Carving the Cliffside: The Quest For Nicaragua’s Elusive Hermit

Esteli, Nicaragua Alberto Gutierrez, an 80 year old hermit, might be one of the most interesting characters I’ve met during my travels. Alberto spent 3 hours each day carving the cliffside on his farm. Since the carvings are etched onto the mountainside in his farm, it’s not that he could sell them. Why would he …