Monthly Archives: March 2014

Final Update: Paz Perú

It’s been almost five days since we concluded our projects in Arequipa. After we finished, five of the Symantec Service Corps traveled to Cusco, Perú to visit Machu Picchu. Three days later, I’m the only SSC team member left in … Continue reading

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Segunda parte: Peruvian Cuisine

My colleagues here in Perú tell me I should write a second blog posting about Peruvian Cuisine because there is so much I left out of the first blog post. It’s nearly impossible to write a single blog post about … Continue reading

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Final CIED Project Update

Share a little bit about your experience working with CIED? “To be honest, I did not know what to expect in Peru or when working with people at CIED. I have traveled many times outside India before but this was … Continue reading

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Cuy Cuy Cuy

It’s official!! We have had cuy. Prakash, Marq, and I went to Picanteria Ocopa and shared one: Claire and Joe went to Cuyeria “Sonia” con cabeza y sin cabeza Comment below… …and read our reviews…

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Getting Around Arequipa

Navigating through the city of Arequipa is quite an adventure.  Our hotel is located in the historic district, so walking the streets between the hotel and the main town square, La Plaza de Armas, is very easy to do.  There … Continue reading

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Enjoying a South American Passtime – Futbol in Arequipa

This past weekend Chris Brown, our interpreter and I had the distinct pleasure of attending a professional futbol game at Unsa stadium in downtown Arequipa. The game took place on a beautifully sunny Sunday afternoon. People were showing up from … Continue reading

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Leadership Training on the River Chile

One of the reasons I wanted to join the Symantec Service Corps, besides to do good, was to work on my own leadership skills in a completely different context. I’ve had a lot of classic leadership training both at Symantec … Continue reading

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