Monthly Archives: May 2015

Telica Keeps on Rumbling

Things are still rumbling in Telica. I was there last Monday. At that time there hadn’t been an eruption for 24 hours, but things acted up again later in the week and have not ceased. The super-heated boulders that are … Continue reading

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One Year Down, One Year to Go

The sad occasion of the departure of two of my beloved site-mates, Joanna and Isabel, makes me realize that I myself became a Volunteer a year ago today, May 23, 2014, after 11 weeks of training. Joanna and Isabel are … Continue reading

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Lima

While I was studying abroad in Ecuador, we took a week long trip to Peru, primarily to Cusco and to see Machu Pichu. Ecuador and Peru have an unfortunate history of constant war over their shared border, the most recent … Continue reading

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Disasters, Natural and Otherwise

A few disasters, natural and otherwise, have reared up around the Occidente this week, each affecting my projects. I’ve written before about the incidence of disasters here and the vulnerability of the population. Luckily, so far these have been minor … Continue reading

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One Day in the Campo

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