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Close Encounters of the Howler Monkey Kind

[Apologies for the lack of pictures and videos. The internet is very slow on the island and I don’t particularly want to be up past midnight tonight uploading files. I will add the photos and videos when I am back … Continue reading

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Telica Keeps on Rumbling

Things are still rumbling in Telica. I was there last Monday. At that time there hadn’t been an eruption for 24 hours, but things acted up again later in the week and have not ceased. The super-heated boulders that are … Continue reading

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Cosigüina

Our first stop after getting to León was Cosigüina Volcano. Cosigüina used to be the tallest volcano in Nicaragua. Then somewhere between 30,000 and 10,000 years ago it blew up, and now it is a short crater with a lake in the … Continue reading

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La Gritería Chiquita

Quién causa tanta alegría? La Asunción de María! Que viva La Virgen! Viva! Yesterday was the Gritería Chiquita in León (as opposed to the big Gritería, on December 7th). Basically, it is Halloween, but in León. The story goes that 67 years ago … Continue reading

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