So this week was different from the rest, because I FINALLY GOT SICK! It sucked so bad!!!! I will now tell you why. Because I got sick, while have my girl issues and it last a good few days!!!! I literally wanted to die! I would be walking around my companion, (looking for a corner incase I needed to throw up (WHICH I NEVER DID! HA!)) and I would turn to her and say “Mate me” which means ‘Kill me’ hahaha. But I am alive!!! They drink a lot of Tea down here, and last night they gave me one kind I had never had before called Muña and I was like “Please… Don’t kill me…” and it was SO GOOD! I loved it!! And I am feeling tons better today!!! YAY!!!!!!
Next thing on my list is FELIZ INTI RAYMI!!!!!!!!! Inti Raymi is Quechua for Fiesta del Sol, which in english is Sun Festival. Pretty cool right??? I get to go!!!!! Now before you go looking this up on the internet, let me tell you a little fact about this…. This is not for Ashleigh’s eyes or ears. Here it goes: Today they will sacrafice a llama! Like legitimately sacrafice llama on an altar and I get to watch it! WEIRD!! Definately in a different country!!!!!
Last week I said I was going to go to a waterfall, we ended up going to some ruins!! I will send the pictures next week hahaha. But it was so cool!!!!!!I love my Zone!!!!! And last week I had major internet problems sorry for the lame emails!!!!! Now time to disturb you al MUHAHAHA. The bathrooms down here are very different. For example, this week my and companion both need to go to the bathroom and so we went to member’s house. The bathroom was literally a wooden door that covered a bathroom carved out of the stone, and to flush it, you had to take a bucket of water and dump it in there haha. Next door was another bathroom… where you have to squat. Hahaha Peru is kinda gross, a lot of places don’t have soap. To disturb you more, we were walking across the street, and the streets have these huge gutters you have to hop over. Anyways, they decided to clean them out this week. They literally had a giant pile of brown… stuff that smelled like crap, chilling on the side of the road. It was so gross!!!!! I am so glad I don’t have that job!!!!!!! And the pile wasn’t small, it went up to about my thigh. And there were at least two piles. Just be disturbed. I also went to my first baptism!!! Unfortunately, none of the poeple were for us, but it was still cool!!!! They even had a lady who had a weird cast thing on her leg (the kind with the needles that go into your leg…) get baptised!!! So amazing I love it!!!!!!!!!!
Anyways, sorry mom about your foot…. 😦 I will pray for you. And ANGIE!!!! That is so sad!!! I feel so bad!!!!! Tell her I love her and I’ll pray for her SO MUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! But it sounds like you guys are having fun!!!! INKA KOLA IS THE BEST!!!!! SIEMPRE!!!!!!!!! Now to the word siempre (this is my thought for the week) in spanish the word Siempre means Always. What’s so cool about that right? BUT it not only means always, it also means forever. I really like that, because in spanish when I say “Jesus Christ is always with you” I am also saying “Jesus christ is with you FOREVER.” How cool is that???? I love the word siempre, just for that reason!!!! So now when I say I will always be there for you, I am going to say I will be there for you SIEMPRE, because it is that… cool!!!!! Anyways love you all!!!!!!!
Hermana Irvine, ALLON-SY!!!!!!