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Gallery: Parties

Friday, 7 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

Pineda's Going Away Party
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Frustration in San Antonio

Friday, 7 Sep 2007 | Views [600] | Comments [1]

It’s the third day at the clinic with no doctors. Felix has passed and traveled north to Mexico, leaving us with little more than mild flooding. Patients wait on the front porch for care, with no one here to provide it. Nurse Salaam can only treat minor ... Read more >

Tags: Work


Slow Week at the Clinic

Thursday, 30 Aug 2007 | Views [383] | Comments [1]

It’s been slow at the clinic this week.   The ambulance that usually drives the staff out for Mobile clinics is being used in town – so, we stay in San Antonio. I have made 6 handouts on various diseases and health concern that plague the villagers ... Read more >

Tags: Random


Gallery: Blue Hole and River

Saturday, 25 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery

Swim day in Belmopan
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Gallery: Pointe Benito

Saturday, 25 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery

Mobile Clinic
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Gallery: Mencie's Childrens Home

Saturday, 25 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Xuantunich

Saturday, 25 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery

Maya Ruins
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I survived a hurricane!

Thursday, 23 Aug 2007 | Views [338] | Comments [1]

I survived hurricane Dean! It wasn’t as traumatic as I thought it would be. The village where I live, San Antonio, is all on high ground and inland. There was no rain or wind; it’s been sunny the past three days. However, northern Belize got hit hard, ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors


San Antonio

Saturday, 11 Aug 2007 | Views [389] | Comments [1]

It’s a 15 minute walk from my new home in San Antonio to the clinic - all on the hilly road that winds through the Belizean jungle. The clinic is small, a pre-fab home from Belize City that host 12 staff members, doctor, nurses, pharmacist, health workers ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Gallery: San Antonio

Saturday, 11 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery

Ms. WeWe's
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Don't trust the potato salad

Thursday, 2 Aug 2007 | Views [437]

When in a new place, its customs to try the local foods and expeirce what the cultre has to offer. This is well and good- excpet when you eat bad potato salad, get food poisening and have to vist the local hospital. In Belmopan the local BBQ pit was ... Read more >

Tags: Doctors, hospitals & health


Belmopan

Thursday, 2 Aug 2007 | Views [337]

The express bus from Belize City will get you into Belmopan in a hour and 15 minutes. The cost for 5 women with over 400lbs of luggage would be around $60USD, a taxi for the same amount of cargo and people is $120USD.. more expensive but makes for a ... Read more >

Tags: Random


Gallery: Belize Zoo

Saturday, 28 Jul 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Menzies Children's Home

Friday, 27 Jul 2007 | Views [444] | Comments [1]

Working at Menzies Children’s Home was so rewarding. The children there all have experience with abuse, neglect and sexual assault. There were so many families, groups of brothers and sisters, living at the home together waiting for the cases to go ... Read more >

Tags: Work


Xuanatunich and Cave Tubing

Tuesday, 24 Jul 2007 | Views [383] | Comments [1]

Early Sunday morning we visited Xunantunich, the housing area for royalty and the commerce area. Quite the climb, the view from the top allowed you to see across to Guatemala.   After, we drove north to St. Ignacio to go cave tubing. A 20 minute walk ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


Ladyville, Belize City

Saturday, 21 Jul 2007 | Views [1500]

I've been in Belize for almost a week! It seems so much longer. I haven't had too much of a culture shock. Its hot - but it was hot back home. The food is similar, the lanuage is english and there is Dish TV. How bad can it be if I can watch Man vs. ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation


It's about that time

Sunday, 15 Jul 2007 | Views [491] | Comments [1]

I leave in exactly 27 hours for Central America. I'm not nervous- although I feel I should be. Six months in Southern Belize working in remote villages that have no running water, electricity and are in short supply and high demand of community aid ... Read more >

Tags: Random


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