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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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Quite a Year

I applied to the Peace Corps back in the late summer of 2012. Getting from then to Nicaragua in March 2014 is a case-study in bureaucratic incompetence that I won’t get into right now. But things got interesting one year ago … Continue reading

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Transportation in Nicaragua

  I’ll never complain about Port Authority ever once I get back from Nicaragua. Infrastructure here is poor, to say the least. The main form of transportation in Nicaragua is by bus. And there is no website you can easily … Continue reading

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Busy Week

After my training last week, I spent another week in Managua this week for the Peace Corps Nicaragua Same-Sex Couples Initiative. Nicaragua is on a short-list to host same-sex couples in the Peace Corps, so Peace Corps Headquarters staff were … Continue reading

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My Journal

In addition to this blog, I have also been keeping a personal journal in a black Moleskine notebook. I actually bought the notebook in 2012 I think, once I had convinced myself that I would accept any Peace Corps offer, … Continue reading

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My Writings on Economics

Some people have been asking me about my writings on economics. Nearly everything that is public is on my friend’s blog Spolitomics. It has articles on sports, politics, and economics. I am going to post some links here to some … Continue reading

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Ready to Go

This was actually easier than I thought it would be

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New Years in Ireland

On December 30 I hopped a flight to Ireland to spend New Years with my camp friends before heading to London and Stockholm. Ironically, my flight was delayed so that we wouldn’t arrive too early. The jet stream tail wind … Continue reading

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