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Incredible Journey

The double peak of Mount Tunari poked up just beyond the closer ridgeline, hazy in the distance, but evidence that Cochabamba lay in the valley beyond it.  I have never been so happy to see that peak!  After seemingly endless hours … Continue reading

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“This is different”

Smiles were nearly bursting out of their faces as the boys rowed the simmering black army raft across the glistening, rust-colored lake.  Noe (Noah) was a fitting captain and with newfound skill guided his crew in an ever more direct … Continue reading

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The Tropics

I think my favorite part about our trip to the jungle was the kids complaining about bug bites, heat and humidity from time to time.  “You SEE why I don’t like the jungle?” I would laugh at them.  “Suck it … Continue reading

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Excitement Multiplied

In recent months, Fundación Aventura has been presented with a series of opportunities to expand our influence and ability to help raise up youth, not just in Bolivia, but beyond.  Thanks to seemingly random conversations, we are developing a strategic … Continue reading

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Surprised by Growth

Our recent adventure trip to Toro Toro with 15 young men from the Bolivia Life Center was marked by multiple examples of boys stepping forward to accept responsibilities and confront fears in ways I had not anticipated.  Throughout our 3 … Continue reading

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Learning to Lead

On the cusp of the Amazon Basin, where the towering Andes mountains fall away dramatically into the jungle, it rains a lot. Almost constantly.  The change in climate and vegetation is instantaneous; within meters, the dreary pines and alpine grasses … Continue reading

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