Mexico - a trip of a lifetime!

Fellow Guiding friends will travel together to discover the wonders of this very special WAGGGS World Centre. In just one week the group will experience the tranquillity and beauty of this stunning city, while forming firm friendships and memories that will last a lifetime!

Our group will discover Mexican cultures and traditions, enjoy a variety of Arts and Crafts, get involved in service projects to help the local community, while visiting the stunning surrounding towns and historical sites. A visit to The Sun and Moon Pyramids will of course be a highlight… follow our journey!

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World Thinking Day at Our Cabana, Mexico

8 Mar 17

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This February, 16 members of Girlguiding Anglia went on the Mexico Leaders Trip to join in the Summer Friendship Programme at Our Cabana and celebrate World Thinking Day 2017!

First stop – Mexico City! Following a guided tour of the city, the group visited the stunning Sun and Moon Pyramids before continuing on to Our Cabana in Cuernavaca.

During the rest of their time in Mexico, the group took part in the Summer Friendship Programme, joined in with a range of service projects and took a trek up to the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve.

Take a look at their adventure pics…

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Living the high life at Our Cabana, over to guest bloggers, Joyce and Jane…

27 Feb 16

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A group of ladies headed off to Las Mañanitas, a beautiful restaurant where you eat surrounded by peacocks, flamingos and more!

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Butterflies

25 Feb 16

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We are all back at Cabana and reminiscing about our wonderful trip to Valle de Bravo and the Butterfly Sanctuary – our photos do not do it justice!

We hiked and rode horses the 3200 metres to the Butterfly Sanctuary and were in awe of this utterly unique place. The Monarch butterflies migrate from Canada during Autumn, hibernate for 3 months, then live in the mountains of Mexico in February. Fortunately for us, the sun shone which meant that we would get to see the butterflies, and as the weather was so perfect we saw millions.

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Introducing guest bloggers, Zoe and Sam, from Essex South East!

20 Feb 16

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Guest bloggers, Zoe and Sam, give us the low-down on our World Thinking Day celebrations at Our Cabana. Celebrated since 1926, World Thinking Day is a day of international friendship, speaking out on issues that affect girls and young women, and fundraising for Girl Guides and Girl Scouts around the world.

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Ticalli, pyramids and gondolas!

19 Feb 16

We have had two very exciting days, so much so, I haven’t had much chance to blog!

Before we headed out to the pyramids, we visited Ticalli Guide Hostel, and posed for the ‘must have’ photo…

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‘Spectre’cular!

17 Feb 16

We have had a wonderful day exploring the beautiful Mexico City. This morning, we visited the National Museum of Anthropology, where we viewed archaeological and anthropological artefacts from Mexico’s pre-Columbian heritage. We also had the opportunity to soak up the Mexican sunshine!

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