Daily Archives: August 15, 2014

La Gritería Chiquita

Quién causa tanta alegría? La Asunción de María! Que viva La Virgen! Viva! Yesterday was the Gritería Chiquita in León (as opposed to the big Gritería, on December 7th). Basically, it is Halloween, but in León. The story goes that 67 years ago … Continue reading

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Flor de Caña

Something that happens from time to time to Volunteers in Nicaragua is getting “Nica kidnapped” or “Nicanapped.” It is when a Nicaraguan invites you to do something, and it the total ordeal takes exponentially longer than you expected. I got … Continue reading

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American Idol: Nicaragua

There’s been a flurry of activity here for me this week in Nicaragua, starting with the English Singing Competition. An alternate name for this post is “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.” My greatest regret of the week is … Continue reading

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