Hotel Casa Del Sol
Travel Blogs from Managua
Passing the border at Guasaule turned out to be a lucky move on the Nicaraguan side as well. The road took us through a beautiful landscape for two hours as we headed to Leon. Huge fields, cows, cowboys, mountains and volcanoes. Nicaragua is the nicest of the Central American countries I have seen so far.
Leaving Leon, we were stopped by …
... was no chance that I was going to let the opportunity pass. Earlier in the week I had attempted to take the tour, however the tremors from Managua had damaged some of the machinery which meant that half the tour was unavailable. The same said tremors has put the country on a state of red alert and it was with a little glee that I heard the news that school was cancelled this week and I was going to get the opportunity to benefit from cooler climes ...
... were there at Tesoros de Dios. What are the odds?! 1)We had originally thought we were going to stay longer in Lake Atitlan but left much earlier. 2)Kris says she never checked her email once before I contacted her. 3)It just so happened Jaman and I were in the same city in Central America AND within the dates of their project. 4)Plus, there were only 2 more seats left on the bus and 1 bunk each in the boy's and girl's dorms. That's not luck, that's God.
... labor in the garden, as well as the post-clinic reflections, brought us all closer together.
Even more fulfilling, however, was our trip to El hogar de los ancianos. As a group, we were able to interact with the elderly in the area, and learn about their lives and experiences in the country. We enjoyed dancing, and laughing, and touring the facility. One of our favorite parts, ...
... heard us and ran to join Tova. Shoulder to shoulder they stood on the mound, smiling towards my direction while I pressed the shutter of my camera.
"You must have missed the lecture. You are not supposed to stand there. They are not that strong," a man scolded them from somewhere. Upon hearing that, I turned around and walked away pretending that I do not know them.
Before climbing the roof of the cathedral, I was thinking "What the heck is his tour?" It ...
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