My name is Kelly, but my alter ego/international version of myself is Elisa. I travel, do things, and write about it here.

25th May 2014

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My life on a construction site.

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9th December 2013

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Photographic evidence that I´m alive and well in Nicaragua.

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9th December 2013

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A glimpse of my daily life in Jinotega

Most common phrases you`ll hear me say:

1. “I don`t want to be a bother, but…”

2. “Sometimes I just lack the words in Spanish…”

3. Just one quick question…”

Most likely to be wearing:

1. Black rubber rainboots

2. Flannel.

3. Yak Gear hat.

4. Rain jacket.

5. Waterproof sports watch.

Most likely to say while driving:

1. “Even I can drive better than you!”

2. “AHHHH!”

3. “ohmygod ohmygod ohmygod”

Most likely to order for lunch:

1. Smoothie

2. Enchiladas.

3. Gallo pinto.

4. Platano maduro.

5. Beet salad.

Most likely to do on the weekend:

1. Laundry.

2. Buy fruit.

3. Walk aimlessly around Jino looking for coffee.

Most likely to be at:

1. Mi Montañita restaurant

2. Don Colocho bakery

3. Soppexca coffee shop

4. Apanas Tours adventure tourism shop

Probably one of the weirdest things I´ve ever asked:

1. Have you ever scratched a pig`s armpit?

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3rd December 2013

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Not falling off a janky scaffold and learning to lay brick with the masons.

Not falling off a janky scaffold and learning to lay brick with the masons.

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