Monthly Archives: April 2012

No lineas de zip, solo monos

Now that the entire team was assembled, we were ready to head to the top of Volcan Mombacho for some ziplining only it was Easter Sunday and the man that Jon emailed about picking us up at 8:15 that morning failed to arrive.  Probably because he was too busy flossing his teeth with the plastic green grass from the basket ..read more

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Nicaragua, Day 3

With Hyndi now fully in the mix, we went to the central square for breakfast. Once there, we shopped for t-shirts and were dreadfully frightened by a hidden baby.

In order to revive our spirits after the baby shock, we walked to a starkly abandoned hospital and took some photos.

Feeling fully revived we went back home to rendezvous with the fifth ..read more

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Nicaragua, day 2

We heard a processional moving past our house at 5:30 am. Typically our street has approximately 3 people on it.  Jon, Kelly and I.  Maybe a kid or two.

It is Semana Sante (Holy Week) in Nicaragua and we quickly were introduced to what that means. This was an incredible scene: a moving ocean of people with instruments, life sized Jesus ..read more

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Nicaragua, day 1

Due to some airline mergers, flight time changes and 3rd party vendor’s errors, it was surprising that we all made the flight to Managua.  Kelly flew with Jon and I and, after waking up at 2:30 am, we landed safely in Nicaragua a little after noon.  Carlos, our driver, met us at the airport with a sign bearing our name, ..read more

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