Descriptive Essay : Honduras Was Never A Place I

1149 Words Jun 8th, 2016 5 Pages
Honduras was never a place I said i wanted to go to. It’s known for being unsafe and not the nicest out of all places so I never thought a place i heard those things about would be where I recieved my favorite memories. My mom and I got the opportunity to go to a small ranch/orphanage outside of Tegucigalpa as a medical mission trip with her job. As soon as we landed in the airport we were greeted with a group of amazing, generous individuals who had smiles plastered across their faces. All 52 volunteers crowded onto a small school bus to get to the ranch yet still no one complained of the heat, smells or being extremely close to complete strangers. As we went through the tall gates to get into the complex after the 45 minute bus ride, you could see the children walking up and down the pathways walking with friends or their guardians. They were all ages as little as 1 all the way up to 18 but all of them smiling and genuinely happy.
The second night we were there we all gathered on the large cement basketball court, many large white garbage bags lined the perimeter of the court filled to the brim with brand new shoes. The children all came out separated by boys and girls in single file lines and sat patiently waiting for what they were about to receive. The boys sat on the right and girls on the left. Where I was standing i was right in front of the younger aged boys, ages 5 or 6, maybe 7. One little boy stuck out in particular, he help a pair of glasses clearly way to big…

Related Documents