Recent posts from: Granada – 06/05/2014


A Day to Remember: Living on $1.00 a day


Early morning wake up call started our journey for the day. We were so surprised that everyone in the Global Glimpse group participated and collaborated with the bucket showers. The majority of the group feared that they would not have enough water to cleanse...

Education Day and a Trip to Laguna de Apoyo


The theme of the day was education. After a semi early wake up time, we made the slow morning drag and went to breakfast at the comedor, where we had a lovely breakfast of whole mangos and other fruit with granola and yogurt. Later on, we listened to a seminar led by...

Granada 1- Day 4: Aid and Development/ CAP 1


The theme for today was Aid and Development. After an early morning wake up call from our neighborhood rooster who we named Gallo Pinto, (after the traditional Nicaraguan dish of rice and beans) we walked to our comedor where we had a delicious breakfast of Gallo...

Culture Day


Today was such an amazing day!! G1A had so much fun. Just to do a brief recap (because we did a lot of things)… Early in the morning we had Nacatamal a very common weekend dish for Nicaraguan, and YES, they eat it just on weekends. Then we went to San Juan de...

And we’re off!


Team Granada is off to an amazing (and extremely early) start! We woke up at 5:00am and rushed everyone onto our bus in order to reach Granada in time for breakfast. Thankfully our comedor is only about a block away from the hostel where the Glimpsers are staying, and...

We’ve arrived in Granada, Nicaragua!


Granada 1 has arrived! Yesterday the very first Global Glimpse Granada delegation met at SFO Airport. After saying goodbye to family and friends and lots of photos, our glimpsers boarded the flight to Houston. Everything went smoothly and we were impressed by how our...

¡Hola Granada 6/5 Glimpsers!


  Hi everyone! I’m sure you are all super busy getting ready for our trip. Since we’ve already introduced ourselves via email, we’ll keep this short with a quick shout out. We are very excited to meet everyone and share this amazing experience...