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Jay teen goes to work in Peru and the Galapagos. Photos courtesy of Phoenix Alix.

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Phoenix Alix went hiking in the Andes as part of her trip to Peru this past summer.

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The purpose of Phoenix Alix’s trip to Peru was to build a greenhouse for the local community. Here she is on the site, with two schoolboys, Victor (right) and Andre (left).

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Pictured here in Peru, Phoenix Alix gets ready to chow down on guinea pig. “I’d eat it again,” she said when asked what it’s like. Apparently the meat has a spicy flavor and rubbery texture that she was hard-pressed to describe.

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In Peru, Phoenix Alix visited Machu Pichu, an Incan UNESCO world heritage site pictured here.

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Phoenix Alix uses a pickaxe to level the ground where her group is building a greenhouse in Peru. They also had to make the bricks to make the walls.

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Here, Ms. Alix pets one the strays in Peru that inspired her this summer. She plans to start a nonprofit that improves strays’ quality of life by spaying and neutering them to limit their numbers.

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A Galapagos tortoise.

Phoenix Alix went hiking in the Andes as part of her trip to Peru this past summer.The purpose of Phoenix Alix’s trip to Peru was to build a greenhouse for the local community.  Here she is on the site, with two schoolboys, Victor (right) and Andre (left).Pictured here in Peru, Phoenix Alix gets ready to chow down on guinea pig.  “I’d eat it again,” she said when asked what it’s like.  Apparently the meat has a spicy flavor and rubbery texture that she was hard-pressed to describe.In Peru, Phoenix Alix visited Machu Pichu, an Incan UNESCO world heritage site pictured here.Phoenix Alix uses a pickaxe to level the ground where her group is building a greenhouse in Peru.  They also had to make the bricks to make the walls.Here, Ms. Alix pets one the strays in Peru that inspired her this summer.  She plans to start a nonprofit that improves strays’ quality of life by spaying and neutering them to limit their numbers.A Galapagos tortoise.

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