Monthly Archives: September 2014

My Aegean Odyssey

This post is the third in a series of posts I am calling Incidents of Travel Past. and today I take you to the Aegean Sea, circa 2012. I had been traveling with my friend Steve, but he had to leave … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life

My winning streak came to an end last night. We got second to last place in trivia! The theme was animation. We had a strong showing with Disney and ran the category for superheroes, but we were decimated on anime. … Continue reading

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Momotombo

Momotombo is basically the national symbol of Nicaragua. It is a perfectly shaped conical volcano on the banks of Lake Managua. It is the centerpiece of the national emblem of Nicaragua. I don’t know what inspirations Tolkien took for Mt. … Continue reading

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Blenvy

When we moved into our training towns way back in March, I was in a nice house in San Juan de Oriente, Masaya. The other Trainees in my town were Ryan, Jessica, and Rosendo. Jessica’s host mother, Eveling, was a … Continue reading

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Somoto Canyon

There isn’t any school this week until Thursday, because it is Independence Day here. They’ve been cancelling classes for weeks practicing for the marchas. This grew to become a large frustration for me, since we are in deep into the … Continue reading

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Dulce’s Birthday

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What Have I Been Up To?

It’s been a while since I’ve put up a post on my happenings, so I figure I would catch everyone up. For Small Business Development Volunteers, September and October are busy months. Any reader of my blog will know that … Continue reading

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