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Tidbits from El Salvador

We’ve now been in El Salvador long enough to have experienced chicken buses, hot pupusas off the grill, a local soccer game, visits to unique towns, tide travels in the estuary, and even a small earthquake!  2,067 more words


Oxcarts and Holy Week

Yesterday I received quite the surprise on my trip back from the Costa Rican border.

Peacefully asleep on the 3.5 hour trip I woke up suddenly and noticed the bus had come to a complete stop, and all the passengers were on their feet with their heads hanging out the windows. 356 more words

Chicken Buses: A Story

We needed to travel from San Juan del Sur up to coast to another beach/town called Popoyo. It’s a long drive even in a car: 1,024 more words


The Chicken Bus to Granada

This past year, I have been traveling a little more like a normal tourist than I did when I set out on my travels three years ago. 794 more words

Reporting from Nicaragua

A year ago, my family and I were in Granada, Nicaragua, riding on chicken buses, swimming in geothermally-warmed waters, peeking into a caldera flowing with molten lava, and generally enjoying… 116 more words

Sari Swinging

Day 83 - Amateur Hour in Nicaragua

Words of the Day

Caldera: A large cauldron-like depression that forms following the evacuation of a magma chamber

Camping: (Informal) The act of attaching a bed sheet(s) to the side(s) of a bunk bed in a hostel dorm room to provide privacy for a couple partaking in sexual activities on the bottom bunk… 990 more words


The colors of Antigua Guatemala.

Down cobblestone streets full of color and noise. The temperature is in the high 70’s and the air is clean.

The streets are full of people, I’m sad to see so many children working on the street selling things. 166 more words