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Sundhya Alter

Sundhya is passionate about music, traveling and international relations. She hopes that through diving deep into this experience she will be able to recenter herself and her beliefs by gaining wider world perspectives. While in Ecuador Sundhya plans to explore her interest in singing, yoga and women rights within a new culture. Her goals for her year are to become proficient in Spanish, develop a broad perspective on global issues and become more accustomed to taking risks outside her comfort zone. Her favorite quote is “Lets make our future now, and lets make our dreams tomorrows reality.” Malala Yousafzai


Live From The Field

March 21, 2019

[image: IMG_3154.JPG] Aji is something that I am going to miss. I am going to miss its spicy tanginess that always hits right where it’s supposed to. When I think of aji I think of my abuelas smile as she peels potatoes in the kitchen, or my host brothers laugh, or even the long bus...

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A Listen Into my Life

February 3, 2019

7am: “I’m Into Something Good” by the bird and the bee Every morning I wake up to frost covering the window, the banging of pots and pans coming from the kitchen and if i’m lucky a view of the mountains just outside my window. As I am the last one in my family to get...

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Embracing the Uncomfortable

October 9, 2018

Today is October 9th. Not only does that mean that i’ve been in Ecuador for about one month but it also means fall. The leaves change into beautiful gold, red and orange colors and its the time when apples are the right amount of crispy. The air is chilled so vests are now again in...

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Follow the White Chacos

August 25, 2018

This blog post is coming to you from Gate number 5 at the Minneapolis international airport. Initially I was thinking about writing my first blog post from home as sort of a goodbye to a place I wouldn’t come back to until April and all the things I would miss. But I decided against it...

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