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Yes Church mission trip to Peru.

Sunday, January 08, 2006

Snowed In - In The Jungle!!


Today was travel day from Pichanaki to Lima. Our bus was suppossed to leave at 9:00am, but never came. Turns out that the pass through the mountains was closed due to snow! Not making it to Lima in time would have been bad, as we would miss our flights to Cuzco, lose our fare money, and not get to worship there. Well, the Lord provided (as He always does), and we were able to rent a combi (mini bus) to take us to Lima. It was a bit of an adventerous ride, but we did make it to Lima by 11:00pm, and all are safe and sound. It did cost us an extra 500 soles, so feel free to wire us some funds :)

Yesterday Pastor Miguel and his family took us to some wonderful waterfalls for sightseeing. It was much nicer then digging, and allowed us to have some good fellowship with him and his family. Jess did some solo white water rafting, and all had a good time swimming under the falls to a hidden cave. Very cool.

Tomorrow (or rather today now as it is past 12:00) we leave for Cuzco, and do 2 worship services. Should be pretty exciting, and the pastor there will be taking us around between services to show us some sights. We get up at 3:30am to catch our flight, so should be a busy day.

Here are some more pics for your enjoyment. They will start with ones from a few days ago, and work up to our day at the falls (they call these falls ยจ"The Veil of the Bride". Very beautiful.

Pics are as follows:

- Girl from camp.

- Bees Nest.

- Hammock break at camp.

- Breakfast at camp.

- Bug

- Camp sign at dusk

- Hut in the jungle

- Munchkins at camp.

- Synchronized picking

- Working hard at camp.

- View from dining area at camp.

- Veil of the Bride falls.

- Snack at falls.

- Johnny in his native habitat:)

- Adventure Man Howard

- Group at the falls.

- 2nd falls

- Local Pichanaki girl.

- Love from the Team.


  • At 6:50 AM, Anonymous The de Vries's said…


    The pictures are great! Looks like your all having a great time. It's hard to believe your coming home in 3 days!

    We miss you all very much

    Love, The de Vries's

  • At 8:14 AM, Anonymous Barb said…

    Thanks again, Vic. So good to see you in a picture!!!
    Thanks for the e-mail from that special man of mine!!!!(xoxoxo)
    The scenery is awesome!
    God bless you and protect you as you continue in your travels and ministry.
    You are a special team of ambassadors!
    Love, Barb

  • At 11:33 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Hey everyone! The pictures are awesome, I wish I was there. You are all doing a great job, keep up the awesome work. I cant wait to hear the stories when you get back. Travel safe everyone. Miss you Rachel. Jon

  • At 1:06 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Hello Everyone. It looks like you are having a great time. Keep up the good work and see you in a couple of days.
    ps. Kate...any ladybugs anywhere?? :)

  • At 2:31 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    You guys look like you're having too much fun! I'm feeling a little wistful here. Is that a sin?
    Vic you're looking pretty 'buff', all that digging and sunshine's been good to ya.
    Miss you guys a tonne. We'll see you soon.

  • At 11:18 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    mary is hot

  • At 12:34 PM, Anonymous susan said…

    Hey Adventure Man Howard!!!! you look like you're having a great time. Thank Vic for the great pictures and all the updates. You'll be home soon with lots of stories and just in time for cake and icecream (yes Vic...his birthday is Jan. 13th) Love you lots and God bless and protect you all as you return home.
    .... Susan

  • At 1:46 PM, Anonymous Walter Jakowlew said…

    Hey Tamarah!
    Happy New Year!!!

    This is Walter Jakowlew from Toronto emailing you in Peru. I understand that you are going to Machu Picchu. I just wanted you to know that is "THE" place in the world that I must go. Obviously, you're goping to get there 1st!

    Please have an amazing experience! Take lots of pic's. Enjoy!

    Hope to hear all about it when you get back.
    Love Walter

  • At 9:21 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Johnny is hotter


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