Terrified of asking strangers for photos? Me too! This post is about my personal tips on how to overcome the fear.
I write a brain dump: a collection of mostly unfiltered and lightly unorganized thoughts on an event or a place. This one is a brain dump on Nicaragua. My time in Nicaragua can be summed up in 3 words: “it was uncomplicated”.
I found out that Nicaragua offers so much more than climbing volcanoes. Here are some of my favorite adventure activities in Nicaragua.
Despite the heat, I kind of liked Leon. Everything was a little run down and a little dirty. Tattered not out of neglect but out of use.
There were times during this El Hoyo trek that I thought I must be crazy. Not only was I doing this willingly, I actually paid to do so.
I scooted my butt until I was right at the precipice and as I felt gravity taking over, I thought – ‘Well, here it goes’.
You can’t escape tortillas when traveling in Nicaragua. The Nicas eat them for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Alberto spent 3 hours each day carving the cliffside on his farm. Since the carvings are etched onto the mountainside in his farm, it’s not that he could sell them. Why would he do this?
I went hiking in the cloudforest of La Selva Negra and came face to face with its treetop inhabitants.
Nicaragua was a slightly impulsive trip.
This is what happens when a wanderlust freelancer gets stir crazy working from home. February was a busy work month for me. I was juggling many projects at one and working long hours. It was awesome (yay money!), but it was also stressful.