We stay in a “compound” in the San Cayetano, Mexico area, which is about 100 miles northeast of Puerto Vallarta. The compound is a former brick-making area that has several buildings for us to use. The compound has a kitchen area, sleeping areas, and a pool. It also has two bathrooms on the inside and two on the outside. We often do devotionals and outreach to the local people on the porch area.
- Toilet paper does NOT get flushed – there are wastebaskets
- Pack two to three rolls of toilet paper to bring
- Cold water only – the best time to take a shower is afternoon through evening – the water seems warmer
- Must rinse off in the shower before entering the pool!
- Every year, at least one drain in the women’s showers get clogged – please be responsible and clean your own hair out of the drain after you shower!
The compound has a in-ground pool. In the evening, after work assignments, we are able to swim. Most of the time, we’re also able to swim after we arrive back to the compound from our daily work.
- You must rinse off in the shower before you enter the pool!
- People work very hard to keep the pool clean, so please be respectful and don’t use it as a bathtub….there is no automatic filter system!
- This is an uncommon luxury on the mission field…please don’t abuse it! Enjoy it!