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Steve’s house

We were supposed to go to Colombia after Mexico City, we had a flight and accommodation in Bogotá and everything. But after two cold high altitude cities we were not really looking forwards to going somewhere where their motto is ‘Bogotá, 2600 metres closer to the stars’. 582 more words


Technical difficulties and more on the Health system in one of Mexico's poorest states

Hey All!

Due to lack of a useable laptop, problems with my cellphone and and increasing work I was unable to successfully blog during the last 3 weeks of my time in Mexico. 1,225 more words


Welcome to my blog! Day 1

Hey everyone. So here it is… my first blog from my year abroad. I’ve never been much of a blogger so this should be interesting. 503 more words


Mexico Team Begins building Houses and Hearths

After a long journey and our first night in Puerto Escondido, the Habitat for Humanity team traveled by van today to attend an opening ceremony with the families with whom we are working. 150 more words

Tacos, books and dancing in Puerto Escondido

Getting helped from three spanish macho strangers to load our backpacks on the back of the pick up truck is such a relief, especially down a burning sun and having to surmount other passengers onboard with their bags and backpacks. 1,665 more words

Unwinding at playa Zicatela

It’s not so much the uncomfortable bus seats that make it impossible to sleep. It’s more the blasting cold AC, when I ask to chauffeur to turn it down because ‘tengo mucho frío’, he promptly hands me his vest to keep me warm. 276 more words

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