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Travel Blogs from Managua
We break up the two hour trip back to Managua today with interesting shopping stops. These places are unbelievable for both their artistic interest as well as their incredible prices. The first is San Juan del Oriente, where we watch a potter at work. There are beautiful and inexpensive works which the guys snap up like they are on the verge of …
Roughly around October 5th or 6th I went on a...Visa run! For my first "get out of the country for 72 hours or get deported" venture, I chose beautiful Nicaragua. I didn't put much planning into it; rather, packed my bag, had a vague idea of where I would be going, and bought a bus ticket. My carrier was TicaBus, which has comfortable seats, air- …
It might as well be Christmas here! Today marks the start of the World Cup, and you would have to be blind to live in Masaya and not notice it. Many of the teachers and students wore the jersey of their favorite player to school today instead of their normal uniforms. At 11am, the entire school packed into a hallway to try to watch the opening ...
... now no real city centre as such. The old city centre has a ruined cathedral and evidence of broken buildings never repaired. The buildings were found to be too unstable and the threat of further earthquakes remains. In fact a lady I spoke to said she felt tremors only a month ago. There are volcanoes all through Nicaragua and in fact this hill I walked up was a remnant volcanic area because it had a caldera lake behind it. The view to the massive Nicaragua lake was great ...
... Kind of like the opposite of packing a parachute and, as Guy pointed out once when I asked him why he was so stressed out about his job, the opposite of living life as a Rocket Scientist.
What I mean is--you are way more likely to drink cocktails with ice made from water-from-god-knows-where if you know you don't have to sit on an airplane the next day because sometimes on an airplane they don't let you get up to use the bathroom. But if you have ...
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