Entries tagged with ‘csl’

Turtle adventure!

Our last outing in Petatlán was to the San Valentin sea turtle sanctuary.  Three of the six species of sea turtles that are found at the shores of Mexico lay their eggs on this beach.  Alberto, an ecologist and veterinarian, works with former sea turtle poachers to protect the turtles from those who would steal […]


Today is our last day serving in Petetlan (for now). None of us can believe that it is almost time to say goodbye to our friends and respective families.  In attempt to demonstrate our gratitude and affection we hosted a fiesta in honor of our families at the house of Sarah Kate’s family. After spending […]

The Friendly Smiles of Petatlan :) – 3/29/11

We continue to be awakened by the sound of roosters bright and early each morning. Today, we continued our service work in the four locations that we visited yesterday. Lauren, Korbin, Kevin, Sarah Kate and Patty are working at DIF. Molly, Allie and Carla are at the Rehabilitation Center. Kirsten and Nicole spent the morning […]

A Minnesota Welcome

The delegation from Petatlán, Mexico arrived at the Minneapolis airport late last night! After being received by representatives from St. Peter, they were brought down to St. Peter where they familiarized themselves with their accommodations. After getting well-rested, the Petatlán delegation attended the daily Gustavus chapel service where they were warmly welcomed by Chaplain Brian […]