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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...

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…

Taxi, Leon, Nicaragua, safety, tips, Managua

Taxis Service in Nicaragua When traveling on a budget, it is important to make every dollar count. I briefly mentioned taxi service in another post,  but felt that it warranted its...

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...

Ruben Dario, museum, Leon, Nicaragua, poetry

So, Who Is Rubén Darío? The Man. The Myth. The Legend. So, who is Rubén Darío? The easy answer is that he was the father of the modernism movement. But that...

Viva León, Jodido!, Nicaragua,travel.

Viva León, Jodido! I have received emails and comments regarding my signature/sign off on my posts. I have been signing off with Viva León Jodido!, a common expression in León. If you...

Mother’s Day in Nicaragua Today, Tuesday, May 30,  is Mother’s Day in Nicaragua. I am shocked at just how big the celebrations are here. The country is abuzz with festivals and...

Leon, Nicaragua, Church, Cathedral,UNESCO,Baroque, Neo-classical, design, Ruben Dario

The León Cathedral personifies its community. Officially know as Insigne y Real Basílica Catedral de la Asunción de la Bienaventurada Virgen María, it was granted World Heritage Status by UNESCO in...

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....