Day 7 Part 5 - Visiting with villagers, dinner with our host family
We spent the rest of the afternoon visiting with the villagers, and then returned
to our host families for dinner. After dinner, two children of our host
family put on a small show for us: a dance and a song.
Village children pose for a picture.
Boys pose with their gardening tools.
Another boy leans on his machete.
(His other leg is behind him, obscured by the shadows.) The sight of a child playing
unsupervised with a machete would have caused panic to many US parents, but
did not seem to raise any eyebrows here.
Catherine enjoys the afternoon sun.
Back for dinner at our host family.
Vidalia nurses her baby.
After dinner the family brought out some stone religious figures, and Edwin (7), performed a dance with them. Blanca (12, on the right holding the dog) also sang a song that she
Edwin poses for a picture, with his father's help.
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