Tag Archives: Halloween

La Asunción de María

It’s been a whole year already. Today was the Gritería Chiquita again. Legend has it that 67 years ago (or maybe 68, but who’s counting anyway?) Cerro Negro volcano had been erupting for 15 straight days, the roofs couldn’t support … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary Incidents of Travel

I’m not one to typically commemorate anniversaries. I just don’t see why simply having making it around the sun again is such a big deal. However, having given up my chance to self-congratulate my blog on its 100th post, I’m taking … Continue reading

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Halloween

Swipe me left or swipe me right

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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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Achuapa

This weekend brought me to the farthest reaches of my department to the town of Achuapa, where two Volunteers live, Mary, a Health Volunteer who came to country in my group, and Ruben, an Environment Volunteer from the group prior … Continue reading

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