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Nicaragua, expat, Leon, hostel, guesthouse, new grass, fruit trees, limes, mandarins, mango

The Finishing Touches  The house in León, Nicaragua is done. For real, this time. YEA! The project was already a month over the promised four month deadline. They got a free...

House, home,Nicaragua, leon,

It’s Done!  The day has finally arrived, my new house if finally done. No more construction noise. No more mess. No more people working all day in my personal space. The...

international move, moving,Miami, Nicaragua, cargo, customs, immigration

Who Likes Moving? I Sure Don’t Let’s face it, moving sucks. The amount of crap that you manage to accumulate can be astounding. The thing is is that you don’t realize...

nicaragua,

I sat staring out the window of the Toyota microbus. For the first time I felt like this was truly home. I have been in León, Nicaragua for the better part...

León, Nicaragua, hostel, hotel, house

I’m back! After an unexpected hiatus, I am back to resume my regular writing schedule. So many things have happened in the last two months. Man, how time flies.

Leon, Nicaragua, construction, builders, permits, architects

Finding a Builder I had received several bids for the construction project on the house that I purchased in León, Nicaragua. The project was to be completed in two phases: 1)...

The Dividing Wall (of Hostility) Damn, how hard is it to build a wall? The first phase of my remodeling and construction project has begun…

León, Nicaragua, Las Peñitas

The Dark Side of Moving Abroad After deciding to move to León, Nicaragua, I was overwhelmed with excitement. In all that excitement, I didn’t give enough weight to how others felt...

What Do Front Doors Say About Someone? Front doors may not be a window into one’s soul, but they do reveal something about one’s spirit. Doors can be portals or gateways...

real estate, buying, home, house, Leon, Nicaragua, roof, shingles,

My New Home – Viva León, Jodido! The day finally arrived. All the paperwork was in order. There were no other registered owners, no liens, and the taxes had been paid....