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Final Impressions of Peru

by Sam Slevens


At the beginning of the fall semester, we asked student Sam Slevens about her first impressions of Peru. Now, as the semester comes to a close, she shared her thoughts with us again. The dreaded week has come… our time...
December 6, 2018
		
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Peru
Amazon Studies
Student Post

"Firsts" in Peru

by Molly Sayles


1. First time experiencing fabulous new fruits. We have been lucky enough to visit local chacras and sometimes the farmers hack into a fruit with a machete and let us try it!   We didn’t eat this little pineapple, but...
November 7, 2018
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Student Post

Bears, Bromeliads, Bosque de Nubes

by Lindsay Finnell


Hey friends and folks! We’ve just returned from two weeks in the Cusco region to the full brunt of tropical heat. Cusco is located in the Sacred Valley of the Peruvian Andes at around 12,000 ft, and we were blessed...
October 26, 2018
		
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Faculty Post

VIDEO: Tracking Andean Bears in Peru

by Mark Bowler, Ph.D.


Earlier this semester, SFS Peru journeyed to Wayqecha Biological Station, on the edge of Manu National Park, to learn about bear conservation. SFS' Dr. Mark Bowler put together a video of the trip - check it out below! Dr. Bowler...
May 7, 2018
		
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Student Post

Cloud Forest Exploration

by Emily Hagerott


We’ve spent the past week of class road tripping through the Andes Mountains near Cusco, stopping periodically for lectures or to visit museums. I’ve particularly enjoyed all of our field excursions this week, but my favorite site was undoubtedly Wayqecha...
March 14, 2018
		
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