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Category Archive for 'Nicaragua'

Storms and Border Crossings

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At the Doka Coffee Plantation

Eager helpers and delinquents – Fumigation – The rogue Lester – Howling winds – Muddy white waters

“Guide? Guide? You need?” We were being besieged with faces of every size and shape pressed on windows on both sides of the car by individuals eager to help us, for a tip, of course. Meanwhile the efficient immigration officer was bravely trying to shout above the din to give us the correct information – for no fee.

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Of cities and cemeteries

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Grave sculptures

Recoleta – a Parisian lunch – the grand cemetery of Granada (Map this!)

I love visiting cemeteries. After seeing Recoleta in Buenos Aires I was hooked. It is amazing to see the grand structures that people build for their dead, elaborate memorials with statues, stained glass and Corinthian pillars.

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Oh no, the dreaded poop post!

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In Colonial Granada

An all-important topic – A unhygienic place – Roadside explosion

So far I have kept off that all-important topic that every traveler obsesses about, enquires about, and frets about. The topic is that of ones bowels. For over 200 days, I can happily report that my bowels were WNL (Within-Normal-Limits). But now they are grumpily complaining and making themselves known.

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