MY PROJECT of removing grass and installing stone and concrete has finished its first phase, its first 25 percent. More to come next year.
The guys loaded up their pickup truck with leftovers and trash this morning, and headed off down the street 7,000 pesos richer than when they began last Monday. The cost of materials was 7,735 pesos, plus I tipped them 600 pesos due to rapid efficient work and their endless good humor.
At today’s exchange rate, that’s about 800 U.S. dollars for everything.
Here’s how the project looked along the way: