Recent posts from: Granada – 7/23/2016


Day 9: Fun Day


  Good evening from Granada! Today Glimpsers spent their day kicking it back at the Monkey Hut lagoon with the supervision of Granada’s very own firefighters, located in a crater in the Mombocho volcano. Students as well as the GG leaders got a break from...

Day 8: Free Day


  Good evening Guardians, Families, and Friends. It’s Day 8 in the lovely and colorful Granada, Nicaragua. 🙂 Today was a truly excellent day. It was our first free day . Yay! I speak for all fellow Glimpsers when I say, this has been one of the must...

Day 7


Hello Family and Friends, Hope everything is going well back home. We can’t wait to call you and tell you all about out time in Nicaragua. Today was poverty day, one of the most challenging and impactful days for us. We started off with an early morning wake up...

Day 6: Living Like A local


  Hello friends, family, and loved ones. Today’s theme was living like a local. In order to embrace this theme, Glimpsers were encouraged to sleep without electricity and take bucket showers. Many Glimpsers found this incredibly challenging. However, most...

Day 5 – Shadowing a High School Student


Good evening friends and family, today was such an inspirational day. The morning started extremely early because we all had to be up at 5:30 in the morning and because I was leader of the day I was up at 5 so that I can make sure I had everything ready for today....

Day 4: Aid and Development


Well, we woke up with a delicious breakfast of eggs, bread and plantains, with a traditional drink of passion fruit. Being El Lider del dia meant that I would have to create an energizer, which is a game that will get everybody ready for the day. The groups...

Day 3- Culture Day


*Sorry for the delay our wifi has not been cooperating with us. Greetings from La Casa Roja. Today on this beautiful day in Granada, students were woken up around 7:00am and enjoyed a wonderful traditional meal of rice, beans , cheese, plantain chips and tomatoes from...