Why We Hike

This is a great video that I edited and helped film in May and June of 2012.

Why We Hike from Actuality Media on Vimeo.

Hiking with Quetzaltrekkers was a great life experience, and one I will not soon forget. Nor will I ever forget the kids living at El Hogar that directly benefit from the work the volunteers at Quetzaltrekkers do. It was one of the most emotionally painful times of my life to listen to the sad stories of their lives – the horrors they have been put through – over and over again as I cut this film together. I cannot begin to imagine what their lives have really felt like, but I wish them the best and I’m glad they were willing to let us use their stories to help EDELAC as a whole.

Without a doubt, I’m going back to visit these guys next year and to play another game of football.

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3 thoughts on “Why We Hike

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  2. Andy says:

    Very cool coverage and perspective Robin, I am interested in the type of work that you are doing. I will definitely be following!

    • robin says:

      Thanks!
      Heading back to Guatemala this March and should have news about multiple short docs by then, probably some new photography work, too.

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