Recent posts from: Leon2 – 7/03/2017


Day 6- Living like a local


“How are the people?”, “What do we need to do?”, ” what do Nicaraguans do in their everyday lives?” These are some of the questions that went through our minds when we heard that we were going to live like a local here in Leon...

Day 5- Aid and Development Day


Today was an emotional day for the group as a whole as we saw the lifestyle of the Nicaraguans who are stuck in a cycle of poverty. The context is so different here and when we saw it all in person we were very affected. In the morning after breakfast we did an...

Day 4 – Education


Knock knock. “Wake up! We’re gonna have some fun today!” The crisp morning was refreshing but proved to be unsustainable, as the heat of the sun beamed aggressively upon the Glimpsers. By 7:30 am, the sun was already high up in the sky,and we were on...

Day 3 Culture Day


At six am we began the day off to a rough start waking late, leading to a thrown off schedule. We had a quick nutritious breakfast consisting of pancakes, watermelon, and pineapple finished with an authentic  strawberry-lime horchata.  After breakfast, we jumped on...

Learning to Roar Like a Lion in Leon, Nicaragua


I knew right at the moment when breakfast began with a healthy heap of gallo pinto and freshly-paired fried banana slivers,  that this was the real deal!  We really would be here in Leon, Nicaragua, ready to learn to roar like a “Leon”, lion-style. And it...
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