Wednesday, 21 August 2013

I'm Home!

After an amazing two weeks in Ecuador I have returned home! It was a little bittersweet to leave some new found friends behind, though coming home to my family's traditional french meat pie was a nice surprise.

Since my trip was so fantastic and action packed I've decided that one post about the trip wouldn't be enough. I will therefore be starting with Day 1 and recounting all of the amazing things we did with a separate post for each day. It may take a while for me to get all the days out there, but I am extremely excited to share my experience with you!

Click the links below to read about each day:
Day 1 - August 7th 2013

Wednesday, 7 August 2013

The Ed-Venture Begins

The day has finally come! Today is the day I leave for Ecuador. It is unbelievable that over a year of planning has passed by and we will soon begin our adventure. I posted some of my "thank you's" to my personal Facebook page, but I thought I'd share them here as well:

Thank you Krista and Laura for being brave enough to take twelve teenage girls to Ecuador. Thanks for all the time you have devoted to this trip and for always being fantastic and fun. I'd also like to thank Krista for taking me to We Day, I had a blast! Thank you Glenda, even though you are no longer going on the trip with us it was still great to meet you. A massive thank you to Nancy, without you I would never be going on this trip. I would like to thank Nancy, Bonnie, and Sharon for being incredible Guiders. You have all been extremely supportive of me and I thank you for being such a huge part of my Guiding. Thanks to the eleven other girls going on this trip for being so amazing and friendly. I'm so glad to have met you. Thank you to my Mom, Dad, and the rest of my family for always being so supportive of my Guiding and this trip to Ecuador. Thank you to anyone who has ever made a donation or supported my trip through fundraising. You are all amazing and I (and my parents) thank you very much! Thanks to anyone who has every bought a box of Girl Guide cookies from me... and no, they are not made out of Girl Guides (*cough* Mr. Lucy *cough*). Thank you to anyone who has ever expressed interest in my trip or asked me about it. Your patience while I excitedly rambled on was greatly appreciated. And finally, I would like to thank everyone who told me to have fun on my trip to Africa. I hope you have fun on your next geography test.

I also have to thank each and every one of you who has visited my blog and taken the time to read my posts. I hope you continue to come back and visit. I look forward to sharing all of my experiences with you.

Have a lovely day, I'll see you in two weeks!