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It's Not a Hill, It's a Mountain, As You Start Off The Climb

When my tour group arrived in the city of Leon, one of the girls really wanted to climb an active volcano called Telica. I’m not really sure how it happened but somehow the entire group decided to go. 675 more words


Survivor Oz Top 10 - Top 10 Motherly Figures

It’s Top 10 time again and our new favourite Ozlet Jarrod, Jarrod Loobek summarises some of the best motherly characters we have seen in Survivor. Whether they showed a caring and nurturing side, or showed a softer side and gained the respect of their fellow tribe mates, these 10 motherly figures often were the glue that held their respective tribes together. 1,875 more words


Looking Both Back and Forward

Home. Yes, it does feel good to be home. It is mind boggling to think that, just a week ago, the kids and I were packing our bags, saying good-bye to our ‘family’ in Granada and returning to Managua to then say more good-byes before boarding a plane for the States. 655 more words


Fuego Y Agua: My First Ultra-Marathon

If I could sum up this event/trip in one word, it would be breathtaking. And I mean that both literally and metaphorically. It all started with a call from one of my best friends late December 2013 “Yo, you wanna go do Fuego Y Agua next year?” to which I replied “Where is it?” “Nicaragua.” “When is it?” “February 8th, 2014.” “Distance?” “100k.” “I’m in!” 3,855 more words




July 11, 2014 Jim writing:

Today is the day I take the three guys from La Chispa – so last night I bought the groceries we would need. 1,038 more words

Alec Bradley American Sun Grown Review

                                                                   Brand: Alec Bradley 

                                                              Line: American Sun Grown

                                                                     Size: 6 1/8″ X 52

                                                                      Shape: Torpedo

                                                     Wrapper: Nicaraguan Sungrown Habano

                                                                    Binder: Nicaragua

                                                                     Filler: Nicaragua

                                                                    Origin: Nicaragua

                                                     Machine or Hand-rolled: 

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Cigar Talk & Briar Business

For that which was, is, and will be

On January 1st I started this jar.
Each day I write down something positive… something that happened, a good thought I read or heard, someone I met, etc.  1,135 more words