Travel Blogs from San Pedro Sula
... her class! It has taken a long time to get these kids to this point, but I feel confident they will keep improving.
As in all schools, we are still struggling with behavior issues. With so many outside forces acting upon these kids, it can be hard for them to leave the fighting, arguing, and possessiveness in the streets. Fairness is a big struggle with a lot of them. It is an "eye for an eye" type of world and if someone pushes you, you push back. It is hard ...
... and it was a very nice time for everyone.
On Sunday a group of us met at the Cofradia bus station in the morning to travel the 45 minute bus ride into San Pedro Sula. We took what the gringos (white people) refer to as the "chicken bus" which is basically a school bus stuffed well past capacity with people sitting on each other or standing squished against each other with almost no personal space. People would hop on and off from the emergency exit door in the back ...
... race in the country
that has kept themselves separate from the rest of the country,
preserving there culture.
I visited one of their villages when I was in Honduras on a school
trip. We were staying in the city of Omoa, Which was about 30 minutes
outside Puerto Cortez. A group of five of us decided to go to the
Garifuna village and learn a little more about some the indigenous
population. So we got on a bus to go there. We were about 15 ...
... and I think it meant a great deal that the teachers of their children were there giving their support.
I left that night with some new ideas about community. Although it is common in the states for neighbors and friends to bring over food to the family of the deceased, we rarely stick around and spend the entire evening with them unless we are very close. Or at least that´s not what I´m used to. And I have definitely ...
... The view and the setting reminded me of an early morning walk up a mountain I took with my family in Tehran a few years ago. Only in Tehran the view would become hazy after only 1 hour of sunlight as the massive influx of motor vehicles would shroud the city in smog so thick that you could taste it. No such problem in this capital city though. The view was magnificent and we could see large birds of prey circling above, looking for their next meal. ...