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Pic of the day: Tropical savannah of Miraflor, Nicaragua

This cactus grows in the dry zone of the Miraflor Reserve in Nicaragua, or tropical savannah. Protected area, the reserve balances preservation of nature with sustainable farming by local families and cooperatives. 52 more words


Chichen Itza, Mexico

One of the most visited archaeological sites in Mexico, Chichen Itza is a manageable day trip from many towns along the Riviera Maya. It has also been recently voted one of the new seven wonders of the world. 252 more words


casa libertad

Casa Libertad, as mentioned in my previous post, is the largest of the volunteer houses and is adjacent to the office of La Esperanza Granada. I’m not sure how many people currently live here, but it is separated into a living room, kitchen area, courtyard, two dorm rooms, and five or so private rooms. 214 more words


You Just Know

To start off your weekend, I want to introduce you to someone special that has been apart of my life for several years now. Abril and I came to Ozarks the same year; although, I never really did get to know her until the second semester of our sophomore year.  652 more words

Central America

Sabana Grande: Home Sweet Home

It’s only been two days in the remote Nicaraguan town of Sabana Grande, but it’s already starting to feel like home, and I can’t wait for the coming months. 715 more words