I took more than 500 photos on this trip to Nicaragua. A few of my favorites:

Sagrado Corazon Church, Granada

Sagrado Corazon Cathedral, Granada, Nicaragua

pretty curls,  Jinotega

A beautiful girl named Danya.

Nicaraguan kitchen

A typical Nicaraguan kitchen.

Granada life

A vendor in Granada.

Gasiosas, Granada

Sweet treats.

Corn hung for drying, Datanli Diablo Reserve

Drying corn.

Grinding corn, Datanli Diablo Reserve

Grinding corn for tortillas.

Typical Nicaraguan House, with girl grinding fresh coffee beans, Datanli Diablo Reserve

A typical Nica house, with one of the daughters grinding coffee.

Grinding fresh coffee beans, Datanli Diablo Reserve

Roasted beans being ground.

Playing on the ground2, Datanli Diablo Reserve

Her younger sisters, playing in front of the house.

Gravetop flowers, Cemetary, Jinotega

Fresh flowers on a grave in Jinotega’s cemetery.

view from Water project

The view of Lake Apanas from our water project work site.

mural,  Jinotega

A mural at the women’s health center in Jinotega.

new baby girl, Jinotega Hospital

A healthy baby girl, just born at the Jinotega Hospital.

Hotel doorway, Granada

Doorway, Granada, Nicaragua.

leaves, datanli diablo reserve

Leaves under the dark rainforest canopy in the Datanli Diablo Reserve.

Children of the water post

Children of the water project community. They’ll hopefully go to school now, rather than be responsible for hauling water from the river — thanks to a new water well system we helped install.

Cathedral2, Granada

Another beautiful cathedral in Granada.

Cappucino, Granada

Cappucino in the humid heat.

Candy vendor3,  Jinotega

A sweet smile from a candy vendor.

Kelli and Roberto,  Jinotega

Roberto, one of the many beautiful children I fell in love with on this trip.

Thank you for all of your well wishes on this journey. It was good for my soul to get away for a bit and be reminded of why I love my job.