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- Shuttle bus service
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... and got our gear on - helmets and harness. I went first, just because my instructor was ready first. The instructor said to me 'is this the first time you will fly?' And those words really got to me, realising that I would be so high above the world just being taken by the wind. I got into position and ran head first against the wind with the parachute holding me back of the mountain. In a second the wind took me and I was sitting comfortably, floating, flying. I was ...
... to sell us things we didn't want or need, and shops selling lots of things we did want but could not carry. The villages themselves were fairly charmless. We took a wander in each one and checked out the churches and a plaza, as well as drinking coffee and fruit juices and eating delicious fruit pancakes. The best bit of the day were the boat rides; zipping along between the villages was incredibly picturesque, though very cold. We ...
... at around 6:45. Climbing up this mountain was HARD for me! Most of the rest of our small group wasn't having a rough time, but they do this kind of thing for fun. I kept reminding them, there are not mountains in Kansas. They were super great on stopping to wait for me to catch my breath. We were not the only ones climbing up. There were many dogs, native people, kids, etc. also making their way up to different areas. Pretty close to the ...
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Apparently, after the mom gave birth to twins (the other twin is on her back) on 12/5/14, the dad decided he was bored with the kids and left to be with another woman. Leaving this family without any means of support. It will be tough for the mom to find work because of the infants and I'm concerned that the girl, Jessica, will be forced to quit school and go to work to help her ...
... walking. The streets are quite busy with all the kids, in their school uniforms, heading to school and workers and vendors coming in by pickup truck from the surrounding villages. Tiny Mayan women, dressed in the traditional weave of her village, balancing huge bundles in their heads! Except for the exhaust fumes, it's really an interesting walk.
The Spanish school is very professional and, on time. the teachers are all wonderful and everyone there is ...