Tag: Peru

Food for Thought | In search of solutions

Hey, everyone! My name is Elizabeth Larsen, and I’m a rising senior, studying Economics and Global Health. This summer, thanks to the Circumnavigators Travel-Study Grant, jointly funded by Northwestern University, the Circumnavigators Club – Chicago Chapter, and Weinberg Colleges of Arts and Sciences, I will travel to six countries across the world to pursue a research project entitled, “Tackling

Andes to Amazon: Bringing water to Peru

I returned this week from Peru, one of the most beautiful countries I’ve ever seen and home to the much-touted Machu Picchu, an Inca holiday retreat of massive proportion.  Wandering through the ruins, imagining the decadent excess that once filled the walls of each house, I couldn’t help but contrast the visions with those of