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Maria Mirza

Maria is passionate about meeting new people, traveling, reading, the beach, and public speaking. She is involved with teaching a class of high school freshman how to public speak and collaborate with others, working with kids who have Autism, and volunteering at her local wetland to pull invasive species and pick up trash. Her goals for the year are to broaden her horizons, learn how to speak Spanish fluently, and make many new friends. "Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore." - Andre Gide


The Galapagos

March 14, 2017

Hey guys! So, at the end of December (during Christmas) my family came down to visit me and my host family. It was fantastic being able to show my parents and sister how I live my life here in Ecuador and how interesting living with an indigenous CaƱari family is. We visited Ingapirca, ate cuy...

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The Start of My Insane Journey

September 8, 2016

Ok so I’m going to be straight up with you guys. I’m not very good at writing, so these blog posts are are going to be pretty basic while focusing on stories that I think are cool. I’m sorry, I know flowery language is fun to read, but that’s just really not my style. Friday,...

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