Summer 2011

June 7, 2011

Dance class!

Last Wednesday we had an extended reunión that got us out of our seats and onto the dance floor. Thanks to our expert instructors, Frank and Elizabeth,…

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June 7, 2011

       Our final day of the trip took us to El Salto Estanzuela, a beautiful 15-meter waterfall, and Reserva El Tisey, a 9344-hectare nature reserve…

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June 7, 2011

Matagalpa

       After an early morning Spanish class, the group set out for a four-day adventure to Matagalpa and Esteli. Unfortunately, due to illness we were…

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June 7, 2011

Estelí

Our first stop in Estelí was Funarte, a nonprofit nongovernmental organization built around the idea of giving young children a chance to express themselves through art while…

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June 4, 2011

Stay tuned…

Just a quick note to say that we’re in the northern regions of Matagalpa and Estelí this weekend, visiting a coffee farm, an arts NGO, a paper-making…

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June 3, 2011

May 30 is Mother’s Day in Nicaragua, and a special guest helped us celebrate this with our host mothers: Nicaraguan singer-songwriter Moisés Gadea. Gadea has toured internationally,…

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June 3, 2011

Managua Day Trip

Last Friday we returned to capital city Managua for the day, where we spent the first few days after the group arrived almost a month ago. (How…

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May 26, 2011

Moravian Church and a Miskito Village by Sarah Sunday took us to the Moravian Church in Pearl Lagoon, where we worshiped with a lot of singing and…

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May 26, 2011

Johnny and Dancing by Brian Saturday was an eventful day in Pearl Lagoon. We began the day with a lecture from Johnny Hodgson about autonomy and the…

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May 26, 2011

Friday on the East Coast by Kaleb After a long journey to Pearl Lagoon on Friday we were all ready to relax. We were going to spend…

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