Global Medical Brigades has recently introduced add-on enrichment activities for volunteers, allowing them to immerse themselves fully in the country they are brigading to. If you haven't heard about it yet, let's explore why it's a great idea to include an enrichment activity in your future Brigade itinerary.
Here are 4 reasons to Add More Adventures to Your Greece Brigade in your next Brigade Itinerary!
1. Explore Tinos islandTinos, dubbed by philosopher Cornelius Castoriadis "the handmade island", is located in the Cyclades group of islands. Here beats the spiritual heart of Greece, the island is known for the traditional architecture of its villages and its charming sandy beaches.
Immerse yourself in the warm and welcoming culture of the locals as you explore the picturesque villages on the island, built according to the local traditional architectural style. These communities are known for their strength to welcome asylum seekers. You'll be amazed by their delicious cuisine and the unique way of life that they lead.
2. Visit Delphi, Galaxidi, Nafpaktos, & Arachova
For those interested in delving deeper into Greek culture, consider adding a visit to modern and acclaimed archaeological sites in Greece to your itinerary. There are plenty of historical and cultural add-ons that will allow you to truly immerse yourself in the culture and learn more about the fascinating history of this ancient civilization.
Delphi is a must-visit for those interested in delving deeper into Greek culture. This ancient city was home to the most important Greek temple and oracle of Apollo. But, if you want to truly immerse yourself in the culture and learn more about the fascinating history of this ancient civilization, the islands of Nafpaktos, Galaxidi, and Arachova hold a wealth of naval history and folklore that can explain much of Greek culture.
3. Learn Greek CultureIndulge in the richness of Greek culture by exploring Ancient Greece and experiencing the exquisite flavors of local olive oil and wine through tastings provided by local communties.
Greece boasts one of the most renowned histories in the world, and their commitment to preserving their historical sites is a testament to their dedication. Take a trip to Epidaurus, an essential commercial center in Ancient Greece, situated on the eastern coast of the Argolid in the northeastern Peloponnese. As well, explore the town of Nafplios, which according to history was founded by the son of god Poseidon and the daughter of Danaus under the same name. If you're interested in indulging in the local delicacies, try the olive oil and wine tastings offered by local companies in Melas.
4. Enhance your Brigade ItineraryThe itinerary of the Brigade in Greece was carefully designed by the medical team to ensure the greatest possible impact on the community. This includes preparation days and work days.
Preparing for clinic days is an essential part of making a positive impact on the community. To ensure volunteers are fully equipped to make a difference with community partners, the Greece team has thoughtfully designed an itinerary that includes learning about the refugee crisis and other vulnerable populations. This will provide volunteers with valuable context when interacting with patients during clinic days. By participating in these activities, volunteers can elevate their impact and make a lasting difference in healthcare.
Elevate your Brigade itinerary and make a greater impact in Greece by adding additional enriching activities.
As you can see, there are many reasons for you to go beyond your Brigade itinerary and immerse yourself in Greece. Don't miss the chance to learn more about these Greece Brigades add on! Interested in joining Global Medical Brigade? Visit www.medicalbrigades.org to learn more!