Vacations / Regina Coyula

The school year is just beginning, the children chat about their vacations.  Samantha and Yenny show their tans from Varadero; Jorgito learned to dive with a mask and snorkel in Cayo Santa Maria; Barbarita spent almost two months with her cousins in Bayamo and there she made a ton of new little friends; Heriberto, thanks to his grandfather, discovered stamp collecting, and also spent a week in camping in El Abra.  But what caused a sensation were Mayrilis’s vacation photos; with Mickey in front of the Princess Castle, in Universal Studios, in a fantastic water park… Mayrilis enjoyed a week in Disney World.  She brought back a pink backpack with a matching lunchbox and many more gifts, but her mom didn’t allow her bring them to school.

Without looking at Mayrilis’s camera, also pink, Hector was not impressed.  He and Yasmany built a chivichana (a homemade “soapbox” racer) and his mother brought them to the coast a ton of times, where they learned to fish with the flesh of earthworms.  The bad thing was the walk back up the high hill, now without water in the water bottle.

5 September 2013