Monthly Archives: July 2014

Shark Tank: Nicaragua

Ever year, mid-way through the entrepreneurship curriculum, my classes have what is known as Prototype Day. It is when the students come to class with the prototypes of the products they are commercializing and present it to the teachers and … Continue reading

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Free Time

An adage I heard a lot when I was coming into the Peace Corps, as well as from other Volunteers here in Nicaragua, is that Volunteers have a lot of free time, more than people would expect. I certainly have free … Continue reading

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Estelí, Take Two

Estelí is one of a few natural meeting points for the members of Peace Corps group. It is a big city with a lot of bus connections in the north of the country. And we have a lot of Volunteers … Continue reading

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Incidents of Travel Past

Simply because I want to, I am going to start a series of posts that I am calling “Incidents of Travel Past.” In these posts I will write about funny things that have happened to me while I have been travelling … Continue reading

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School Vacation

There has not been any school this week because of a week long school vacation. I’ve taken this week as an opportunity to try to expand my network and meet as many people as possible. I literally have a list … Continue reading

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Super Moon

Two highly amateur photos of the super moon two weekends ago, as seen from the central square in León, León:

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Nica Music

I filmed this little clip at an event in the park in León last weekend. It is quintessential music that is popular in Nicaragua right now:

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