After reading the article in the Telegraph about Archaeology Gap Year students like Hannah Schober, we couldn't help wonder who is able to actually go abroad with such schemes straight after finishing school? The Inca Project with Projects Abroad runs throughout the year, with prices starting at £1,295 for a two-week placement! Yes - these schemes are great experiences, but it's a shame the prices are so high and only the wealthier individuals are able to afford such events.
As stated by a reader: "Personally I think forking out £1300 a fortnight to do a job that someone should be getting paid to do it taking the piss, archaeology or not. You could live like a king in Peru for that much for a month."
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