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... us in. Jen would like to note that history was made as she is usually missing flights instead of arriving before the staff. That's the truth! After a short wait and a brief bus ride to the tarmac, we were flying above Ecuadorean volcanos and were heading to heaven on Earth. Once we got our luggage and went to customs we took another bus to a dock. We put on our first of many life vests and got on the zodiac to get to the ship. ...
... You will remember those gifts from the earth:
indelible scents, gold clay,
weeds in the thicket and crazy roots,
magical thorns like swords.
You'll remember the bouquet you picked,
shadows and silent water,
bouquet like a foam-covered stone.
That time was like never, and like always.
So we go there,
where nothing is waiting,
we find everything waiting ...
... of place to run and play. I met some of the sweetest children ever such as Dayanna (10yrs) who wouldn't leave me, Patti, Pamela, Vanessa, and so much more who were really cooperative and funny! It is crazy to see how they appreciate our presence and their smiles as they get to really be kids for a while. ...
... square here, and sat on a patio to enjoy some daiquiris and Mexican food! We needed a little escape haha! It was perfectly blue sky's which made for an amazing day on the patio. Afterwords we walked through the Mariscol market and ended buying a few more things.. So hard to resist! In the evening we went to the mall and bought a cake to celebrate our house mates Nicolas' birthday!! We finished the evening playing cards and jetted off to bed early as we are up volunteering in the morning ...
We officially started volunteering yesterday I was just too tired to blog about it! We work at two different community centres! We switch back and forth between places every day! We have about 30 kids at a time! We do different actives like singing, dancing, acting, body expression ect. We also do some art as well! Starting tomorrow we are in charge of one hour of teaching English per day, and one of of "exploring the world" where we will teach the kids about ...