Tx Hotel Tequesquitengo
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... 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 ...
I had quite an eventful experience in Mexico, and student teaching was no exception! On my first day, I was informed that my cooperating teacher was let go from the classroom...so, my first day was my first day! We were warned that students from Edgewood are usually put in a classroom with a teacher who needs some guidance, as it is very quick and easy to become a teacher in Mexico-they don't have the same preparation program that we do. So, the cooperating teachers ...
... as well as arrests of drug- and human-traffickers.
In preparation for this retreat we discussed The Devil's Highway by Luis Alberto Urrea and looked at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's message on immigration (you can find it here in Spanish). As a group we watched and reflected on two movies The Wall & The Desert and Maquilapolis. Even though we did all ...
... Catie and her host family I was overwhelmed with an amazing sense of calm and peace. I am a child of God and I am loved here in Mexico.
Work at DDESER slowed down quite a bit around the holiday season so I had the opportunity to volunteer at SARAR Transformation with fellow YAGM Casey for a few days. SARAR is a consulting group that focuses on the promotion of ecological sanitation systems. It is located outside of Tepoztlan, ...
... about 1/10 of the annual GNP). If anything Mexico is a supply line. Many of the people here can not afford to do the the drugs that run through their own cities. Half the blame lies north of the boarder (but let's not think about that...)
That's stupid. Not everyone wears a sombrero. I've seen one person wear one in Cuernavaca. Me.
Mexicans bring back American money to their country and live ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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