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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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Traveling and making a living – my introduction to social networking

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The reasons behind my eagerness to take part in social networking is two-fold. 1) I wanted to share why I am traveling and what I am seeing. 2) To get an audience that would be interested in what I have … Continue reading

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Traveling and exploits that reveal my age

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I was sitting in this 1 bedroom apartment in Costa Rica. As I was having breakfast with a fan running next to me, to keep me cool. I looked over to my computer to make sure that the charger light was … Continue reading

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The Bot Fly, Beef Worms and other joys of traveling

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This is my introduction to the Bot fly, the Beef Worm, and the technique used to get the parasite out of ones body, after the infestation. Photo credits to Idiot Brain.com Exciting day today. I have had a bump beside … 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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Rancho Grande, Waslala, Siuna and Rio Blanco, Nicaragua

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I have been without the internet for about 7 days now. I had spent about a week in Matagalpa, Nicaragua. This is the main town of the area of Matagalpa – go figure. It is like being in Michigan, and … Continue reading

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