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Lydia

    What I Learnt From Volunteering as Communications Officer for Raleigh International 

    Over the past three months, I have been volunteering as Raleigh International and ICS’ Communications Officer in Costa Rica and Nicaragua (if you don’t know much about Raleigh, have a read of this blog post first).

    This position is integral in communicating to potential volunteers, donators and alumni the great work Raleigh are doing as well as the impact their work is having.

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    Post Raleigh Update

    Well haven’t I been great at keeping you all up to date on my time working as Communications Officer for Raleigh International in Nicaragua…

    My last blog post was an introduction to my new home in Masaya when I first arrived in Nicaragua in January and to be honest, since then, it’s been non-stop. From writing blog posts, conducting interviews and taking photos to visiting remote communities, building ranches and trekking volcanoes, Raleigh sure knows how to keep you occupied.

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    Settling in at Raleigh Field Base in Masaya, Nicaragua

    HOLAAAA!!

    After a longggg radio silence on the blog, I’m back in action and most importantly, I’M BACK TRAVELLING!

    If you don’t already know, I have just arrived in the city of Masaya in Nicaragua, Central America where I will be volunteering as Communications Officer for the charity, Raleigh International for the next three months (have a read of this blog post and my JustGiving page to find out a bit more about the charity as well as, why I chose to volunteer for them).

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    A Guide to Trekking Snowdon, Wales

    Since arriving back in the U.K. from my big travelling trip in May, I have been keen to explore my own country a little more. Having grown up in the scenic rolling countryside of Buckinghamshire, I’ve found that it’s very easy to overlook and take for granted the natural beauty, which is on your doorstep.

    Therefore, this year I made it my mission to make the most of what the U.K. has to offer. First stop: climbing Mount Snowdon in North Wales.

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