Monthly Archives: January 2015

Where’d I Go?

In a word, nowhere. It has been a few weeks since I last made a post on this blog (I’ve put up quite a few posts on my economics blog though). The reason for my blogging absence is nothing less … Continue reading

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Playa Gigante

On New Year’s Eve at the airport, after busing in from León, I bid farewell to my parents, who had been in Nicaragua since December 17, and picked up my friends, a grand ‘ole party of six: My best friend, … Continue reading

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Vacation Recap

Around a week ago I explained my relative blogging hiatus through the occasion of a vacation – my parents and friends were consecutively in Nicaragua. I’ve just completed a series of posts about the stops on my trip, and I’m … Continue reading

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The Lion’s Den

After showing my parents Colonial Disney World, it was only fitting for me to bring them to the Lion’s Den, León. On our agenda were: The boiling mud pits of San Jacinto (some of my mom’s photos below) Going up … Continue reading

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Traveling with Children in Colonial Disney World

After leaving Ometepe Island, my parents and I continued on to the colonial city of Granada. This was my second trip to Granada, and being a resident of León and having just come from Ometepe, I formulated some comparisons between … Continue reading

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Ometepe Island

After an interminable 11 hours on a ferry from Río San Juan that I could have swam faster than, my parents and I arrived at 1:30 AM on Ometepe Island. Ometepe is made of two imposing volcanoes jutting out of … Continue reading

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Río San Juan Redux

The Río San Juan was the first stop on me and my parents’ trip through Nicaragua. We flew to San Carlos from Managua, and from there set off for El Castillo. The Río San Juan is Nicaragua’s southern border with Costa Rica. … Continue reading

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