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Monday 23 April, 2018 Update: Nicaraguan Unrest Continues

Protests and demonstrations in Nicaragua over the government’s intention to reform the nation’s pension plan became increasingly violent over the weekend. According to sources, the number of dead stands at twenty-six. 356 more words

International Relations

Nicaragua: The right to protest

Rousseau argued that “force creates no right.”. By this he meant that when a state that has power and force, it does not mean that they have the right to use it. 333 more words

Brute Force

Costa Rica Part 4 - Diamante Animal Sanctuary

In my previous post about zip lining, I mentioned Diamante Adventure Park, and how we chose not to go zip lining there. However, this park has a number of different activities, and we did visit the animal sanctuary, which was well worth it! 145 more words

My experience with Couchsurfing

I use Couchsurfing since 2013, slept on over 100 couches in North, Central and South America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia and hosted a few people at my place in Biel, Switzerland.  1,113 more words

South America

Finding Inspiration In Casa Na Bolom, San Cristobal de las Casas

Is it the connections that we make with others in this life that really shape the legacy we leave? 

The morning I spent learning about the fascinating lives of Frans and Trudi Blom was a timely reminder that leaving a mark in this world isn’t necessarily about the things we create or own, but instead the lives that intertwine with ours along the way. 589 more words


Travelling again- Zonneweelde Guesthouse

Many people say ‘I’ve wanted to travel but never get to’. Me on the other hand, hate traveling. It makes me anxious. Since my life had taken a different path and I travel often, … 7 more words