Nicaragua – Days 9 & 10: San Juan Del Sur

Day 9 of our trip to Nicaragua was Beach Day! We went to Playa Madera, a surfer's paradise! The waves were huge, and extremely powerful.¬† It was also my first time in the pacific ocean, which was pretty cool. And of course the food and drinks were amazing! We left our camera's behind this day,…

Sambhali: Daughters of the Blue City

Join Photographers Without Borders on October 28th 2017 at 7pm for the premiere screening of PWB TV Season 2! Let us take you on a journey to India alongside our photographer Anne Gattilia to explore the world of Sambhali Trust, a charitable organization in India that is doing groundbreaking work to elevate women and young…

Nicaragua – Day 2: Granada

Situated in western Nicaragua, Granada is historically one of the most important cities in the country, both economically and politically. It has a rich colonial heritage, which is seen throughout its architecture. Today was the first day of the series of photography workshops that would be held by Photographers Without Borders during our time in…

Nicaragua – Day 1: Bougainvilleas, Fish Tacos and La Gigantona!

Our plane landed in Managua, Nicaragua on April 23rd, where we were picked up by a taxi arranged by G Adventures and taken to our first stop of the trip - Granada. Our drive to Granada was beautiful - reminded me of Sri Lanka, with its colourful houses and palm trees and flowers. Bougainvilleas were…

12 Days of Nicaragua with Photographers Without Borders

As I mentioned in a previous post, I was given the amazing opportunity to join Photographers Without Borders (PWB) last month on a photodocumentary workshop in Nicaragua, acting as both a customer service rep for the organization and an assistant to the workshop instructor.¬†Before I was given this opportunity, I had honestly never even heard…