Travel Blogs from Turrialba
... Everything proved to be much harder than usual. We had never called for a cab and did not know where anything was, including each other. Also, the downgrade to pay-as-you-go phones has greatly slowed down texting and calling. However, the night was worth the effort!
Each day has resulted in small victories. Although these accomplishments are nothing more than daily tasks, everything is much harder as a foreigner. I've gotten to the point ...
... only give participants a huge sense of achievement
but the belief that one can overcome anything.
Miratombo Volcanoes Trek
In the far north of Nicaragua, close to the border with Honduras,
venturers will walk along the pine-laden ridges above Estelí before
circling through Miraflor Nature Reserve and several previous Raleigh
community projects ...
... group (no.1) who had an order for some paint that we needed to get. So, jobs done – we once again heading back to whence we had came to drop Leanne back and visit Charlie 1 (who are located quite close to Xray 5) who are building a community centre.
Thankfully after this, there were no more return trips to Esteli which is a shame as I could probably navigate around the city blind folded now!
But we were going back towards the trekking groups to do ...
... things in life to care about. i know, its kind of crazy. and i know what you're thinking: "you got all of that from laundry, rachael??" but i don't know, this is my reality. no one ever said it was supposed to make sense :)
ok so here we go!
i wanted to start by showing some pictures of my apartment and what the area ...
... st 2 casualties back to fieldbase: Ly Anh back with us (medic) as she has sprained her ankle and Tom who myself, Dave & Krisztina went to collect from one of the trek groups with a bad knee and sunburn blisters!
The rest of the guys are going for another field trip out to the indigenous communities but in the interests of speed (there is a day trek through the jungle) I am not going with them! So I will be at field base on radio and various other ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet