On November 17th, the entire InanItah community loaded up into our neighbor Valencia’s farm truck and made the long bumpy journey into Altagracia to take part in the annual Zompopo festival, the biggest cultural event on Isla de Ometepe. People from all over the island gathered to honor the leaf-cutter ants by waving leaves over their heads and creating a moving, dancing jungle.
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Communion through chocolate and dance is the fast track to enlightenment in rural Nicaragua. On Saturday night our small island community gathered together to celebrate Choktober Fest 2010 in observance of good friends and the magical gifts of Cacao(Chocolate).
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We are excited to announce that over the past month, six professional massage tables, along with enough funding to cover shipping and customs expenses have been donated for the upcoming Professional Massage Training. This course will empower local Nicaraguans with new economic opportunities by making it possible for Ometepe residents to practice the art of professional healing massage at local hotels.
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A recent tropical rainstorm that ravaged parts of Central America also hit us here on Ometepe, sending powerful waves of water and mud cascading down the volcano and taking out a part of our community’s water system. Our entire area was affected, and InanItah and 23 families were without running water for over two weeks.
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“I spent the past 2 weeks on InanItah, or Finca Paulo y Gaia. It was all at once a classroom, playground, work of art and home. It was perfect. I couldn’t have imagined a more beautiful setting or more well-designed finca. The owners are very conscious about each step and the result so far is …
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