Day Five

Benjamin Hall mexico, Miscellaneous

With the team competition ended, today was a day of enjoyment. We didn’t have to be up before dawn thankfully, but most of us were awake by seven anyway thanks to the cacophony of village noise. I think we heard cows, goats, turkeys, donkeys, horses, rooster, and dogs all together in the normal sounds of village life. Today could best …

Day Four Pt.2

Benjamin Hall mexico, Miscellaneous

Before the afternoon services, we were treated to yet another cultural experience-the killing of the goats. There is a big meal planned for tomorrow and that means we’ll be treated like honored guests with goat meat. Of course, the guys absolutely loved it. We saw the whole process, the goat tied up, the jugular cut, blood drained, the goat skinned, …

Day Four Pt.1

Benjamin Hall mexico, Miscellaneous

After the services last night, the first two of the four teams presented their skit. It was quite funny to see our teens and their white skin mixed in amongst the Mexicans. Some of them even had lines in the skits that they recited in Spanish. After a few hours of sleep, the guys were treated to yet another cultural …

Day Three

Benjamin Hall mexico, Miscellaneous

From one of our guys last night…”Is it just me or is anyone else have an awesome time on this trip.” To which another replied, “Yeah this is great! …Yep, that’s why I do this. Anyway… By 5:30 AM, the roosters were crowing, the kitchen staff was preparing for the day, and the guys were rustling out of their bunks …