July 26, 2015 - India

The Sunday afternoon heat beats through the window onto my body. I don’t feel it, though. I lay wrapped up in a Mickey Mouse sheet, shivering.

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July 27, 2015 - Mexico

Thus far, most of my blogs have captured experiences with Amextra and its impact. I want to offer a glimpse of life with our host family.

July 25, 2015 - Thailand

Enter: Matt and Roman into Soi 17.  Soi translates as street, but definitely not the type of street that you are thinking about.  In the slums, “s

July 23, 2015 - Thailand

“I’ll give you 50 baht to eat this,” I say to my teammate, Steven, as I wag a crusty slice of foot skin, freshly picked from my new calluses.

July 22, 2015 - Thailand

My teammate, Beth, and I share a room with one of our hosts, Sohm. She is 17 years old and loves rugby and singing.

July 22, 2015 - Mexico

In some ways, the last 10 days since mid trek retreat have felt like us starting all over again on the Trek.