Category Archives: Peru

La Cocina Peruana: Arequipa

Our resident food critic and H2Passport: Peru student Dennis Mitchell walks us through the tastes of Peru in a two-part series, ending in Arequipa. Within our first two hours in Arequipa, I realized that it was everything Lima was not. Whereas Lima was big, hot, wet, … Continue reading

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Taking the Peruvian Polar Plunge

After their visit to Taquile Island, H2Passport: Peru student Dani Carson was one of five ladies brave enough to jump into the frigid waters of Lake Titicaca, and she says she’d do it again. Read about Dani’s experience, and follow to the … Continue reading

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My Peruvian Prosperity

After an enlightening conversation with the girlfriend of their tour guide, honors pre-med student Anthony Azzun‘s eyes opened to the rich history of religious art in La Catedral del Cuzco. Anthony was one of 16 honors students to take part in H2Passport: Peru, a new study-at-home-and-abroad experience offered by … Continue reading

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Presenting Abroad: Coursework Behind the Vacation

       After researching in Fayetteville, all of the students participating in H2Passport: Peru gave a presentation at their site of interest. Honors College Fellow and English major Dylan DeLay reports on the awe of experiencing the meticulous stonework of Ollantaytambo in person. After turning … Continue reading

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La Cocina Peruana: Lima

Our resident food critic and H2Passport: Peru student Dennis Mitchell walks us through the tastes of Peru in a multi-part series beginning in Lima. During my time in Peru, I have received a certain reputation. A reputation as someone who will try … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Our Smiles Fool You

With bright textiles and chicha morada in abundance, the H2Passport: Peru intersession course was a whirlwind of cultural riches. Don’t think that means that it was lacking in rigor. Dr. Laurence Hare, who led the course along with Dr. Shawn Austin, … Continue reading

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Final Rays of a Child of the Sun

Fortified by corn beer and a last meal of vegetables, a young Incan girl of noble family made the dizzying climb up Mount Ampato, where priests sacrificed her to Apu, the mountain god. Her body was recovered in 1995, preserved … Continue reading

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Window Seat on a Night Flight

On her way to Peru, honors biology major Kaitlyn Akel looks out the airplane window and finds unexpected visions in the city lights stretching out below. Kaitlyn is one of 16 honors students taking part in H2Passport: Peru, a new … Continue reading

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Setting Out: A Pre-Departure Reflection

Honors College Fellow and English major Brock DeMark is the first student to submit a blog for H2Passport: Peru trip –– thanks Brock! Perhaps the biggest challenge at this point is packing for summertime in Lima and the rainy season … Continue reading

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