Recent posts from: Esteli2 – 7/26/2017


Living like a Local!


Hello! This is Angela Chung and Juliessa Chavez, and today we shared the Leader of the Day responsibility. Today the theme was living like a local and to kick the day off, we started with a bucket shower, where students weren’t allowed to use running water, and...

Day 3 – Culture Day


Hello all! My name is Kendall Hefner. I was the first student leader of the day. Our theme of the day was the preservation of local customs through art. Our day started off with a trip to El Jalacate. El Jalacate is a place in the mountains founded by Alfonso...

Day 2 – History


Hi everyone! Today’s theme focused on the History of Esteli and Nicaragua. We started bright and early at 6:30am and had Doña Elena meet with our group this morning.  Doña Elena is the host of our group at Hostal Tomabu in Esteli.  Typically we start our first...

Day 1


Hey All, We made it! I want to start by thanking all the lovely parents for arriving on time to the airport. This positive jumpstart is just what we needed, as this positivity lasted the entire duration of our travel time. Both flights went smooth and the 2.5 hour bus...

HI FRIENDS!


Hello everyone! My name is Gina and I am also from the Bay Area. I have been outside of the U.S before but never to South America. Apart from feeling a little nervous and a little unprepared, I am super excited to be going on this trip 😄. I can’t wait to...
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