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Swimming Through Central America

No, I didn’t swim all the way through Central America, that’s just silly.  I don’t even like swimming that much, but when you travel, you just can’t help it but want to dive right in.   177 more words


Another world

A quick post to convince myself I’m still a blogger. Just got back from a medical volunteer stint in Nicaragua. Stayed in an incredible place on the beach… 145 more words


Photo of the week: Week One

“Lost my name in the grain of sand
No worries still remain, let the water keep you sane
Run to the beach, Where the salty air is sweet…

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Stefania Mirza Curbelo ( Actriz - Nicaragua, Uruguay )

Stephania is a transvestite born in Nicaragua. As a boy, he was adopted by a couple of Uruguayan leftist activists in the midst of the Sandinista revolution. 209 more words


Getting Robbed in Nicaragua & What To Do If You Are Robbed

I would like to say that I have been fairly lucky on my travels over the past ten years. I have yet to be robbed, kidnapped, or have a… 356 more words


Lenten Sacrifices: What Ernesto Cardenal Gave Up

Last week, I wrote about what Nicodemus gave up in order to pursue holistic liberation. I am struck by how much he reminds me of Nicaragua’s Ernesto Cardenal. 767 more words