!  We learned that the brick “walls” were markers for the equator, and enjoyed spectacular views of the canyon and rivor below.  Our Travel Manager, Gloria, ensured we were educated the plant life around us.

Breathtaking views of Quito

Explorating Quito from the amazing view at the Panecillo hillside

The Discovery teachers in Ecuador got a birds-eye view of Quito and the colors of the town from the top of the Panecillo hillside.  It was absolutely stunning!

Cultural Experience in Ecuador

What a fantastic trip we are having!  Yesterday, we saw an incredible church from the early 1600’s whicih was like stepping into part of heaven!  Today after shopping in an open air market, we had an amazing lunch where we were serenaded by a group of walking musicians.  The country is celebrating Carnival this weekend which has been a cultural experience in itself.  From visiting the equator to churches to local communities, I have already learned so much.

Thanks Discovery!!!

Donna P.

The inside of this church was gilded with gold.Market in OtavaloOur musicians for the traditional lunch in the hacienda Pinsaqui

Getting ready to ride in Cotopaxi

Geared up in chagra for our horseback ride

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