The Weekly Photo Challenge is Connected.
Living on a tropical island an hour away from the mainland of Nicaragua requires many connections. Here are a few ways we band-together on our lovely Ometepe Island like umbilical cords.
Soon our electricity will be coupled with the mainland through strong underwater cables.
Delicious tropical fruits are tethered to their mother trees.
New roads connect small villages throughout Ometepe Island.
Our digital island connects school children to the rest of the world.
My elementary school library is creating a kinship with books.
Even the butterflies find love connections on Ometepe Island.
The islanders become allies in support and protection for our beautiful UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Piglets hookup with mama Petunia for their hourly nutrition.
Finally, what a loving connection between a mother and her child! I didn’t realize when I took this photo on the small plane back to Ometepe Island, that this mother was breastfeeding… the most powerful connection of all.