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3 Days, 2 Gringas, and 1 Tegucigalpa
Parcial 1 / Vacation & Weekend Travel

3 Days, 2 Gringas, and 1 Tegucigalpa

  Rivalries between cities are not too strange an occurrence in the United States, and apparently that’s none too different for Honduras.  Consquently, before this week, I’d heard a mixed bag of reviews about the capital city, Tegucigalpa (or Tegus, for short).  Most Hondurans that I know aren’t huge fans.  This makes sense, of course, … Continue reading

12,000 Steps before 9 AM
Summer Prep

12,000 Steps before 9 AM

A fire pit, warm shower water, microbrewery beer, 70-some-degree temperatures, and gorgeous mountains surrounding a 30.5 square-mile lake–this sums up my weekend in a nutshell.  Midday Friday marked the beginning of our BECA “team bonding” trip to D&D Brewery, Lodge, & Restaurant.  Upon arrival, I was excited to see my less than humble abode for … Continue reading

Academy & San Pedro
Summer Prep

Academy & San Pedro

Today marks the first day of working with real, live students this summer.  No, the school year hasn’t officially started; this was at what we call “Academy.”  Earlier this summer, SJBS (my school) and SMBS (the other nearby school BECA partners with) students both had the chance to attend summer camp run by month-long volunteers. … Continue reading

Home, Sweet Home!
Summer Prep

Home, Sweet Home!

I’ve officially moved into my more permanent residence for the rest of the year.  I’m in “Flag-partment,” one of the three sets of rooms on the third floor of a building in the center of town.  This will be extra convenient once street zumba nights start up again. Anyway, our place isn’t the only one … Continue reading