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Lunar Eclipse

There’s a l0t of moon action this weekend. Saturday night is the first night of Passover, which astronomically guarantees a full moon. Full moons are a big deal here in León because many tour companies offer full moon volcano hikes, … Continue reading

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Traveling with Children in Colonial Disney World

After leaving Ometepe Island, my parents and I continued on to the colonial city of Granada. This was my second trip to Granada, and being a resident of León and having just come from Ometepe, I formulated some comparisons between … Continue reading

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Wormhole Telica

Yesterday a group of Volunteers, myself included, took a self-guided hike to Volcan Telica. Now, all of us having seen Interstellar last night, we were showing off our new-found PhD’s in Physics and Metaphysical Philosophy the whole way up. The two … Continue reading

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Epiphytes

Epiphyte – a plant that grows on another plant but is not parasitic, such as the numerous ferns, bromeliads, air plants, and orchids growing on tree trunks in tropical rain forests Back in January when I was bumming around Chiapas I … 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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Laguna Asososca

Today I ventured to Laguna Asososca with my site mate Lauren and her roommate Leah. From León it was a bus ride to La Paz Centro, which is another municipality in the department of León, much closer to Managua. It is … Continue reading

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