Monthly Archives: February 2007

A Little R&R at Lake Lachua

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After leaving Las Conchas we took advantage of our proximity to the beautiful Lake Lachua, which is now protected with National Park status. A lovely set of trails takes you through rainforest (think lush foliage, beautiful bromeliads, irridescent bugs, termite condominiums the size of a couch, hooting howler monkeys, and exotic bird songs) to the   …Continue Reading

Rafael and Las Conchas

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About 8 years ago Rafael Luna came from Spain with 2 other missionaries to work in Guatemala. He intended to become a Father but wound up falling in love with a local woman and is now a father! He is warm, enthusiastic, collaborative, generous and smart. He dove into this local community, which already had   …Continue Reading

A New School in Sayaxut

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On Tuesday I had the great fortune of traveling with a consultant to the municipality of Coban. In a city with a population of 170,000 the majority of the population live outside the city center and in very remote and isolated areas. We drove 275 Km over dirt roads and visited several projects with potential   …Continue Reading

Colorful Classroom at the Dump

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In the midst of the dirt and rubbish is this colorful classroom that Padre Sergio has worked to build. He is pictured here with one of the boys who will soon be learning in this classroom.