Category Archives: Music

Momotombo

Momotombo is basically the national symbol of Nicaragua. It is a perfectly shaped conical volcano on the banks of Lake Managua. It is the centerpiece of the national emblem of Nicaragua. I don’t know what inspirations Tolkien took for Mt. … Continue reading

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How I Learned Spanish

This song:

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American Idol: Nicaragua

There’s been a flurry of activity here for me this week in Nicaragua, starting with the English Singing Competition. An alternate name for this post is “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.” My greatest regret of the week is … Continue reading

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Nica Music

I filmed this little clip at an event in the park in León last weekend. It is quintessential music that is popular in Nicaragua right now:

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Sounds of the Times

As I was writing my last post and complaining about some music I endured today, I was thinking that I actually do like a lot of the music down here. I’m really getting into some of the Latin music. And … Continue reading

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