Monthly Archives: March 2011

Learning From the People of Nicaragua

Alex Orton ’13 - When you go to a place as beautiful and preserved as southern Nicaragua, every day you wake is filled with promise. Wednesday March 9th, was no different.  On that particular day, we drove 25 minutes to get … Continue reading

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Nicaragua Trip Left Lasting Impression

Andrew Pearcy ‘ 12 –  I scarcely know with what words I could begin to describe such an experience as visiting Nicaragua through FIMRC. Any single adjective pales in comparison to the emotions brought forth by reflecting back upon the breathtaking … Continue reading

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Thursday, March 10th 2011 Austin O’Neal ’13 -Thursday was one of those days I will never forget. After I long hike through the Amazon Rainforest we ate lunch, finished up our invertebrate projects and got ready for our next adventure. … Continue reading

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An Unbelievable Experience

Wednesday March 9, 2011 Jorge Diaz ’11- Today I woke up to the sound the of a rain storm that started last night. I still cannot believe that some hours ago we were on a boat in the middle of … Continue reading

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Catching Fish in the Amazon

Monday March 7, 2011 Krishna Devineni ’12- Today we went hiking around the trails again, but focused on netting aquatic invertebrates from the small, very small, streams in the jungle. As we were hiking a long, we went off the … Continue reading

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A Life Changing Experience

Austin Broadwater ’13- What a great week!  Going to the Amazon was an awesome and life-changing experience for me.  It had been my first time out of the US and definitely was a culture-shock seeing as how poor the city … Continue reading

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Riding Boats at Night in the Amazon

Tuesday March 8th, 2011   Jack Swartout ’12 and Andrew Goodman ’12- We woke up this morning and had breakfast. After breakfast we headed out onto a trail that we had not been on before.  Our goal was to collect … Continue reading

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