Monthly Archives: June 2011

I can’t believe it’s already Friday. The past few days have flown by and I really hope the rest of the trip won’t go by this fast. So far everyone has had many good experiences such as building the La … Continue reading

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So far we have done quite a bit. It is fulfilling, difficult, and fun all at the same time. The past few days we have been working up at La Hermandad finca. We have been helping construct an adobe and … Continue reading

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The Farm

The first day that we went to La Hermandad Farm to construct a nature center was the start to a wonderful experience. It was about a 20 minute bus ride up a mountain where the coffee farm was. The road … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s day is a serious event here in Nicaragua; everyone goes beyond the breakfast-in-bed, flowers-and-a-card routine. In order to celebrate all the mothers do for the society in Nicaragua every mother in town has a huge bouquet of flowers. Each … Continue reading

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Ever since we got here I’ve been exhausted. It feels like were incredibly busy all day, then by 9pm I’m ready for bed. Normally I don’t even consider going to bed until 11, so this is early for me. I … Continue reading

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These past few days have been pretty eye opening. We’ve been getting a quick taste of Planting Hope and all of the projects here in Nicaragua, yet I’ve still learned so much and I’m amazed at just how much of … Continue reading

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The Monkeys

Today we were finishing up the Adobe learning center. After lunch Mercedes, a lady from Madrid, Spain is a local construction worker and I went into the jungle to look for monkeys. We spotted a nest very high in the … Continue reading

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