Category Archives : intern’s blog


The Amazing Race — Colombia

Day 1 (5/21/2014) – Bogotá This morning, the interns woke up ready to face the challenges of the day. As we all ate breakfast, Rich and Elisa explained the kind of outfits that would be a good idea to wear without giving away too much. They emphasized that all interns should carry their water bottles […]


The Interns Arrived!

Though they traveled from different parts of North America, all of the new Inca Link interns agreed on one thing: May 20 was a LONG day. The first interns began arriving at 12:50 p.m. and just kept coming in until past midnight! You may be thinking that that isn’t too bad, but the Inca Link […]


Lara Larsson Intern Summer 2013

As an intern with Inca Link during the summer of 2013, I spent several weeks in Quito and Portoviejo where I served in ministries spanning from College age ministries, garbage dump ministries, and homes for abandoned elderly. I was blessed and challenged with spending the majority of my summer as a solo intern, so my […]


Courtney Weber Intern 2012 – 2013

Hi! My name is Courtney Weber, and I’m currently in my first year at Elon University in North Carolina. After graduating high school in 2012, I took a gap year to intern with Inca Link for about eight months. I had felt God call me to South America when I was 15, and most of […]


Anatomy of an Intern 2

Written by Samantha Gale – 2010 – Trujillo, Peru Beneath every unique species of animal, there is a unique framework of inner workings that determines the creature’s behaviors. Bats, which have notoriously horrible eyesight, use their own form of sonar to navigate the night at top speeds. A giraffe, which must drop its head below […]


Peru Notes 1

written by Abby Fish (Summer Intern 2010, Ministry Intern 2012) I’m currently in my first year of a master’s program in speech-language pathology at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. I first came to Inca Link as summer intern in 2010 after my friend and fellow North Park University student Elizabeth Ahlem (Peru intern, 2009) told […]