Willoughby then informed me that volunteers were instructed to dilute the local vinegar in a solution of one part vinegar to five part water to make it similar to the one we’d use in the States. I wish I had know that earlier.
By ten in the morning, the construction noise started again with the sound of a drill that seemed to penetrate right through my skull. I knocked on the door of the offending apartment and notified the couple that opened the door that it was Sunday and they weren't supposed to be working on that day. The woman cut her eyes at me while the husband, who spoke some English, wanted to know where I lived. I pointed to my unit and left. There was no more drilling after that. I felt victorious for once.