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Author Archives: Josh Renaud
Last night was our last hurrah in Bolivia: Jesy’s quinceañera. Yoli worked on a chocolate cake for her, but the decoration didn’t go quite as well as she hoped. Still, it proved very tasty. We went over to El Jordan … Continue reading
Our last day in San Ignacio was spent packing, lounging, waiting. We were at Noemi’s for much of the day. While there, Norma, the pastor’s wife, showed Yoli and I the church, their parsonage, and then a home they rent … Continue reading
After more than one week of trying, last night I finally succeeded in uploading this 1 minute video to Vimeo. This video was shot two Fridays ago, when we had fried sábalo for lunch at Don Hector’s.
After rain the day before, on Thursday we got a bit of sun and clear blue skies in the morning. The night before we had discovered an old bottle of “Off” in our travel bag, so we had tried to … Continue reading
This was a tale of two halves of a day. Yoli and I woke up somewhat stiff from the beds. The kids woke up covered in mosquito bites. They began calling it “mosquito pox.” Yoli tracked down the mosquito, swollen … Continue reading
We felt the difference right away. San Ignacio was not cold and wet as Santa Cruz has been for the last week. It’s a dusty little town that looks a lot what Santa Cruz must have looked like long ago … Continue reading
We endured it. The bus ride from Santa Cruz to San Ignacio was long, bumpy, and full of stops.
Six folks. Four seats. One bus. 10 hours to San Ignacio de Velasco. Yep, it’s time for a road trip.
All this week has been cool and rainy, and last night was the coldest so far. Yoli and I both woke in the night. I was having some trouble breathing, but I made some chamomile tea and after a while … Continue reading
It was all very simple food, but boy, we sure ate a lot on Friday.