S: El Salvador 2012
BC: Karen Bodeen February 2012 With many thanks to Central Lutheran and Bruce & Ann Willis Photos by: Jim Bodeen & Karen Bodeen
FC: El Salvador 2012 | Habitat Build San Jose Villanueva
1: Our first evening at Arbol de Fuego | Mt Rainier 2/11/12 | Ann & Bruce Willis - Team Leaders
2: Jim, Steve, Craig, Bruce | What is Jim thinking?
3: On our way to Cristo Rey Lutheran Church Santa Ana El Salvador The church here was destroyed in the 2001 earthquake. | Chris & Karen
4: Cristo Rey Lutheran Church Santa Ana, El Salvador Pastor Carlos Najera
5: Jim Bodeen
6: Jim interviewed these wonderful women,they were so happy to see all of us at Cristo Rey.
7: Walking around Santa Ana
8: Karen & Ann
9: Craig & Jim E. looking for coffee cherries. | Lago de Coatepeque
11: Our own places away from home, after working at the Habitat site: Arbol de Fuego and El Portal de Las Colinas
12: Jim, Craig, Caroline, Ann, Steve, Pastor Jim, Sharon, Karen, Wayne, Chris & Bruce Las Colinas, Santa Tecla | Mango trees. Our first day at the site, the blue barrels are for water.
13: Jim & Wayne Our sandpile & sifter Jose Santos Pastor Jim Las Colinas
14: Our walk to the river in Santa Tecla I didn't know if I would make it to the top, then down to the river and back up. I did it.
16: Jim visited with the women washing clothes and washing corn in the river.
17: Yes, I walked those steps to the river.
18: Wayne Hahn taking a break. The group visiting with Sally Jenkins, who talked to us about social justice projects. Karen sanding the cement blocks
19: A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. Lao Tzu
20: I love Bruce's Habitat shirt. Jim talking poetry with Salvador, the local dogs love our clean warm sand piles.
21: More sanding, Hannah taking Allison & Maynor for a walk. Chris and Wayne join Ana, Allison and Maynor walking home from school. Hannah, our Habitat El Salvador connection.
22: Salvador takes a break - local women making empanadas, the kids enjoying ice cream. Bruce & Ann Ann, Sharon, Caroline Maynor & Allison
23: Craig, Caroline, Bruce, Juan Pablo Llort, Ann presenting the Liberty bottles to the Fernando Llort Gallery
25: Fernando Llort Gallery We visited the new gallery, this is the art painted on the outside entry.
26: Craig & Caroline Bruce Wayne & Jim E. mixing mescla Chris
27: Wayne & Jim adding mescla Outlaw Jim's
28: Jim & Wayne Chris & Sharon sifting sand Jim adding chispa Bruce & Jim
29: Corn & bean storage Visiting other Habitat houses.
30: Walking the neighborhood with Chris & Gloria
32: Granada Fruit Blossom
33: Check out the rifle, Ann meets a friend from previous visits.
34: Leaving San Jose Villavueva Walking around Santa Tecla Jim loves the story of Santa Tecla and her early Christian mission.
36: Cathedral in Santa Tecla damaged possibly beyond repair.
38: Our last day at the site, windows and doors go in, we celebrate Alexandra's birthday and received our certificates and t-shirts.
40: Alexandra thanking us from her heart.
41: Jim E, Karen Mario, Jim B, Salvador Wayne, Ann, Mario, Caroline & Craig Karen, Mario, Jim & Salvador Hector & Jim
42: Another "sand" dog shot, Ann & Jim admiring our work. The last mescla dance Caroline & Sharon posing!
43: Back at Arbol de Fuego Pupuseria Lily Medardo signing Jim E's book Jim with Patty
45: The flowers around the University of Central America
46: Visiting a coffee farm and restaurant
47: We hiked to the top of Volcan de San Salvador, these are the people of the volcano.
48: Jim & Karen at the top of Volcan de San Salvador A new dome is forming at the bottom of the crater
49: Haziel's birthday at Las Cebollines with Jorge, Jenny and Cristofer
50: Our Brigade
51: Central Lutheran Habitat Trip to El Salvador 2/11-19/2012 Ann Willis Bruce Willis Jim Bodeen Karen Bodeen Pastor Jim Engel Craig Sundquist Caroline Sundquist Wayne Hahn Steve Luten Chris Mitzlaff Sharon Kearby