• Emails to a Buddy

    A friend of mine just booked a trip to Granada and he emailed with a few questions about the place. It struck me after a few responses I sent that the information therein might actually be ...

  • We Made a Grill

    Actually, Roberta made a grill. She’d been wanting to grill for a long time. I think because there is a place around the corner with a huge grill that cooks about 40 chickens every night on ...

  • Hotel el Internacional

    This is the first time we’ve stayed at a hotel in Granada. Since we were in it for the long haul last time we were here, we always stayed in rented houses. There are many hotels ...

  • Hotel Hopping in Matagalpa, Nicaragua

    We arrived at Hotel El Castillo in Matagalpa Tuesday evening. The hotel is a quaint structure built up the side of a mountain foothill. The footprint is small, but rises three stories. Up the first flight ...

  • Adventures in Buying a Scooter: Day 1

    We’ve decided to buy a scooter. Although we can get anywhere and do anything by walking, riding our bike, or taking taxis (mostly just walking, though) there are times when it would be beneficial to get ...

Merida, Mexico: Day 1

As I sit here on Day 2 of our trip to Merida trying to gather ...

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We Moved to Matagalpa

Well, I’m not exactly sure what to do about this blog. When we visited Matagalpa a couple of weeks ago we actually put ...
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The Bureaucratic Hell of Picking up a Package from Customs

While Nicaragua is technically a democratic republic, it more resembles a socialist country, so my theory is that government run processes are so ...
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A Great Christmas Eve Dinner at Monna Lisa’s Pizza

We asked Levi where he wanted to have his Christmas Eve dinner. He said, “Monna Lisa Pizza!” They have a play scape there, ...
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La Posada Rotiseria

If you want some fantastico pollo in Matagalpa I highly recommend La Posada Rotiseria. It’s off the beaten path, and a long time ...
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Hotel Hopping in Matagalpa, Nicaragua

We arrived at Hotel El Castillo in Matagalpa Tuesday evening. The hotel is a quaint structure built up the side of a mountain ...
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Gringo in Matagalpa!

We arrived in Matagalpa this evening. I changed the blog’s logo to commemorate the event. It’s a beautiful, but long, ride from Granada….about ...
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I’m an International Fugitive

Despite claiming not to be an international fugitive in my first post on this blog, it turns out I am! Several months before ...
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First Scooter Trip!

I had my first real drive on the new scooter today. I took it down to the lake and back a couple of ...
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