Tag Archives: San Juan de Oriente

San Juan de Oriente

Not the best of videos, so I’ll embellish a bit. After the GMAT on Friday, I headed back to my training town for the weekend. It was rainy and cool, which for a Leones like me right now is like … Continue reading

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Playa Gigante

On New Year’s Eve at the airport, after busing in from León, I bid farewell to my parents, who had been in Nicaragua since December 17, and picked up my friends, a grand ‘ole party of six: My best friend, … Continue reading

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Ometepe Island

After an interminable 11 hours on a ferry from Río San Juan that I could have swam faster than, my parents and I arrived at 1:30 AM on Ometepe Island. Ometepe is made of two imposing volcanoes jutting out of … Continue reading

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Vacation

With the school year over and everyone in Christmas mode here, I have been officially on vacation since the 17th. Now I know that one of the purposes of having a blog is for real-time updates, as opposed to righting … Continue reading

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Blenvy

When we moved into our training towns way back in March, I was in a nice house in San Juan de Oriente, Masaya. The other Trainees in my town were Ryan, Jessica, and Rosendo. Jessica’s host mother, Eveling, was a … Continue reading

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Peace Corps FAQ

I know that people have a lot of questions about Peace Corps and Peace Corps life, so hopefully I cover the majority of your questions here.  How long will I be here? All Volunteers have three months of training and … Continue reading

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A Menagerie of Videos From Training

I haven’t been able to get these videos from training up till now, but they sure are good. Presenting Daniel Ortega, President of the Republic, Malú, a particularly exuberant puppy, and Luis Mariano, simultaneously dancing and pummeling a piñata at his … Continue reading

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