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Sparwood students visit Peru

Front row (left to right) Heyden Gauthier, Roseanna Gauthier, Ashley Steen. Back row (left to right) Kerrie Purdy, Carmen Gauthier, Arlene Punk, Mackenzie Francoeur.   - Submitted photo
Front row (left to right) Heyden Gauthier, Roseanna Gauthier, Ashley Steen. Back row (left to right) Kerrie Purdy, Carmen Gauthier, Arlene Punk, Mackenzie Francoeur.
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A group of Sparwood students recently returned from a trip of a lifetime to Peru.

The group first spent time in the city of Cusco (the navel of the Earth) adjusting to the high altitude and visiting Incan religious rites from bygone times, and then travelled to Machu Picchu, the “Lost City of the Inca” and the Sacred Valleys: Pisac and Ollantaytambo.

At the end of the tour, the group visited a district of Cusco comprised of 75 families that are building a school for their children. The group provided school supplies, clothing and toys to the children and their families. Group leader Kerrie Purdy said it was a great experience and one that will not be forgotten.

 

 

 

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