Last day in Guatemala

Last day in Guatemala

View all our trip photos: https://photos.app.goo.gl/y3j5UvlI4RkzweVf1 Last night we stayed at the Hostal Doña Isabel. This place was in the higher elevation of Guatemala and had lovely plants all around and was very colorful and clean. They offered us great...
Tourist Day in Antigua

Tourist Day in Antigua

Today we left our hotel in Zacapa for the town of Antigua for a well-deserved break day. Our day started at 5am. We stopped for breakfast around 8am at a lovely local restaurant… The roads are slow-going and we arrived in Antigua around noon where we had to...
Last day on the coast

Last day on the coast

God is so so good!Today we held clinic from 8am – 3pm, with a short lunch break. A group of today’s patients walked since 4am to meet us in clinic. They only had enough money for one bus ride, so they saved the ride for when they traveled home. We were...
Monday and Tuesday Clinic and VBS

Monday and Tuesday Clinic and VBS

Yesterday we were blessed as a group to not only serve 403 patients with eyeglasses, we saw over 443 children in VBS. Our group worked with the Lutheran school and its teachers to provide a Bible lesson for the students, along with singing. They learned that Jesus...
Sunday in Puerto Barrios

Sunday in Puerto Barrios

Today’s plan was to attend church with the community at the Lutheran Church and run a half day clinic. The church service was a traditional LCMS communion service. Before service ended, the children came in and shared what they learned with the congregation,...
First full day in Guatemala

First full day in Guatemala

We arrived at Santa Cruz hotel last night just in time for dinner and a restful evening before heading out this morning for the coast. The area we will be working is considered the same as the Amazon with the tropical vegetation. We traveled another five hours to...