I arrived back in the states Wednesday afternoon. I still have posts on Costa Rica and “Throwback Thursday” stories to upload to the blog. Though my adventures abroad have come to an end, my stories will still live on. Stay tuned and thanks for reading.
Costa Rica is our last and final stop before returning back to the states. It sad to realize that this phenomenal experience is coming to an end. However, the memories and experiences will last a lifetime. That was so cheesy, but true.
Throughout my travels in Central America, I never really had any blatantly terrible experiences or complaints. However, during my stay in Nicaragua, on numerous occasions I either witnessed or someone attempted to purposely shortchange me. By “shortchange”, I mean I buy something for $5, I pay with a $10 bill, and they give me a … Continue reading
I decided to zipline while in Nicaragua. The company we choose was fairly cheap, $30 for two hours with 17 platforms and 9 lines. However, the experience was unique. The canopy tour was about a 45-minute drive away from Granada. Once we arrived they strapped us in our gear and we headed to the first … Continue reading
After a 14-hour bus ride, we finally reached Managua, Nicaragua. The country’s capital is not particularly safe for tourists, especially at night. Therefore, we took a taxi straight to Granada. Granada strongly reminded me of Antigua, Guatemala. However, I have to say, I liked Granada 10xs better. The city’s own for its Spanish Baroque architecture. … Continue reading
While in El Salvador we visited two cities, San Salvador and and a beach town in La Libertad, Tunco. San Salvador is the capital of El Salvador, whereas Tunco is a beach town favorite for surfers. We mostly stayed in the San Bonito area of San Salvador- A.K.A the really nice part. San Bonito has … Continue reading
During our visit to San Pedro, two friends and I decided that we should go kayaking on Lake Atitlan. At first, I was a little hesitant, due to the fact, that I am not a good swimmer… Okay, I can’t swim at all. However, I was reassured that it was impossible to flip a kayak … Continue reading
Due to construction on the school and a large amounts of cancelled school days, UPAVIM suggested that our last two weeks spent in Central America be used to travel around. As a group we all decided to spend the remaining weeks backpacking. The plan is to head south. Due to close proximity, we have prioritized … Continue reading
As usual, as soon as weekend hit, the Nourish UTK crew headed outed to explore the world outside of La Esperanza. Continue reading