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The Return to Real Life [sunday]

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The end of the trip came all too early… soon everyone was packing their suitcases and preparing to leave early Sunday to head back home.  Saturday night into Sunday morning was filled with the sounds of zipping suitcases, photo DVD duplication, conve …

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Rappelling and Walking on Water, Pt. 2 [saturday]

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It only seems appropriate that it is my turn to write the blog for our Saturday rappelling adventure.  After all, it’s with fondness that I remember the last time I wrote about rappelling in Chiapas… that exciting story told here.  Anyhow, this time …

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Sleep… Recover… Get Back in the Groove [friday]

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Last night we returned from the Ch’ol jungle. Julie had prepared for us a huge meal of taco salad that was absolutely and phenomenally delicious! We were so zonked, though, that we beat a pretty hasty retreat to our beds afterward (although some of us …

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Uncertainty in the Jungle [thursday]

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Today is the start of the end of this three-week chapter in Chiapas. We leave our last jungle stop, Benito Juarez, and return – after six hours of driving, and several queasy stomachs – to the Terrell home in San Cristobal via the beautiful natural wat …

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Sunrise & Sunset in Ch'ol [wednesday]

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This trip is just flying by so fast!! I can hardly believe that it is almost over already… I mean, didn’t I just get here?! On Wednesday we spent our last full day out in the jungle. The last day in the village is always sad for me, because I never kno …

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Life in a Rainforest [tuesday]

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Today we were in Maria Morelos. We split the team into two groups – one half did a children’s program at the church, while the other half installed filters. After breakfast, our hosts killed a chicken that they made into soup for us for lunch. Everyone …

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Palenque! [Saturday]

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Driving on the jungle roads through Ch’ol country, each curve and bend opened to new views- each more beautiful than the last. I curiously looked out the window to see what would be around the next curve when to my surprise we slowed down and then stop …

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Pure Water & Living Water [monday]

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Hey Everyone! Jacob and Abby with water filters I can’t believe this is the last week of the trip! These days are going faster and faster as the team is busy with kids’ programs and water filters. We made a record of water filter installation today in …

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Perspective [sunday]

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Hello Everyone! We are now two weeks into our trip and are headed back into the jungle today. God is SO good and we have been blessed above and beyond what I ever expected. Today, before heading out, we enjoyed a delicious breakfast at our hotel. We st …

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Getting Ready for the Jungle

Two days before leaving for the jungle again, we started Friday off with breakfast at the Ozuna’s house.! The whole team got up early, dressed nicely, and enjoyed a wonderful meal and gracious service from our hosts. It was so nice to spend the morning …

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