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Travel Blogs from San Pedro Sula
... it is all worth it. I played 4
games of goalie, 2 against the teacher volunteers and 2 against the Hondurans.
And guess what?? We WON two of our games! And one was against the Honduran
chicas! I was awesome in goal, blocking
close to 20 shots, but holy **** was my team amazing! These girls were so good
I couldn’t believe it. I have never felt so secure playing in goal because I
have never had a team that cared as much.
It was great! ...
... phase between the exoticism of the last few months and the upcoming time in North America. I kinda like it.
I'm sitting at the airport now, waiting for my first flight of the day, destination Houston. At some point tonight I will be visiting my parents (just in time for mothers day) and in a couple of days Indira will be flying in from Vancouver to meet me. I guess this is goodbye to Latin America, but don't worry, we're not quite done just yet!
... such as a campaign against domestic violence. In a country that suffers such evils, it is still a traditional macho culture where women are second class and often victims in the home. It is a violent society where women experience violence where they should first be protected and supported. The little man who is beaten and oppressed, who grew up in inequality, can still act the boss at home and become the little oppressor. Such is the circle of violence but ...
... in it's prescripted role has quickly declared that the election was clean and transparent. It is as if the election was just a drama, not for the people, but to legitimate what foreign transnationals have planned for Honduras. For example, the current government has already ceded 48% of the country (land, rivers, resources) to foreign companies, yet these transnationals are asking for 15% more. Those who have lived on the land for millennia have no rights to the land, the water or ...
From Roatan we travelled to San Pedro Sula for a brief overnight before heading to Leon.
Well what can I tell you about San Pedro Sula. Firstly it is the world's capital for murder and violence outside of war zones. The homicide rate is 176 per 100,000 people. To put that into perspective the US has a rate of 4.2 per 100,000 people. Simon did some calculations and reckoned that if people in San Pedro Sula lived 70 years their chance of being murdered was 1 in ...