Monthly Archives: April 2011

Masquerade Under The Mexican Sun

Before Easter vacation began, our after-school group finished the masks we’d been working on. The project culminated in an afternoon of theater, improvisation, food, and fun. We set up a make-shift stage surrounded by a semi-circle of benches and chairs. … Continue reading

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Homestay Experience: ‘Field’ Work – A Week in the Mexican Campo

Notes from Cecilia: The ‘homestay’ has become a staple of intercultural exchange programs. In my family there are many veterans of this kind of experiential learning—my uncles and cousins traveled with AFS, I spent four months in Peru with a … Continue reading

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This Week’s Developments in Tecuanípan

The baño seco’s roof is finally fully waterproofed! It sports a layer of sealant made from lime, soap, and alumbre rock, and another made from recycled tires. Last week the roof aced its first test, withstanding quarter-sized chunks of hail … Continue reading

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