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First Impressions

We arrive bone tired a weary around noon on May 1st. Growing up in America I knew that there where places where people lived in huts and sold things on the street for a living. 95 more words


Taking Off

There’s something exciting about a plane take off. It’s thrilling as it starts to build up speed. Then a kind of terror passes through you as the wheels leave the ground, and you realize that you are in a metal contraption flying thousands of feet in the air with your life in the hands of someone you never met. 96 more words


Water From My Heart

by Charles Martin

Just. So. Good.

There is a community that works a coffee plantation in Central America. There is a wealthy family living in Miami with too much money. 332 more words

5 Stars (they Are Rare For Me)


“You’re exactly where you’re supposed to bee”, at a hostel in San Juan del Sur. Summer 2016

Dried And Pressed Flowers

The best souvenir ever: my husband

Today is my 8th wedding anniversary. I love telling people about how my husband and I met because it’s so completely unexpected.

For one, it’s a travel romance that actually worked out. 774 more words


A trail, and two cities

My first week in Nicaragua has been largely urban, hanging out in the two great colonial cities of the country’s west, Leon and Granada.  But I’m also all about the hiking at the moment, and didn’t miss an opportunity to get out and about among the volcanoes and lakes that Nicaragua is perhaps most famous for.   1,587 more words