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... sleep, at 7am, I couldn’t even be
bothered to try and barter with the taxi driver who I knew was overcharging me
– even if usually is just a dollar or two i’m usually quite stubborn about
that. Got dropped off at the crossing where waited about an hour before sacking
that off and just starting to walk… Thankfully one of the tour operator jeeps
picked me up halfway as it was quite a trek with my backpack which now had 3
... the natives speak a bizarre creole spanglish dialect. The island also happens to boast some of the best dive sites in Central America. I loved it there. I had some great dives, ate fantastic food and enjoyed the beach bars and parties.
Whilst there, I received a message from Raju to say that I had left my credit card in Antigua. And then my bank called to say my card was being used in Mexico whilst I was here in Honduras and so it was now being canceled. I was ...
... surgery was developed so that developing nations, like Honduras, would have a low cost, high quality option to perform eye saving cataract surgeries. Cataract surgery is the most common surgery in the world, and it is life changing to those who receive it. Since I have been at ZOE, I have encountered two women who went from not even being able to see light to being able to see ...
... and in some cases root canals and large fillings. We saw so many young patients with rampant decay on front teeth that the only option we had to extracting their front teeth was to do root canals and (very) large fillings as there was no way for us to do crowns (caps) for them as we would back home.
I have included some of the clinical photos here for those with dental interest, as well as a photo of an "intruder" we found in our supplies.
... has flown by. Only feels like I've been in the tent for an hour or so, not six or seven! So following the hoard of young student looking types we locate the bus stop and roll into bed only to get up at 11am for check out.
So the Lonely Planet is correct, Quebec City parties hard to celebrate the Fete National de la St Jean Baptiste and it definitely has undertones of a quasi-political event celebrating Quebec's nationalistic leanings ...