Casa de los Frailes
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... t pay back. Their default rate is 1%! They also require each woman to take a business class that they provide and other education is also provided through En Via. It's interesting that the USAID economist on our tour didn't think that this model is sustainable because they don't charge interest, yet, they seem to be managing. I think, because of the dedication of some very wonderful people!
En Via has over 3000 women in their program and provides multiple loans ...
... we have fresh sweet pineapple every morning, but we have discovered that pineapple and limes, mashed in the blender, and then mixed with tequila makes a fine drink. Homemade bread, fresh cheeses, eggs, chicken, beef and pork are all for sale at the mercado. You can also find herbs used both for cooking and medicinal purposes, beans of various types, and, oh my god, the chilis! Fresh and dried, big and small, hot and hotter, more ...
... in San Cristobal. They travel fairly cheaply most of the time, hitch hiking or jumping on freight trains…. oh to be young again. They plan on making money to fund their travels by busking here on the streets, Sage plays the sax and hula hoops and Shaggy plays a space drum (you tube it people). I felt old and boring after listening to them.
We are lucky with the weather and while initially it is grey the blue skies and sunshine come out again. We pretty much spend ...
... on the temples now, but are walls that are still about 3 feet tall and in decent condition, however most temples are not open to the public. Outside of the temples, there were several other sites such as an arena for playing that sometimes settled disputes such as land battles, gardens that were used to grow food and medicines, altars for praying and meditation as well as residences for living. There were quite a few carvings ...
... photos show. It belongs to an American architect named Lance LaVine, who teaches at the University of Minnesota. He and a Mexican architect (Daniel) built a pair of houses that are cleverly nested together; Daniel lives in one, Lance and Linda live part-time in the other. (They spend winter quarters here, during which -- get this -- Lance teaches a graduate seminar at the University of Minnesota on Mexican architecture. The seminar, of course, ...