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Today we left our beautiful resort in Apaneca and headed to a little town a short drive away called Ataco. It was a bustling little town with many street vendors for souvenirs. There was a lovely town square and a nice church. We stayed about and hour and a half to roam around. Not too much to buy as I didn't really find any authentic artisans as I had hoped. It was still a nice town to visit filled with locals and tourists. Our next stop ...
... the younger students take basic classes in every subject. That's where I come in! I alternate each day between five different teachers in each of the communications based classes: English, composition, Spanish literature, tourism, and public relations. I am helping them build their library of class resources and activities and will occasionally present on special topics about which I can provide a different opinion.
The teachers have ...
... to make the hammocks. They were very colourful. I just would have nowhere to hang one! Despite being only 7am, it was very busy around! We stopped for breakfast at a waffle cafe. I had pineapple pancakes, which were so tasty (£2.50). But so huge. I only managed half, so they wrapped them up for me to take away! Then at 9am, we headed out for a day in a van to explore the area around the town! The first stop was a fort on the top of a 300m tall hill just outside ...
... sitting in class and taking things
as seriously as my classmates do. Probably because on my journey to
self-actualization, I have realized that I am a sub-par student. Or
maybe it's because of Clint. Not sure. Anyway, I spend a lot of
class-time trying to make Gerald laugh, because it's a challenge. I
leaf through my Spanish/English dictionary and find random words like
“fertilizer” or “defecate” and when he starts ...
... to experiment with my Spanish and get a haircut. There were a few tense moments (was that "a little" off the top or "a little" to remain?) but it worked out about as good as a $2 haircut can.
After a couple of buses via Managua we arrived in another spanish colonial town called Leon. It is a larger, grittier version of Granada and that is its charm (there has been an intense political rivalry between the cities ...