Mike On Purpose

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Remembering Xiloxochico

Posted by mikeonpurpose on June 14, 2010


It has been nearly six months since my volunteer trip to Xiloxochico, Mexico, an experience that I still think a lot about and that continues to inspire me to want to do more trips.  A fair amount of the work we did at the site involved moving large quantities of sand from one place to another.  It was chilly and wet much of the time we were there:

We also bought some paint that needed to be hauled from central Cuetzalan to the combi  station:

But it wasn’t all about about work.  We also had a chance to tour a nearby agricultural cooperative:

And we shared meals and good times with the members of the local community:

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