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So I'm a little behind on my posts...but as most of you know, I'm coming home in 2 days!! So in honor of this, I'm going to do two posts today: Things I will miss/Things I will not miss.
THINGS I WILL MISS!
- Having the housekeeper bring me juice when I am home in the afternoon
- My host family and especially watching Tangled and Pocahontas in Spanish with my 3 year old mini me
- Being able to take a two hour bus ride and ...
... having the honor to speak with Ms. Dede Maribal, the only surviving sister. She lives in the house where the sisters grew up, but occasionally comes to the museum to talk and visit. She is a REMARKABLE woman and gave us great insight into the lives of her sisters. At 87 years old, she is incredibly lively and was incredibly happy to talk with us and answer questions we had; What an amazing experience with living history!
... on my sandwich! Avocado is currently in season and served with meals frequently. The avocados here are HUGE, the pits are as big as the whole avocado in the US!
SquareOne- Our favorite place to hangout is a casual restaurant across from the University called SquareOne (Where I am currently writing this post). It's great for doing homework (or blog posts...) and has the best ...
... of water (sorry geology people...I may be making words up...). While it looked like nothing, this small source of water was completely pure and not contaminated by rain water because it was coming directly from the earth. After viewing our site, we took a tour of the rest of the town. My favorite part was our impromptu fruit tour guide, Felix, who pointed out the different fruit trees (with samples of course) and gave constant quizzes to help us remember the ...
... her to. Dra. Gray explained to her that it is not the husband's choice and that there are potentially many complications from such a surgery.
We had no idea how many patients when we started the day, we were going to see, but at the end of the day we saw 31 total!
We went to bed pretty early because we were to head to the Campo the next ...