We assembled for the first time as a team in Miami. Our group consisted of twelve medical and five non-medical volunteers. From Miami it was two hops into Pereira with a layover in Cartegena.
Our first sight of Pereira was of the 12,000 foot mountains that appeared to be right off the wing tips as we descended into Pereira. A hard thump of the tires on the runway told us we had arrived. After clearing customs with all our boxes we had a very warm welcome from the entire Rotary Club of Pereira. I can't think of a better ending to a long trip then the warm welcome that was extended to us on Tuesday from the entire Rotary Club of Pereira.
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