Danny Herrera

  • Barbados Wrap Upswimming with turtles

    by Danny Herrera A wise man once told me, “We are not counting days anymore, we are losing them.” We are in the final days of the final week of the program and we have to make the most of them. I can finally say that I’ve swam with sting rays, sharks, and now sea…

  • Barbados Highlights - Weeks 3 and 4cooking

    by Danny Herrera At the beginning of the third week, we had the privilege to cook with Mrs. Reid. From her cooking lesson, I learned different ways spices are used here in Barbados and among my peers. We used mild peppers to add flavor to the ground beef. Then there were spicier peppers that we…

  • Barbados Highlights - Weeks 1 and 2Barbados Highlights – Weeks 1 and 2

    by Danny Herrera My first weekend here in Barbados was spent at the Crop Over 2012 Opening Gala. The aroma of delicious food filled the air along with the sound of Barbadian music. Admission was $15 Barbadian dollars ($7.50 USD) and it was well worth it because we got to watch young Barbadians perform at…

  • Barbados Week OneAndres_Valdovinos_and_Herrera_looking_towards_Bridgetown

    by Danny Herrera UW students arriving at the airport in Barbados Twenty-one University of Washington students left Seattle and made it to Barbados in one piece. On the way we laughed together, ate together, and survived the 10-hour flight together. As a group we expected sunlight, not for it to be raining like Seattle weather.…

  • Meet Barbados Blogger Danny HerreraMeet Barbados Blogger Danny Herrera

    by Danny Herrera My name is Danny Herrera and I am currently a senior at the University of Washington majoring in American ethnic studies with a minor in Education, Learning, and Society. I was born and raised in Yakima, Washington, and graduated from A.C. Davis High School in 2009. I am Mexican American and a…

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