Category: Rivas

On My Way Home

We made the long trek up to Managua from Rivas this evening. The distance isn’t huge, but the bad roads make feel much longer, especially when you’re riding in the back of a truck bed. The wind was… Read More

Splash Pools, Rooftops, and Mystery Creams

My bug bites continue to be itchy as can be. I tried using hydrocortisone cream, but it wasn’t working so it was off to the local pharmacy. They gave me some cream that I’m not sure what it’s… Read More

Kicking and Screaming

Yesterday morning was UNPLEASANT. I woke up, uncomfortable and itchy. My back was covered in bug bites. Completely covered. Somewhere along the way, my bed had become infested with bed bugs and I am not one screaming ball… Read More

Arriving in Nicaragua

I’m in Nicaragua. I made it here alive, despite how I felt on the plane ride. I can’t get over how beautiful it is here. Descending into Managua was incredible. The city looked like it went on forever,… Read More