Nicaragua: Day 9 Fish Fry

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 […]

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Nicaragua: Day 5 Leaving Granada

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 […]

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Nicaragua: Day 4 To Granada!

 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.

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Headed to Los Angeles 

  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 […]

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Nicaragua: Day 3 Scorpion Rum

    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 […]

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