How to be almost totally free – a view from an anarchist.

This is a repost from Rick’s Pick, and email newsletter I’ve received over the years. Rick is a pretty smart guy, and he has some pretty smart followers. He is not so proud of himself as to just limit the … Continue reading

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The dissing of Cuba and America’s changing policy

Cuba sits about 90 miles off the coast of Florida. With such close proximity, the island would be a great place to go for a holiday, if it was not for the lack of diplomacy of the US Government. A … Continue reading

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The End, er, I mean… The Beginning Is Near – a guest post from off~peak

I have been talking about “Occupy Wall Street” in a negative tone, talking about possible violence. Here is a refreshing view of events that are occurring in todays world by off~peak, a blog by Kellie. Her views are much more … Continue reading

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Apple Macbook Pro battery is at the store! I’m almost giddy!

Silly how events while traveling are so different. I’ve been waiting for over a month to get a battery for my Apple Macbook. It’s been tied up in customs, as if a battery is something that the Nicaraguan government has … Continue reading

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America – love it or leave it. How things have changed

In the 60’s and 70’s, “America – love it or leave it” was a favorite of the right-wing group – Nixon and Reagan cronies. Now in the year 2011, they make leaving a  bit more difficult – because the US … Continue reading

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A walk along the Nicaraguan beach in Casares

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In this area of the shoreline, the Hotel Casino’s beachfront is the ideal place to launch a boat. So, if a person wants a little peace a quiet, a walk north along the beach will do the trick. Still concerned … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street will grow and it will turn violent.

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I’ve been intrigued by this movement “Occupy Wall Street”. It is a rag-tag army that looks like it is going to grow. Similar to what happened during the Vietnam war – a small group objected, more people became aware of … Continue reading

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What happens if you cannot travel freely?

What happens in the future if we travel bloggers cannot travel freely? This may sound a bit far-fetched, but a paradigm shift has occurred since the financial crisis started 4 years ago. You may ask,”How could US citizens not be … Continue reading

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