Up and At ‘Em!

This is Gloria Kilby, from West Nottingham Presbyterian Church in Colora, Maryland.  

After an amazingly quiet night in Guatemala City, near the airport, with hardly a sound all night, I woke up at 5:30 to the sound of a very loud jet taking off. At breakfast, some people said they woke at 5 a.m. to the sound of a trumpet call from the neighboring military school.  

Up and at ’em for day 2 of our amazing trip!

Read more

Largest Trip to Date Sparks Excitement and Anticipation

For the most part, the world is quiet at 4:00 in the morning. Kimberly, a fellow traveler, picked me up at and we headed to the Philadelphia Airport. A few lights on in homes and very few cars on the road. Traffic was light, parking and transfer to shuttle bus was easy. There was a sense of uneasiness that is in the back of my mind regarding travel: would the lines be long, would we have to rush to the gate, would my boarding pass come up on airport WiFi and other first world concerns.

Read more