Hitching paradise: 1 day in Ometepe, Nicaragua

Hitchhiking Ometepe is a dream. It is an island with two volcanoes and a long, circular road around each volcano. So you always have a view of a volcano, or the beach, or both volcanoes and the beach. Two days ago I left my hostel/farm (Zopilote) around 10am and started walking towards the ATM. I... Continue Reading →

Full brain transplant – 7 weeks with no phone

I’ve been without a phone for 7 weeks now. It’s been, in a word, transformative.  At first I was uncomfortable not being able to take out the phone at any moment. I used to take it out at least 20 times a day. You sit down in a social area, a restaurant, a bar, chances... Continue Reading →

Finding Limones [blog 037]

I would like to tell you a tale of my 24 hours spent finding Limones -- that is, finding my friends, Nadir and Tonguy, in Limones, Panama.  Finding Limones was a quest best summed up by a few facts: A few days ago my phone stopped working I left Boquete to find my friends in... Continue Reading →

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