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One of the delights of DuPont Circle in Washington DC is Kramerbooks, the local bookstore. Recently, while visiting DC I had dinner with a friend in DuPont and afterwards we spent a bit of time in the bookstore. I had … Continue reading
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Well, it’s really not all that new, but its themes and content will take a shift. If you’re lucky I may even redesign the look of the blog sometime soon (it hasn’t failed me yet though). Two months into my … Continue reading
The time has come to ask the question, “What should I do with this blog?” I am back from Nicaragua, I’ve posted about all of my experiences, and for the moment I have no further reflections that I would like … Continue reading
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My most loyal readers have surely realized that I have not posted much lately. Things are hot and dusty here in León right now. Unfortunately, El Niño is walloping Nicaragua and much of Central America. A lot of communities are … Continue reading
My article on food processing is not the only economics-related article making its way around the Peace Corps Nicaragua. Another Volunteer recently wrote a blog post about women in micro-finance in Nicaragua. I wanted to take the opportunity of my article … Continue reading
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Update, 7/31/16: All articles published on Incidents of Travel prior to this video post will no longer be available on www.IncidentsOfTravel.org. They will continue to be available on the old blog website, EricIncidentsOfTravel.Wordpress.com. I encourage all my readers to go … Continue reading