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Granada Nicaragua – Where Pirates Used to Attack

My bum is in pain. But don´t worry-it´s probably not what you think, so get your minds out of the gutter!  As I sit in this grungy, smallish clinic, my fears are confirmed. I have a temperature and a nasty … Continue reading

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Mighty Masaya

The smell is atrocious; the heat nearly as bad.    We´re leaning over what is widely reported as the most active volcano in Central America, looking at the colorful layers of sediment: brilliant orange, green, shiny black, gray, purple…but the … Continue reading

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Cartels & Hurricanes

This episode´s characters: Captain Mike-American penal system refugee (read: lawless) and 28-year-old captain of his parents´ freight boat. Carries at all times a Glock-9 and monstrous Jamaican blunt. Neil-Floridian, 20, with a lazy eye and an easy laugh. Kevin-Neil´s leader. … Continue reading

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Copan Ruinas

The ruins at Copan are absolutely stunning.  And actually getting to the ruins is a rather adventurous experience. Javier and David inform us that the surest route to Copan from Santa Ana is through Chiquimula, Guatemala. After a cheap breakfast … Continue reading

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