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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 ...
All I saw of Cortes was the ATM. On the bus, off the bus when we realised we had no money, and then back on since it hadn't left by then. The Impala hadn't let us put the bag on the roof, so as it filled up we had to put it across our laps. Not so bad, but a bit uncomfortable and more annoying than anything considering there was a perfectly good roof rack. Anyway, this time I took matters into my own hands and climbed up to put the bag on the roof myself. Probably caused hilarity.
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