I’m sitting in the back of a truck with 18 other people on the way to the work sites. There’s a general smattering of conversation going on but mostly people stick to themselves on the early morning route to the houses, headphones, books, Spanish learning and sleep are the order of the day and people instinctively conform to this mindset. Despite the fact that one of the local workers is wearing a Chelsea football shirt right in front of me, I’m in a great mood, and have been almost unequivocally for a month.
I’m now a team leader for building walls of the houses and have spent the majority of my time doing just that. At first the bamboo made me all kinds of itchy when the sun was blasting down and I found the pernickity, non straight nature of the caña irritating but thankfully I seem to have got…
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