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Quién Causa Tanta Alegría?!
I hope I have emphasized enough on this blog the sheer amount of noise in Nicaragua. If not, let this post be your lesson. Every December 7th, across the Catholic world, the Conception of Mary is celebrated. I’m not … Continue reading
Posted in León, Vlog Tagged bells, Cardinal, cathedral, Catholic, church, church bells, Conception, conception of Jesus, Conception of Mary, culture, dance, drum, drums, El Cabezon, firecrackers, fireworks, folklore, folkloric dance, Gigantona, Gritería Chiquita, Griteria, immaculate conception, La Gigantona, León, Maria, Mary, Nicaragua, Purisima, religion, siren, tradition, video, video blog, vlog 2 Comments
Nagarote is a town halfway in between León and Managua. It is on the far side of Lake Managua (with Managua being on the near side). I went there today with my soon to depart site-mate, Chelsea, who used to … Continue reading
Posted in Training Tagged Bible, botanical gardens, central park, cheese, church, clean, earthquake, entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship competition, lake, Lake Managua, lookout, Managua, mirador, Momotombo, Nagarote, overlook, park, quesillo, school, Telica, Volcan Telica, volcanic chain, volcano, volcanoes, volcanos 3 Comments
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
Posted in Peace Corps, Travel, Vlog Tagged business advising, business competition, cathedral, Catholic, Catholic church, church, competition, competitions, entrepreneurship, Granada, high school students, Nicaragua, Peace Coprs, school-wide competitions, Somoto, Somoto Canyon, students, teaching, U.S. Peace Corps, United States Peace Corps, US Peace Corps, volcano, volcanoes 8 Comments
This last week I visited my permanent site of León, León. It was very very hot. The second hottest place in Nicaragua, in fact. Like sitting in place, not moving a muscle, yet still sweating so much your shirt is … Continue reading
Posted in León, Peace Corps, Teaching, Training Tagged AIDS, canal, Captain Morgan, Caribbean, cathedral, church, churches, complain, Cuerpo de Paz, diet, earthquake, earthquakes, England, food, Granada, heat, history, HIV, hot, inter-oceanic canal, inter-oceanic canals, interoceanic canal, interoceanic canals, jalea, jelly, León, lion, Lion King, lions, Nicaragua, nutrition, obese, overweight, Panama Canal, Peace Corps, pirate, pirates, Rivas, rum, schools, Simba, Spain, teaching, US Peace Corps 3 Comments
Before I had gone to Chiapas I spent a week staying with my friends Mariel, Miguel, and Rafael in Querétaro, which is the largest city in the Bajío. The Bajío is an old colonial part of Mexico north of Mexico City, renowned by … Continue reading
Posted in Photography, Pre-Service, Travel Tagged architecture, basilica, Bernal, camp, Camp Shohola, cathedral, Catholic, Catholicism, church, cinema, culture, friends, friendship, Guanajuato, La Parroquia, Mexico, monolith, ruins, San Miguel de Allende, science fiction, Shohola, Spielberg, Steven Spielberg, Toltec 1 Comment