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My host family invited me to attend their church service this morning. Although it was Catholic, it was very "Alegro" or fast, as my host mother called it. It was a beautiful church surrounded by tropical trees and colorful restaurants and shops. It was a very upbeat service, with a lot of singing and instruments. I enjoyed it a ...
... tacos as well. Who can blame us? The tacos they have here are delicious. And tiny. I can eat like 8 of these tiny little treats. The tacos as well as other foods that I eat here in Cuernavaca are not typical to all of Mexico. There are seven regions, each containing there own type of food. Guess what! They also enjoy pizza, hamburgers, and coca- cola here. Coca-Cola is kind of an epidemic in Mexico. It's jacked full of sugar, ...
... homework: The most important thing to remember is that you CANNOT do the work for them. Sometimes the students will have really mundane tasks, such as copying lines or coloring a picture of a dog for their history class. Fight your urge to help them do it quickly, and save any rude comments about Mexican public schools for drinks with Casa HOY staff afterward. (I love to talk about that stuff). It’s their work, let them do it. Many students, ...
... and then jump around with the Chinelos. Escape from the wriggling, hopping circle of Chinelos and families was impossible, so we stuck around to enjoy the fireworks that exploded just a little bit too close for comfort. So much for fire and safety rules here. I seriously love Mexico.
Here is a link with some great pictures, and also a more detailed (focused!) description of the burning of Judas. ...
... expense traveling is to each tourist. The next time you encounter a non-english speaking tourist in a theme park, on a bus, or anywhere, consider how much money they spent on airfare to bring them to the states. Next, take into account the expense of a hotel, park tickets, and food. Then consider that Mexican Pesos are 12 to every dollar, and the minimum wage is 1200 pesos a month. Someone who is able to take a vacation to Disney obviously makes ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool