Site Visit

God is my strength and power: and he maketh my way perfect. (2 Samuel 22:33 KJV)

PanamAgua

Last Friday afternoon, covered in sweat and mud, we arrived in our site for the first time!  We live with the indigenous Ngobe people in the NoKribo region of the Comarca Ngabe-Bugle right on the border of the Bocas del Toro province.  Getting to site is an adventure in itself.  We take a 7 hour bus from Panama City west to the city of David.  We stay overnight in a hotel in David (hooray! a hot shower! cooking shows on TV!) and the following morning, catch a bus in David headed north toward the city of Changuinola.  After 2.5 hours on that bus, we get off at an obscure little stop, where we walk along a gravel road for about 20 minutes.  Then, we cross a river on a footbridge, and so begins the final 45 minute walk to our village.  The walk is mostly flat, but is quite muddy…

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