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Pizza & Art

About an hour south of León there is a small sea-side fishing town called El Tránsito. And ten years ago, a an American woman founded a center called “El Tránsito Centro de Artes,” or “El Tránsito Arts Center,” (ETCA) in … 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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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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Epiphytes

Epiphyte – a plant that grows on another plant but is not parasitic, such as the numerous ferns, bromeliads, air plants, and orchids growing on tree trunks in tropical rain forests Back in January when I was bumming around Chiapas I … Continue reading

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Raujon’s Quest

Winner, 2003 Hendrick Hudson Hudson High School Film Festival (inaugural), Best Drama

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William Rickett’s Sanctuary

Anyone who has used StumbleUpon has probably stumbled upon photographs of human figurines that look like they are carved into tree stumps. The carvings are actually clay sculptures that are made to look like they are carvings, and most of … Continue reading

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Fitzroy & Collingwood

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In Australia, Melbourne and Sydney battle for the title of best city in the country. In my opinion they are both great cities, but Melbourne takes the gold for art. I went to a bunch of museums in Melbourne (and … Continue reading

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Happy Valentines Day From Oz

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St. Kilda Botanical Gardens, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, & Flagstaff Gardens:

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The British Museum

I had one day in London this trip, and I decided to visit The British Museum, which I have never visited before (it doesn’t hurt that it’s free either). For the most part, there is nothing British about it. There … Continue reading

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Cork, Ireland

I just got home from Europe. Flights were all good. On one of them I sat by Paul Krugman! Europe was great. I’m working on a post on London and Stockholm each right now. Thanks to all of my friends … Continue reading

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