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Travel Blogs from Puerto Cortes
... and had some drinks served. Hospitality is important and what I have experienced is warm hospitality everywhere I have gone.
Friday night we attended a second graduation - that of Eliza, Melo's niece. She was graduating from another private school run by a group of conservative nuns. The school runs from JK to the end of high school. A few students received special medals because they had been in the school for the whole spectrum from JK.
This ceremony was somewhat ...
... and are involved in human rights investigations and reports. One of their publications is the quarterly ENVIO that I now have 8 editions to read! I met quite a number of the workers but I was interrupting their work, so my hellos were brief.
We returned to the Jesuit home where Melo and Pedro live with an American Jesuit (Padre Roberto) who has been working elsewhere so far this week. One of the workers from the radio station who ...
... we were soon joined by another guy who was less pleasant.
The boat was due to leave at 9:30 am and he was already drinking a beer. He also has some sort of maniacal laugh, which may have been a form of Touretts. He claimed that he had 14 children and had formerly been training the Sandanista rebels in Nicargua. He asked the American couple if they would give him a lift at the ...
... that the AC was broken. Thus, we got sweaty and the bus was filled with bad odors from the bathroom and the minimal ventilation.
We made three stops over three hours: Tela, the airport, and San Pedro Sula. When we reached the final stop, we found six other girls traveling to Puerto Cortes. We waited for our bags and MacKenzie's bag was once again one of the last ones of the bus so another stomach flipping moment for her. As a group, we caravanned with ...
... poor country, those attending the school are slightly more wealthy. They are still considered very poor by American standards.
There are 5 other volunteers that work at the school. Becky and Bardia are a couple from Wales in their late 20īs. James is 27-ish from Scotland. I can never understand him. Nathan, who lives in my house, is 19 and from England. Patrick is 27-ish and from Michigan. Antonia is from Taiwan, but just left to do some traveling. ...
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