Category: Honduras

It’s Not All Work: Pico Bonito

Pico Bonito This is the mountain that I wake up to every morning and see all day long as I

It’s Not All Work: Cayos Cuchinos

Cayos Cuchinos Cayos Cuchinos is a small group of islands and keys just off the coast of Atlántida, the state

It’s Not All Work: Utila

I’ve already said goodbye to El Porvenir and am in Guatemala for a few days before heading home.  Still, there


Last Friday, we canceled all of our regular classes and worked with a visiting organization to hand out shoes to

Class Routines

“Manos arriba!”  (“Hands up!”) This is the command given in every class for the beginning of the immersion (English only)

The “Me” Generation?

I’ve been working for several weeks now alongside 15 volunteers from at least 10 different countries, most of them in

A Trip to Trujillo

Our weeks of volunteering are long and hot.  As much as we all love working with the kids, we spend


The Honduras Child Alliance runs several programs to support the people of El Porvenir.  The main program is the Porvenir


One reason I chose to come to Honduras was to practice my Spanish.  Sounds like there would be plenty of

The Little Things I’ll Forget About Later

Every time I travel to a new place, there are little differences that quickly become normal, a part of everyday

I thought you were going to Vietnam

I promised myself I wouldn’t talk about my application to the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching program until I found