Sunday, 4 December 2011

First day in Piura

The team has assembled. Even though we came from 4 countrys (US, Canada, Panama and Uruguay), we all arrived within an hour of each other.  After claiming luggage and equipment we headed to the Ramada which was right across from the airport terminal for a short night rest.  This noon we headed up the coast about 500 miles to settle into our hotel which is from the colonial era.

Waiting to board the plane to Piura

Collecting the supplies
Our first dinner

After dinner we returned to the hotel which is across from the main church in town. There was a band concert. Would like to think that it was for our arrival, but Thursday is a major festival.
Tomorrow the real work begins as we see about 100 patients and decide who we can help. The hard part is turning some down.

1 comment:

  1. Hi Kristin,

    I saw this early this morning - happy to know you are all safely there! Hope your first day wasn't too hard - I know there are many there who are so thankful that you and the team are there.