Hello Amazing OG'ers around the world and everyone following in. Right now we are just entering our second week in our own little paradise known as North Maragoli. We've been super busy, super innovative and super epic as we work away on our amazing projects....

I can hear the question already: “What did you do!?” Here is how one participant described their time at Elephant Nature Park (ENP): “Cold showers, machete grass cutting, pumpkin washing, banana planting, rats, dogs, shoveling ele poo, ele bathing, chilling with local school kids, riding in really...

Okay, so about two weeks ago my journey in Peru began. It all started at the Lima airport where I was happily welcomed by Jonah and Laura. Next came the rest of the group members on the trip who, as I type this I am...

So, I have been in Peru for about two weeks now, but it feels like much longer. The rooster outside is starting to feel like the family dog, and I´d wayyy rather have condiments out of a bag. I also can´t imagine driving in anything other than...

Round two of Operation Groundswell in the South East Asia region has just begun!! Staying in the backpacker Mecca of Koh San Rd, the crew is adjusting to the heat, hustle, bustle and pad tai of Thailand. We spoiled ourselves immensely the first night with some...

Wednesday was the official start of the West Africa Global Health program, as our nine fresh-faced participants finally arrived at Kotoka International Airport from their trans-Atlantic journeys. And they were thrown right into the grind of things, interacting with artisans and husslers over buying –...

After six weeks together the group is now starting to disperse one by one. Sonny and Rachel depart at 9pm tonight, while Hannah leaves at 4am. Sanjna will be leaving tomorrow morning, and Anika, Arielle, and myself are off tomorrow night. It is hard to believe...

After our amazing tour of Jaipur the team received even more pampering with a day in Agra and a tour of one of the World Wonders. Sacrifice must always be made in times pampering and we all woke up at 5:30am to leave for 6am to Agra. However, a six...

After eight days of ITT the team was eager to meet back up and and explore Jaipur, the Pink City, together. Having spent our first four weeks in Southern India, Rajasthan seemed like a whole new world to embark upon. Everything from the architecture to...

The team received a nice break from 40 degree weather when we arrived in Bangalore. Temperatures ranged from 25 degrees to 30 degrees with zero humidity. We kick started our two week stay in Bangalore with an orientation where they learned the specifics of their...

Seven weeks. That's how long it takes to transform 11 complete strangers into a family. Last night, at Kotoka International Airport in Accra, OGWAD 2011 officially came to an end. Eight of our nine participants family members checked in their bags and boarded their flights...

Welcome to the Peru Amazon Adventure blog! After numerous trips to the airport, all 12 members of the Amazon Adventure team are safely here in Lima. Arriving late at night, the group got right into the swing of things with an introductory game of Samurai, began...

Greetings blog followers, It is with great sadness that we regret to inform you that OG Peru Disaster Relief 2011 is now officially over. All participants have returned home to the luxuries of green grass, toilets with seats and warm showers. While they may appreciate finally being...