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How to launch a 23 foot boat from the beach in Casares, Nicaragua

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This how the fishermen in Casares, Nicaragua launch their boats from the beach. First things first – the equipment’s hauled from home. I have seen these fisherman hauling these carts up to 4 miles away from the beach. The fishermen … Continue reading

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Traveling and amazed at what I do not know – Tamarindo, Costa Rica

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I am in Costa Rica, holed up in an apartment I am renting for a month. Literally, I go out for food and groceries, and come back to the internet. Kind of like Paul McCartney’s “Baby, I’m Amazed “- I’m … Continue reading

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica – 1 bedroom apartment for $16 per day – surfs UP!

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This is where I have hung my hat and worked for the last 3 weeks. The Hotel Gardenia in Tamarindo, Costa Rica. I rent this for $16 per day. This is a 1 bedroom apartment. Small little stove,refrigerator, lounging area, … Continue reading

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Santo Thomas, Rama then border crossing to Costa Rica – Tamarindo now

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Lots of driving over the last couple weeks. The idea of getting to the biosphere was kind of squashed by the fact that it is almost impossible to get into the area unless you go upstream by boat. The land … Continue reading

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Real Estate, Casares,Nicaragua fishing and living

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Well, I have been silent long enough. I find that I enjoy peace and quiet, and not getting told all the stuff I am doing wrong on blogging, writing articles, spelling and taking pictures. I just got tired of it, … Continue reading

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Casares, Nicaragua, reflections, and nice accommodations

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I am staying at the Hotel Casino, in Casares, Nicaragua. An “off the beaten path” is the best way to describe the town. It was a popular beach for people in Managua, before the roads got better and there were more … Continue reading

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El Salvador – wrong turns on the road

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The difficulty of driving through the countries in Central America is the roads are not clearly marked, and I have run into mistaken routes quite a bit in El Salvador. First, it was on the way to San Miguel, where … Continue reading

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I’ll call this the rock crew post – manual labor vs labor saving

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You see this all over Guatemala. Here you have a boulder, that will likely breakaway from the mountain. If that happens, the condominiums on the opposite side of the road would be destroyed. These guys are working on removing this boulder … Continue reading

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