Back on Track

We became intrigued with the municipality of Pitumarca during Thursday’s long drive. The community members were welcoming, and we saw a number of apparent needs. So, on Friday, we visited the municipal headquarters to inquire about development needs. The mayor...

Thursday Continued: Drive It Off

When our driver Pulsiano pulled out of Llutuyo and told us the other villages were “mas arriba” , we all enjoyed saying “Arriba! Arriba!” in response. Little did we know exactly how much higher we were really going to go. Leaving Llutuyo at...

The Plot Thickens

As planned, we drove to Lluttuyo this morning. When we arrived, we were intrigued to find a crowd gathered in the school yard. We hopped out of the truck and struck up a conversation. Everyone seemed pleased to see us. Ten minutes later the mayor arrived. Aha, so the...

Back to Square One…

Here are a few of the expressions that we’re using to describe our day: – “Ke Garne Given Est Cha,” which, in Nepali, means “What can you do? Life is like this.” – “Momma always said there’d be days like today.” We arrived at the mayor’s office at 4pm,...