Category Archives: Nicaragua

I love looking back at my travel sketches and wonder why I didn't spend more time working on them.  Making time to sketch on the road was hard for me and especially when Beau and I were so addicted t
What's food without beer? Or no food without beer?  I sampled every county in Central America's national beer(s).  I have a theory:  if you are drinking beer in a hot place
One question we get from people consistently is,  "What was the food like in Central America?"  We blame ourselves, we planned on doing food posts, but failed.  More food
  The World Effect travelogue video 6 -Nicaragua from The World Effect on Vimeo. This is the video from an afternoon we spent in a little pottery community near Granada, Nicaragua.  Check out
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Living in a land-locked state, we're always more than willing to hangout in beach towns.  San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua was one of our favorite little towns so far.  It has a slight touch of t
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We knew Central America had many volcanoes, but we are realizing that they are everywhere we go.  We took a boat to one of the world's largest fresh water islands on one of the largest fresh wate
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The World Effect travelogue video 5 -Nicaragua from The World Effect on Vimeo. We've finally been able to upload our volcano boarding video.  We boarded on Cerro Negro, which is near Leon, Nicaragua
I missed a posting from Leon and Granada.  While I have time in San Juan del Sur, I thought I'd add it.   Both cities have a large cathedral in a central park area where everyone seeme
Yesterday we took a bus to a little town known for its pottery about an hour from Granada.  This place was really interesting.  We watched them throw, carve, polish, and fire the pots.
Today we went Volcano Boarding.  The volcano was about an hour drive from Leon, Nicaragua.  Leon is a nice city.  it seems to be a pretty sleepy town.  It's not really a to