Getting there: Esteli->Isla Ometepe

After my 2 glorious weeks in Esteli ( I wish I could have stayed longer) I went back out on the road. I decided to spend travel to the beautiful Ometepe Island in southern Nicaragua. Getting to the isla was a bit of an adventure and I though I would share my experience in case…

Fabrica de Pura, Estelí, Nicaragua 

The production of cigars is one of the largest industries in Esteli, and I had the wonderful opprotunity to visit a cigar factory with Norma one of my first days in the city. The moment I entered I was bombard with stimuli. Lines of people filled the room permeated by the smell of smoke. Everywhere…

Addiction

Like the sound of a bee hive, the buzz begins the moment my body leaves the plane. The onslaught of sound, color, and moment does little to dull the electricity pulsing through my veins. A.T.M. Ignore taxis, stares. Find-Check. Taxi, barter, wander. Find-Check. Breathe. The arrival in a new country after a traveling hiatus is…

Viaje a Esteli

Ohh Latino America I have forgotten how much of my heart you owned. Summer break, a wonderful perk in the life of a teacher. Beginning May 20th and ending August 4 I am currently in the middle of resting, recharging, and refinding myself after an incredibly intense first year of teaching. After three weeks of…

Books for a School in Garnacha, Nicaragua 

Hello! It has been too long. Despite my desire to update with my southern U.S. experiences teaching got the better of me. Thankfully I have once again found my self on the road! and while I intend to post updates of my current experiences I have a request to make. During my first week here…