Monthly Archives: August 2010

Today.

I´m in my favorite internet cafe with Hugo (who I keep wanting to call Travis) listening to some fairly current hip hop. I´d be back at home already but I´m trying to send some photos (at 36% uploaded currently) to … Continue reading

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Quick Stats and Fun Facts

Tortillas Eaten: 34 Times I’ve Eaten Beans: 5 Times I’ve Eaten Spaghetti: 5 Bouts of Diarrhea: 0 Bug Bites: 12 Camioneta Rides: 8 Times Hit in the Head on Camioneta Rides: 3 Best Camioneta Song of the Week: Spice Girls … Continue reading

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Puchica (which is either “wow” or “shit” depending on the context)

I am celebrating a full week in my Community Based Training site today. Only eleven more to go! What adventures/lessons has my first week brought me?  1. A Return to Meat Eating When I was getting dropped off at my … Continue reading

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They just played Lady Gaga in this internet cafe.

There´s a lot I want to share with everyone and a lot I want to remember about my first few days here, but I´m sure a play by play would bore the pants off of you. So I´ll try to … Continue reading

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And I´m officially a trainee.

We made it out of Arlington and to Guatemala without any difficulties (I didn´t even lose anyone´s passport!). We were greeted by a few of the PC Guatemala Staff, loaded onto our first ¨chicken bus¨ (decorated former US school busses – … Continue reading

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T Minus Four Hours

We’re supposed to be up and checking out of our hotel rooms in roughly four hours. That’s 3:30 AM eastern. That’s 12:30 AM real time. Oh dear. Then we board a bus (with our 80lbs of luggage each…) to the airport … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye. Or Adios, I suppose.

Over the last two weeks I have put over 2,000 miles on Skip (the car my sister and I share… though I guess it’s all hers now!) traveling up and down the west coast in an attempt to fully move … Continue reading

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