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San Diego State University

GOLD:  Guatemala Opportunities in Learning across Distances

2016 Schedule

 

Thursday 24 March

  • Depart San Diego International Airport at 12:53 A. M.
  • Arrive La Aurora International Airport, Guatemala City 9:06 P. M.
  • Arrive Nova Hostel, Guatemala City 10:45 P.M.

Friday 25 March

  • Breakfast at Nova Hostel
  • Cultural Excursion – Museo de los Niños
  • Cultural Excursion – Mira Flores Museum
  • Depart Guatemala City for Antigua in late A. M.
  • Lunch at La Fonda or La Condessa
  • Check-in at Aurora Hotel
  • Afternoon tour of Antigua
  • Dinner
  • Evening debriefing at hotel

Saturday 26 March

  • Breakfast at hotel restaurant
  • A. M. tour of ancient ruins Antigua
  • Lunch
  • Depart for Chichicastenango
  • Evening arrival at Santo Tomás Hotel
  • Dinner at the Santo Tomás Hotel
  • Evening debriefing at hotel

Sunday 27 March

  • Breakfast at hotel restaurant
  • Cultural Excursion – Market Day Chichicastenango
  • Lunch in Chichicastenango
  • Cultural Excursion – Market Day Chichicastenango
  • Lesson Planning by the pool (4:00 P. M.)
  • Dinner at Santo Tomás
  • Evening debriefing at the Santo Tomás Hotel

Monday – Thursday 28 - 31 March

  • AM departure for Patalup Primary School
  • Co-teaching classroom instruction
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon co-teaching of Basico students
  • Afternoon departure for Chichicastenango
  • Cultural Excursion – Home visits with indigenous families (one day)
  • Dinner
  • Evening debriefing at the Santo Tomás Hotel

Friday 1 April

  • Breakfast at the Santo Tomás Hotel
  • Cultural Excursion – Market Day Chichicastenango
  • Dinner
  • Evening debriefing at the Santo Tomás Hotel
  • Depart Santo Tomás Hotel
  • Cultural Excursion – Hike to Widows Weaving Cooperative – Chontola
  • Lunch at Chontola
  • Depart for Lake Attitlan and Panajachel
  • P. M. arrival and check-in at Cacinque Inn
  • Afternoon exploration of Panajachel
  • Dinner at the Cacique Inn
  • Evening debriefing at Cacique Inn

Saturday 2 April

·          Breakfast at Cacique Inn Hotel

·          Cultural Excursion – Lake Atitlan communities by Zip line

·          Cultural Excursion – Lunch at La Iguana Perdida on Lake Atitlan

·          Afternoon departure for Antigua

·          P. M. arrival and check-in at Aurora Hotel

·          Dinner at the restaurant of your choice - Antigua

·          Evening debriefing at hotel

Sunday 3 April

  • Breakfast at hotel restaurant 9:00 A. M.
  • Depart for Guatemala City International Airport 10 A. M.
  • Lunch at the La Aurora International Airport
  • Depart for United States 2:22 P. M.
  • Arrive San Diego International Airport 10:27 P. M.

 

 


Beautifully colorful belts
Ziplining in Guatemala
Helping the children in the classroom