‘Taking in the Sites’

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Not long ago I had the good fortune to accompany Peace Corps staff on a “site development” trip, wherein staff meet with potential schools and host families in hopes of finding suitable homes for incoming volunteers.

The day I went we visited a familiar place named Tutur, a rural town in the middle of the mountains in Pasuruan. Tutur is well known for its apples. I had been there months ago when my friend Michelle was living there. Michelle has since gone home, but she is still very much missed. I know this because I asked her host mother and she responded with tears…real ones; oopsie.

For whomever winds up in Tutur, I think you’ll find it quite agreeable. To Ms. Michelle, look familiar!?

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One thought on “‘Taking in the Sites’

  1. Oh Wow! Like It Was Yesterday! So Glad It’s Almost Time For TUtur To Get Another Volunteer… Whoever It Is Certainly Has A Lot To Look Forward To,
    Starting With Heart Shaped Pillows, Bamboo Forests And A Mischievous Ibu. I Have No Idea Why My Phone Is Capitalizing Every Word. Hugs To You Ole Coyote!

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