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tizate 4

Some general pics around town.

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alfombras 2

some more pics of the alfombras laid out for semana santa

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semana santa 1

One of the processional days leading up to Semana Santa (Holy Week). April 4.

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alfombras 1

Intricate and elaborate alfombras (carpets) are made every Sunday during Lent. April 4.

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working in tizate

Most of these were taken during the Adult Volun-Tour, which was here for two weeks. Feb 12 - 27.

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pacaya

Justin, Mark, Mike, Kris and Sumi climb the Pacaya Volcano. Justin falls down it. Feb 8, 2006

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sumi's pics

Our camera is broken, so we're going to post some pics from our friends' cameras! Jan 2-5.

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tizate 2

A few more pics from around Tizate. Jan 30

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tizate 1

Our first batch of pics from El Tizate. All taken before Christmas.

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feliz navidad

typical christmas dinner gets eaten at around 11:30pm, with fireworks getting set off right at midnight. Dec 24-25.

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bakery

This is the work-in-progress bakery at Casa Verde here in El Tizate. Dec 21

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san jose

Wally and Shirley invited us to come out to San Jose with them for the day, along with Ken, Julie, their son Mark, and his cousin Dan (Robert and Carolyn's son). Dec 10.

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julianna and jacobo

We were invited to come to Julianna and Jacobo's wedding at the last minute, and it was beautiful. December 8, 2005.

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copan flowers

The flora and fauna of Copan Ruinas.

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copan ruinas

Went to Copan Ruinas, Honduras for 3 days to renew our passports. Nov 27-Dec 1.

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proecos - goodbye

Our last few days at the farm. Nov 25.

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xela 6

Our last few days in Xela. Nov 19-24.

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recycled pop bottle greenhouse

The Proecos recycled pop bottle greenhouse project. Nov 17.

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todos santos

We spent the weekend in Todos Santos, a small traditional town 3-4 hours north of Xela. While there we climbed a mountain. Nov 11-13.

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luis guzman graduation

Doña Lupe's son, Luis, had his graduation party at El Alquimista. Nov 9.

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bottle irrigators

We created over 100 bottle irrigators for the 50+ fruit trees here at Proecos. This should help get them through the dry season. Nov 6.

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xela cemetery

We went to the cemetery the day after "The Day of the Dead" to see all of the flowers, etc. Interestingly, they come to the cemetery to have picnics and fly kites as part of remembering loved ones. Nov 2.

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incognito

These photos were taken with the camera held under an arm or "from the hip", inconspicuously so as not to attract attention. Oct 25.

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chicken coop

The 'let's remodel the chicken coop' project. Oct 29.

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xela 5

More pics from around the farm, restaurant and house. Oct 19.

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xela 4

More pics from around the farm, restaurant and house. Sept. 24.

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atitlan

A weekend trip to Atitlan, one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Sept. 24-26.

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rodrigo

A man we met who invited us into his studio. He was a painter for Amnesty International at one point. Sept. 23.

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communidad nueva alianza

A macadamia and coffee farm that is now a cooperative, owned by the families who work on it. Sept. 18.

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feria

Sept. 15 is Guatemala's Independance Day. Xela hosts the largest fair in Central America for a week during this time.

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xela 3

Even more pics around the farm and around Xela. September 14, 2005.

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lasagna garden

One of our projects at Proecos; we made a lasagna garden. They're great for infertile land. After 'baking' the garden in the sun for a couple weeks, the area is ready for planting. September 13, 2005.

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xela 2

Some more pics around the farm and around Xela. September 11, 2005.

around the farm - day one

These are the first few pics we took while getting to know our new home. September 5, 2005.