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Posted on: October 4, 2007 Posted by: Manin Oem Comments: 0

Visit to the PEPY Ride School

By Michael Woodard Is it peculiar to feel nostalgic about dirt, potholes, and bumpy roads? Perhaps, but this past weekend, as I was jostled about in the back of a pick-up with the PEPY team while traveling to the PEPY Ride School, waves of similar Peace Corps memories enveloped me, …

Posted on: August 20, 2007 Posted by: Admin Comments: 0

PEPY President Finalist in Cartier Competition

Congrats to our Executive Director Daniela Papi, who will be going to France as a finalist in the Cartier Women’s Initiative business plan competition! She was chosen for her approach to sustainable tourism through PEPY Tours. She is one of 15 finalists worldwide in the contest which concludes October 11, …

Posted on: May 31, 2007 Posted by: Admin Comments: 0

Reflections from Natalie Dushney, Golden Week May 2007 Trip Leader

It has been a year and a half since the genesis of our PEPY tours and though each of the ride and volunteer trips are unique, they share some similar aspects from volunteering or riding to visiting historical and cultural sites and temples.  We have all witnessed how unbelievably loving …

Posted on: January 19, 2007 Posted by: Manin Oem Comments: 0

January 12th — RDIC

I think our entire team has a new definition of the word hero — Mickey Sampson. I wasn’t expecting my first hero to look so disarmingly normal, with a shallow southern accent, plain clothes, and a laid-back way of talking to us like we were already friends. Though he has …