Recent posts from: Matagalpa – 06/03/2013


It’s not over until it’s over!


We are returning to the US in 20 hours! Unless we decide to stay… ūüôā Here are the details for our flight tomorrow Sunday, June 23rd: TA 397 MGA- SAL ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†17:30¬†18:20 TA 560¬†SAL- SFO ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†19:07¬†00:12 You can track us and check for updates (delays and such)...

Friday Fun Day


Today was our second fun day. We started the day at 5 in the morning, getting ready to go to El Volcan Masaya. We spent the whole day with the other Global Glimpse Delegation.   I was leader of the day and made sure we were on time and had fun on our second fun...

Final CAP Day


Today we finished our Community Action Project. We all woke up early and had breakfast, then walked over to Comedor Emanuel. Once we got to the comedor we all picked  up where we left off and worked really hard to finish up what we started. Everyone worked together as...

Execution Day Part 2


Today we continued our Community Action Project (CAP) and finished our English Classes.  Each group in the CAP project fulfilled their goals for the day. The carpentry group was able to construct all of their tables and benches with ease. The sign group began...

Community Action Project, Day 1


Today we started our Community Action Project or CAP where we help a local children’s soup kitchen. Comedor Emanuel needed: four benches, two tables, a mural, and a sign. So, today we went out to buy the materials to get started. In the morning we divided ourselves in...

Politics is not boring


Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business. –¬†Winston Churchill¬† A grand endeavor was made today and left over was the realization that politics is not as monotonous as it seems. In the United States, politics is viewed as mediocre by many, but in...

Second Free Day in Matagalpa


The earthquake that hit Managua did not affect Matagalpa; the Glimpsers staying in Matagalpa are safe and were not impacted. Today, the Glimpsers enjoyed their second free day as they slept in, explored the city of Matagalpa and prepared for their final week in...