Author Archives: Elisabeth Hofstad

Unstable times

Now it has been some days that I have not written anything. Since we are in the winter and the rain and thunder is constantly roaring, a lightening fried my Internet connection and computer and that has slowed everything down … Continue reading

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Out Fishing!

I jumped out of bed and hurried down to the estuary where all the fishing boats are. To go deep sea fishing we have to cross out through the waves into the Pacific. That is always a bit scary Continue reading

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A rainy day

Sometimes you feel a little unstable in your stomach when you live in the tropics. It might be because you have eaten something that had some unforeseen bacterias or just that you had a bit too much rum. I think it was the latter that happened to me yesterday Continue reading

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Life in the Village

Today I have been here two weeks, and I am beginning to adjust to the temperature and life in general here in Nicaragua. When you come from Europe, it is necessary to change something in your head, like changing the chip of the telephone. You have to think differently. Continue reading

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Everything grows in Nicaragua.

It is winter in Nicaragua now. It is strange for someone from Europe to live the sensations of winter here. Continue reading

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I quit my job today

This is my first day in Nicaragua after having quit my job as a language teacher in Norway. I have been teaching Spanish since 1983 and now I am out of this.

I will be writing my blog here telling whoever wants to read about my new life in Las Peñitas, Nicaragua. Continue reading

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