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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...

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...

nicaragua, Leon, cathedral

I Have a Confession to Make I’m a sucker for “Top 10…” and “Best of…” articles even though I know that they are nothing more than click-bait for ads. I especially...

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.

Nicaragua, León, police, robbery, expat

What a couple of days I’ve had. I have been robbed twice. I felt like a jackass. I have never been robbed at home nor on any travel experience. It happened...

Leon, Nicaragua, pizza, Antonino's, expat, travel

There are not too many things that really I miss from back home, not yet at least.  At first everything is new. I quickly got used to eating rice and beans...

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)...

Selva Negra, Matagalpa, Nicaragua, Cloud Forest, hiking, eco-hotel, eco-resort

The Black Forest Hidden just out of downtown Matagalpa, Nicaragua is beautiful eco-resort called Selva Negra. About two hours from hot and hectic Managua lies a naturally beautiful hideaway. It is...