Two retired teachers, solve daily mysteries while living culturally immersed on a biosphere reserve, Ometepe Island in the middle of a giant lake, in the middle of Nicaragua, in the middle of Central America.
About me: My husband and I are retired teachers in search of adventure and cultural immersion. We opted for early retirement and jumped into a new life on Ometepe Island, Nicaragua. We have an active volcano in our back yard and Central America's largest fresh water lake in our front yard. We live in a small all-Spanish speaking community. Please join me in my blog of our daily experiences on this wondrous island.
Taking the Cultural Plunge I started my blog to explain my passion for cultural immersion and to increase cultural sensitivity. As a teacher, I taught my students how to look beyond cultural borders enabling them to create authentic and effective relationships across cultural divides. … Continue reading →... Wed, 22 May 2013 02:26:48
My Expat Interview This was a lot of fun to write. Hope you enjoy my interview with BlogExpat.com. You can also click on the logo at the bottom of my home page. From the USA to Nicaragua Stay tuned for a post on … Continue reading →... Mon, 20 May 2013 15:13:17
Pedophile Perch Takes a Powder? In Granada in 2005, there was a local bar nicknamed Pedophile Perch. The porch overlooked a main street, and everyone knew that this was the place where the foreign pedophiles hung out. Since then, many things have changed in Nicaragua. … Continue reading →... Sun, 19 May 2013 14:58:05
Weekly Photo Challenge: Ruta de Evacuacion The Great Escape? Thanks to a comment on my blog by Frizztext, I have to add another Weekly Photo Challenge to my interpretation of escape. You see, we have an active volcano in our backyard. Ruta de Evacuacion signs are … Continue reading →... Sun, 19 May 2013 01:54:11
Weekly Photo Challenge: Escape! Go Fly a Kite ?Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.? ~ Anais Nin Escape…dream…release…d- isappear… When one yearns to run away..to … Continue reading →... Fri, 17 May 2013 20:50:48