TRAVEL TEAM 2017: WEEK 3: SAMULALI BRIDGE REPAIRED

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July 3rd – July 9th Howdy y’all! We’ve had quite the week! To begin, we finished the repairs to the bridge in Samulali in record time due mainly in part to the amazingly hard working community members who lent a hand. When we’d carry one board each, they’d carry two and then insist on being first in line to grab …

TRAVEL TEAM 2017: WEEK 1: THE BEGINNING OF A BRIDGE

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June 18th – June 25th Our first week in Nicaragua has gone by and we are already making great progress! After arriving in Nicaragua at the Aeropuerto Internacional Augusto César Sandino in Managua, we stayed at Backpacker’s Inn hostel right in downtown Managua. After a few days in Managua, we were picked up in a truck and taken to Matagalpa, …

Travel Team 2017: Week 0: Pre-Travel Excitement!

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Nicaragua, Here We Come! Our 2017 Travel Team is ready and rearing to go! We set out today, Saturday June 17th, for Nicaragua’s capital city, Managua, where we will stay a few days before traveling on to the Northern Highlands of Nicaragua, to San Ramón.  This summer, our travel team will be repairing two bridges in the San Ramón region.  …