Erica’s First Trip to El Recreo

Category: One BIGG Island in Space

By Erica MacLeod


I spent the last week of September, 2022, in Nicaragua visiting a coffee farm with a great group of people. I experienced many new things and the most frustrating thing I’m experiencing from the trip right now is the inability for you to see, smell, taste, feel and hear the things that I did because the whole trip was the creation of a core memory for me.

Even if you don’t think you care about coffee or wherever I was in Nicaragua, I’d really like to try my best to find the right words that give you even the smallest understanding of the impact this has had on me and why you should care about it. I really hope you stick with me until the end.


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