Valentěn is a teacher at the local Secundaria in La Manzanilla, but he's not your ordinary maestro.
He's much-loved by his students, very committed, and a super nice man.
I have seen him be the first to answer posts from his students on FaceBook who write about sad thoughts or problems.
Valentěn really makes this town and the world a better place.
Valentěn walks the beach regularly, but this morning, he was in front of our house with is Grade 8 (secundo) class, doing physical education. My P.E. classes were never in such a beautiful location!
In this photo, Bertha Olivares is doing the high-jump, with Valentín holding the string ...