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... I was lucky to meet a German couple going my direction, one of whom had native level Spanish. She did the negotiation and we shared a taxi to the ferry port. Once getting away from the boarder, and through the brightly coloured town of Rivas, I was already thinking that I liked Nicaragua much more than the over touristed 'United States of Panama and Nicaragua'.
At the ferry port in San Jorge we arrived about 90 minutes before the ferry, so had ...
... sliced thick and toasted in a fry pan. I even tried my hand at frying
some plantains, not as good as when Omar makes them but not too bad. While cooking
I not only had to shoo away the dogs and cats from my meal but one particularly
broody hen kept attempting to sit on the bowl of eggs on the counter!
breakfast I went to check on the calf to see how he was doing. Ernesto was
there giving him an IV of medication with two ...
... and giving them a tug when he tried to lay down) while he
fetched fresh bedding and medications for the calf. Ernesto rubbed a warming
lotion over the injured leg, basically vicks vapor rub, and manipulated the
joints to get the blood flowing. After that we let the calf lay down again and
administered injections of anti-inflammatory and electrolytes. I brought
freshly cut grasses and water over, the calf nearly stood when he saw the
So it was time to start heading up north towards Nicaragua and decided on making Tamarindo the next stop further up the coast. A shuttle would have been $50 each, but traveling with 3 others decided it would be cheaper to rent a car at the last minute. It was an interesting drive on ...
Well we finally made it here at 11:45 Atlanta time! Very late because of delays.
Tomorrow will be just as crazy! President Obama came today to meet with all of the Central American Presidents and is leaving tomorrow. ALL of the roads out of here and the airport will be closed at 11 am until 5 pm for security reasons!!!!!
So much for sleeping late before we head to the Southern Carribean tomorrow!!!