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The Awakening of Nicaragua

What is Happening in Nicaragua? A few weeks ago we put our kids to bed after another amazing day of surf and sunshine, completely oblivious as to what was happening in our adopted country. Shortly thereafter we began receiving messages of love and concern from our Nicaraguan friends asking how they could help us. This is what makes this country so incredible — in a moment of national crisis, our friends were reaching out to make sure that we as guests in their country were okay. This incredible support system that we have been able to foster in Nicaragua is what makes us love this place so much and it is a theme that has stuck with us from day one — the people in our community and those across the country are some of the most genuinely kind and caring people we have met throughout our international travels. It...

Retreat Guru – Yoga, Surf & Service

An Interview with Earl Cahill Opened in early 2010, El Coco Loco is the product of dream shared by three college friends – Earl, Jamie and Ben. Our goal was to open a resort that catered to all and utilized the benefits of tourism to promote sustainable development within our community. We believe in a simpler more organic lifestyle and we aim to provide a vacation experience unlike any other. DARCY How did El Coco Loco get started? EARL CAHILL Jamie, Ben and myself are good friends from our University days going to the University of Ottawa together. We reconnected in Central America and travelled around together. We had the idea of pooling our money to purchase some land together. About ten years ago now we bought our land and has slowly evolved to the point it is today. Read more…

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