Are you interested in applying to THINK Global School but aren’t quite sure if it’s right for you? That’s OK! It’s a decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. To help you in your application process, we’ve put together a list of five things we feel every applicant to THINK Global School should know. We hope you find them helpful. 1) You’ll gain an education by living and learning in the...Read More
AT TGS, weXplore is the term used to describe the interaction with the host country and culture. weXplore is a two-week trip to the Galapagos, a visit from WWF International president Yolanda Kakabadse, taking to the streets for Fiestas de Cuenca, and more recently a tour of Ecuador’s largest and most significant ruin site, Ingapirca.
Students rose in altitude on the 1.5 hour bus ride to arrive at the town of Ingapirca. The ruins steal the spotlight with their ideal location in town – on a hill with a view formiles. Students meandered through the layout of the ruins, running their hands over the perfectly chiseled rocks that interlock like a puzzle. Standing on the central building, the Temple of the Sun, the vista revealed the surrounding landscape of rolling hills, high altitude shrubbery, and a clear view of the sun’s movement across the sky.
How would you like to absorb history by standing on an Incan ruin?