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Hospital, Emergency, León, Nicaragua, expat

I took a friend to the León’s Heodra Hospital emergency room last week. I received a frantic call from a friend who went to the market and suddenly began to feel...

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.

Birthday, Quinceanera, Leon, Nicaragua, expat

My First Quinceañera I watched as family was prepping for a birthday party this evening.  What I didn’t know was that tonight I would find myself in the midst of my...

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)...

Border run, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Leon, chocolate, San Jose

My First Border Run My visa was due to expire this week. I had tried to get my visa extended a few different ways here in Nicaragua, nothing worked. In the...

Museum of the Revolution, Leon, Nicaragua, Ortega, FSNL, Sandino, Sandinista, museum, ruin porn

The Museum of the Revolution To truly understand a culture it is important to be versed in its history. Nicaragua has had a troubled and emotional past. I was old enough...