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Nicaragua: Leon

Our trip to Leon started bright and early at 6:30am.  It was about a 3 hour drive from San Juan.  We stopped on the way for a famous treat in Nicaragua—quesillos and tiste.  A quesillo is a tortilla wrapped around cream, onions and cheese.  It wasn’t the best thing I’ve tried, but not the worst … Continue reading

Nicaragua: Managua

We’ve heard mixed reviews about Managua itself, but felt it was important to give it a chance especially since our “dad” was leading the tour with school.  Managua is different than other Nicaraguan cities we have visited because it is not built around a central park.   The city is very spread out, there is no … Continue reading

Nicaragua: Typical Evening in La Concepcion

We are usually greeted at night by several of our Uncles relaxing in rocking chairs. They chat, read the paper and talk about girls.  None of the women in the family participate, so only Joshua knows what secrets they are willing to share. Batana and Arielka prepare dinner which usually consists of rice, beans, plantains … Continue reading