The rhythm of Gigante was starting to settle in. The relaxing mornings of sleeping in as long as the monkey howling in the trees outside could be ignored , walking down to the beach, enjoying a quieter more rustic way of living while surrounded by interesting people with laid back attitudes was refreshingly unexpected. I […]
I awoke to the sounds of monkeys playing in the tree branches high over the house. We wandered down to the beach and had breakfast smoothies at Party Wave. On the way out of Party Wave we bumped into a friend of some friends who was wanting to sell his house down the […]
On the sixth day, they rested. What’s a good vacation without a day completely devoted to the hedonism that is the fine art of relaxing? I’m not a religious person-spiritual, mystical maybe. But I do believe in a good old fashion day to chill the fuck out. Don’t do anything you don’t feel like doing. […]
We rose naturally with the sun. Not rushed, or hurried, but that luxurious rarity of “because it felt right”. We dressed and packed our souvenirs before heading down to find something to eat. We seated ourselves in the cheerful courtyard, not far from the shining turquoise pool shimmering in the sunlight bringing up memories of […]
We stopped at a roadside cantina for lunch. We were met by a smiling older lady who cheerfully invited us in. She offered us piping hot bowls of fresh beef soup or Caldo de Res. Her smile as warm as her soup, and her kindness seemed to warm the souls as much as her soup nourished the belly.
So far on this blog I’ve been chronicling a trip to Nicaragua, that trip happened back in February and so I’ve had time to mull it over, and play with how I want this blog to work. So I’m posting more polished work about trips that have happened in this past, and I’ll continue […]
The third morning I woke up in Gigante I allowed myself to sleep in a little bit. As someone who needs a lot of alone time, I wanted to enjoy my last night alone for the next week. Jamie was leaving that morning so I would be moving into the bed he previously […]