This is a tuc tuc, called by it’s japanese name. Not sure exactly what it is. A mode of transportation somewhere between golf cart, tricycle and sardine can.

Here’s another view of the volcanic mountains overlooking Antigua.

All of the houses and businesses are very deceptive. From the road they look like this:

But then sometimes a gate or door is open, and this is what you see:

Here’s the entrance to our gated community! I can’t believe in such a poor country I have such a beautiful house and room in a gated community with a housekeeper! Praise the Lord! This totally feels like vacation way more than work!

Here is La Merced again, a better view of the front and several pictures of the inside.

San Antonio de Padua:

San Sebastian:

That’s it for today, but I’ve got 27 days of adventures to go!