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Lucille's Adventures in Peru Av. Fatima 820, #703, Trujillo, Peru --- www.perumission.org --- "Not all those who wander are lost." J.R.R. Tolkien, Lord of the Rings

Trip: Casa Xelaju

There are [8] stories from my trip: Casa Xelaju


Semana Santa

GUATEMALA | Monday, 30 Mar 2009 | Views [346] | Comments [1]

It is my last week in Guatemala.   I am not sure I’ve even had time to properly process all of what I’ve learned while here.   I tried to give you a small taste of things Guatemalan.   I thought of one other thing I didn’t mention today.   ... Read more >

Tags: guatemala, holy week, xela


A Spirit of Adventure

GUATEMALA | Monday, 23 Mar 2009 | Views [320] | Comments [5]

I cannot believe that I have been here for two months now.   It has truly flown by.   I have learned so much.   Just today at lunch, the mother of the family I am staying with was telling some other students living here that when I came, we could ... Read more >


The Kindness of Strangers

GUATEMALA | Wednesday, 11 Mar 2009 | Views [247] | Comments [2]

School and work are going well.  You may not realize that I am doing some work from Xela for Peru Mission--thanks to the wonder of the internet!  In addition to the Short Term Teams I will be coordinating, I am assisting Josh Eby with the intern process ... Read more >


El Remate Stole My Heart

GUATEMALA | Sunday, 1 Mar 2009 | Views [354] | Comments [8]

Another week of school is behind me.   Friday we went to the market in San Francisco.   It is the largest market in Guatemala and was very interesting.   They had everything for sale from clothes, to house wares, to food, to live animals, to just ... Read more >

Tags: el remate, flores, san francisco, sunsets, tikal


Hot Springs, Chickenbuses, Mayn Altars in Catholic Churches and Markets

GUATEMALA | Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | Views [330] | Comments [3]

I need to do better about updating this blog.   There is so much to say, but I’ll try to find some brevity—who am I kidding?   There is nothing brief about talking to me or my writing!   :) Since my last blog, I’ve completed 2 and ... Read more >

Tags: guatemala, hot springs, markets


The Yellow Church and Colda de Fruitas

GUATEMALA | Tuesday, 10 Feb 2009 | Views [344] | Comments [5]

Today, Tuesday I went to two small towns outside of Xela with my teacher, my friend Courtney, and her teacher. The four of us took a city bus to catch a chicken bus. We then took 2 chicken buses to San Andres Xecul. Why, you may ask, would you take ... Read more >

Tags: churches, guatemala


Count Your Many Blessings

GUATEMALA | Sunday, 8 Feb 2009 | Views [259]

This past weekend I went with the school to a fair-trade coffee farm.   It is called Nueva Alianza and is outside of Retalhuleu, a town southwest of Xela.   I’ve tried to pinpoint on the map as close as I can.   It was an incredible weekend ... Read more >

Tags: guatemala, nueva alianza


One Week Down, Eight to Go!

GUATEMALA | Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | Views [254] | Comments [3]

It has been a good first week of language school.   I am so thankful for all the many blessings God has graciously bestowed upon me!   And thankful for all of the prayers that are sustaining me.   My host family is truly wonderful!   I ... Read more >

Tags: language school, xela