Cultural Ambassador

Scott was honored to be the Cultural Ambassador to Argentina by the US Department of State. He toured the schools to teach kids to dream by using his trip around the world on a bicycle as an example. And together they created the Spanish edition of “Falling Uphill: The Secret of Life” with all-new illustrations. 2000 copies were given away.

Vamos Chicas Paraguay Peace Corp-12

Vamos Chicas Vamos

The Spanish edition of my “Falling Uphill” kids book “Cayendo Hacia Arriba” is being used by the Peace Corp in Paraguay to teach kids how to read and dream.

Students from Argentina holding their certificates of achievements and their copy of "Cayendo Hacia Arriba," the book that we created together.

Celebrating the book

Pictured below are the students from Argentina holding their certificates of achievements and their copy of “Cayendo Hacia Arriba” the book that we created together.

Scott presenting hist story of bicycling around the world

Ambassador to Argentina

The Making of “Cayendo Hacia Arriba: El Secreto De La Vida” Here is the fifth and final and my favorite video from my trip to

Chaco Governor Capitanich Cayendo Hacia Arriba

Spreading the love

U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief Mr. Brown presented the governor Chaco in Argentina with gift copies of the book “Cayendo Hacia Arriba” by Scott Stoll, illustrated by primary school students from the provinces of Chaco, Corrientes and Buenos Aires.

Scott presenting hist story of bicycling around the world

Return to Argentina

The Making of “Cayendo Hacia Arriba: El Secreto De La Vida” I had the time of my life in Argentina as the Cultural Ambassador with

Scott presenting hist story of bicycling around the world

Sharing my story in Argentina

As the Honorary Cultural Ambassador to Argentina, here I am sharing my story with an elementary school in Corrientes, Argentina, the same place I got stuck in the mud for 5 days.

The US Embassy of Argentina delivering books to a local school.

My most popular story in the Americas

Here is one of my most popular articles. It appeared in various forms in almost all countries from Argentina all the way up to Canada and about a 1000 people “liked” it.

Make-A-Book Project Certificate of Achievement

Certificate of Recognition

I’m very excited. This Thursday the Ambassador to Argentina will be visiting some elementary schools in Buenos Aires to read the new Spanish edition of my children’s book.

The new book on the floor of the printer's shop waiting to be bound. Each stack is a set of pages.

The new book at the printer

Here is my new book on the floor of the print shop waiting to be bound. It’s the Spanish edition of the kids book. “Cayendo Hacia Arriba.” I needed to hover over the guys at the shop, because it just wasn’t getting done on schedule. Grr!

Makuzi Beach Malawi aids orphanage. A few children stand by a hand painted sign and a sandy road.

Cultural Ambassador

By the time most of you receive this news, I’ll be on the plane to Argentina. I have one of my biggest opportunities ever—while traveling during a time of war I always thought of myself as the bicycling ambassador, and now I’ve been honored by the US Embassy in Argentina as the Cultural Ambassador for the 2011-2012 school year.

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