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The Andes Are Alive with the Sound of Music

The historic colonial city of Cuzco, Peru, is located high in the Andes Mountains, almost 10,000 feet above sea level.  The surrounding mountains hide indigenous villages with small community schools.  In an effort to encourage Quechua children to attend school, … Continue reading

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Installing Swing Sets in the Cuzco and Sacred Valley Areas of Peru

Two years ago, several of my family members and I were in Cuzco and the adjacent Sacred Valley.  At the end of our tour, our guide and his brother–Willow and David Torres–helped us fabricate and install a swing set at … Continue reading

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A Swing Set for a School in Urco, Sacred Valley, Peru

Two years ago, while visiting Cuzco and Sacred Valley, Peru, we made the acquaintance of Willow, a local guide, and his brother David, a fabricator.  While there, we constructed a swing set at a preschool in the hills above the … Continue reading

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Hanging Out with Preschool Kids in Cuzco, Peru

Over the summer, while in Cuzco, Peru, my relatives and I got a chance to hang out briefly at a preschool located on a hillside overlooking the city.  We were there to install a swing set. Our Cuzco guide–Wilfredo Torres (aka … Continue reading

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