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Nicaragua’s Saving Grace – Matagalpa And An Awesome Friend

November 19, 2011

Me And Jenevieve On Top Of The Mountain

The one non-negotiable thing on my to do list for Nicaragua was to visit Jenevieve, a great friend of mine from our MBA in Spain. When I decided to “quit” Nicaragua, there was only one place to go – Matagalpa! Luckily I got to Granada on a Friday and I had already made plans to […]

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A Few Hours In Granada, Nicaragua

November 17, 2011


I spent a few hours in Granada, Nicaragua waiting to hear from my contact at the NGO before deciding to “quit” Nicaragua. I don’t have a lot to say about Granada since I was only there for about 24 hours. I just walked around the center a bit since I had my big backpack on. […]

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Listening To My Gut And Quitting Nicaragua Early

November 15, 2011

I am a quitter

There have been many firsts on The Happy Nomad Tour. Certainly more are to come. But in Nicaragua I had my first “this doesn’t feel right” moment. Coming off my great experience in El Salvador, I was excited to volunteer here in Nicaragua. I was excited to meet up with my awesome friend working here […]

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The 12-Hour Journey To Nicaragua – Being Adopted By A Salvadoran Family and Managua Chaos

November 14, 2011

Welcome To NIcaragua

I got up at 3:20am since the pickup truck would be ready to take me down the hill to Yoloaiquin at 4am. I packed the last of my belongings and at 4am and started a really long journey to Nicaragua. The route included taking chicken buses from Yoloaiquin to highway “dieciocho” or “18” and then […]

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