Staying Put In Granada, Nicaragua

I am not religious. Nor am I the least bit spiritual. I believe life is a “what you see is all you get” deal. Nothing happens for a reason, such as destiny is unfolding. Shit just happens and we have…

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I Was Stung By A Scorpion

I finally had to endure one of the more unpleasant rights of passage anyone living in the tropics must face. I was stung by a scorpion this morning, twice. When you choose to live in the tropics, in my case…

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My First Stop In Granada, Nicaragua

Because my camera, phone and computer were stolen I have nothing to take photos with. That means I can not share anything visual at the moment. Too bad too, because both the ambiance of Nuestro Mundo Restaurante & Bar, and…

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I Was Robbed

I wanted to let everyone know I’m not ignoring my blog. I was robbed, so I have no money, debit or credit cards, no computer, camera or cell phone and little more than the clothes on my back. I´m currently…

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El Tazumal Ruins In Chalchuapa, El Salvador

Today I did something untypically touristic. I visited El Tazumal, a Pre-Columbian Mayan archaeological site in Chalchuapa, El Salvador. I chose it as a day trip because it was easily reachable using city bus #218 from Santa Ana. I caught…

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My Unexpected Tour Of Guatemala City

My only option to get from Antigua to Guatemala City was to take a shuttle bus. Once the completely full mini van arrived airport destine passengers were dropped off first. Of course these passengers were the type of folks that…

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Monterrico, Guatemala

I’d heard a lot about Monterrico, Guatemala, a tiny tourist destination located in the southwest corner of Guatemala. Nothing I heard was particularly positive, other than it was warm and cheap… but I heard nothing that was negative either. So…

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Saying Good-Bye To Lake Atitlan & Sue

Just an update… I’m heading south tomorrow or the next day. That said, I know I’ll be returning to Lake Atitlan. In fact, I can see myself one day living permanently somewhere along it’s shores. However, I’m committed to trekking…

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The First Full Day of Playing Catch-Up

May 7th was my first full day of playing catch-up. I spent the morning listening to a parade go by, knowing I should be out there filming it but not willing to shower and get dressed in order to do…

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