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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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1/6/11

Thursday was another work day for us, however we started the day a little differently.  We hired a truck to take us to a market about 20 minutes away.  At this market was all kinds of foods like beef, pig … Continue reading

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1/5/11

Today we worked on our service projects.  After we went to breakfast we all dispersed.  The architecture group went to the homestay where we’ve set up our makeshift studio.  We’re designing a kitchen right in a kitchen!  The family who … Continue reading

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1/4/11

January 4th Today I decided to be motivated before I went fishing.  I got up at 0500, it was still dark out.  Joel wanted to stay sleeping so I went.  I got outside and there were dogs outside.  I started … Continue reading

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