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Travel Blogs from Tequesquitengo
... shopping before our departure from here on Sunday. I had a lovely day and in the evening, Carlos (or his brother?) donned the official t-shirt and took us into town where we sampled the night-life of this amazing place. It literally buzzes – thousands of local people throng the two main squares, guitars strum, people dance, bands play and everyone is so happy!
We went to a rather special restaurant overlooking the main square. Our table was on ...
... from us. Well, I was the only teacher, so I got to teach myself...40 1st grade students in all, two groups of 20, most of whom spoke little English. The students at Colegio Cuernavaca have half of their day in Spanish (math, history, writing) and half of their day in English (grammar/vocabulary, science, social studies). My teacher was let go because she rarely spoke English with her class and had very poor classroom management. This was my challenge. Trying ...
... work I am still confused about the issue of immigration. But, this is what has me excited for the retreat! I am hopeful that it will provide me with some more information and allow me the space to reflect on the border and walls.
I ask for your prayers for myself and all of the other Mexico YAGMS Aaron, Alicia, Casey, Catie, Kristen, Meghan, and Sarah as we journey to Arizona and learn more ...
... town in Morelos. On the first day, I helped with landscaping at a model house SARAR is building to show clients how it is possible to build houses that do not damage the earth. The day started by watering many of the newly planted plants. This process took three hours. Next we took a break for lunch and I took a quick catnap in the hammock. After lunch we started digging holes for new trees to be planted. This process kind of reminded me of the book Holes by ...
... br> For their sake, I wish this was true. We've met many a taxi driver who has lived in the US for years. Taxi drivers make about 200-300 pesos ($15-20) for a long days work. Certainly doesn't seem like royalty to me.
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- Continental Breakfast
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