Finally, the time came to report to our next volunteering position. While we've been enjoying our "down time" to play tourist, that's not really the purpose of this tour. We are volunteering our way around the world, and so we were glad to be able to get back to it. These girls are carrying cement … Continue reading Volunteering in Jaibalito, Guatemala
Tue. Nov. 30, 2021 Early this morning, we welcomed a couple of new arrivals to Barrio Vivo hostel: two young men from Seattle who work in robotics and computer-related fields -- one is a PhD candidate. These are only the third and fourth fellow Americans we've met here since checking in here. Then we went … Continue reading Anthropology Museum and Theatre Games
Sun. Nov. 28, 2021 - Merida, MX This morning at breakfast, James, who was one of our group on the memorable cenotes excursion on Friday, said goodbye and was off. People come and go here with great frequency -- most stay only a couple of days -- but we've still managed to get acquainted with … Continue reading Stumbling Upon the Marketplace and Visiting an Expat
Sat. Nov. 27, 2021 This morning, Kimberly was scheduled to conduct a yoga session at Hostel Barrio Vivo, but nobody showed. Which isn't surprising considering that it's Saturday morning, and all these twenty-somethings were out partying last night. So we'll try it again at a more convenient time for everyone. After catching up on some … Continue reading Olimpo y Mercado 60
Fri. Nov. 26, 2021 When visiting Yucatan, chances are you might want to visit one of its fine beaches. But you can also have a great time in the water, and see some geological wonders to boot, farther inland at the cenotes. What are cenotes? They are sinkholes connected to underground water -- deep pits … Continue reading Seeing Cenotes!