Hotel Mirador de Amapala
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Just to mark our passage through Honduras, set the pin on the map and the flag on the blog! We spent approximately 4 hours in Honduras, most of it at the borders in and out. We have one photo, a few worthless bank notes and a scrappy tourist visa to prove that we were ever ...
... 7-11 and beyond- offering basic and technical education in the study of agriculture and livestock. Without this school, the local children would end their education after the sixth grade. The students range in age from thirteen to twenty four.
The unpaved road to IBRA is long and rugged and it is often washed away in the heavy rains. The local people patch and mend it with rocks and stones to make it easier to traverse. ...
... stand and give a small speech representing their grade level. It was very impressive! The older students were also inspirational and poignant about the philosophy and the mission statement of the school. All were well spoken and articulate.
Sr. Rachel was amused as we were riveted watching the women cook the lunch over an open fire. Hot and hot! She explained that the children get at least one good meal a day when they are ...
... are well groomed and sweet smelling. (We on the other hand reeked of sunscreen and bug repellant!)
We walked back after Mass to view the village on foot and observe the different storefronts and various animals lining the streets! Muy interesante! Back at the hotel we were treated to a lovely breakfast of gallo pinto, queso, fresh squeezed oj, avocado, tortillas y huevos. Muy delicioso!
Sister Rachel runs a tight ship ...
... for so few pictures for this entry. I think we were all a little skiddish about all the excitement on the road and were not in a touristy mindset.
We had time to tell our personal stories on these long car rides. On this particular stretch, Kim shared with us her journey from Vietnam to Thailand and eventually to the States. We were all very touched and moved by her recollections.
- Room service
- Swimming pool