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Volcano Boarding, or: How to achieve full-body exfoliation

Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | Views [1546] | Comments [1]

Today I went volcano boarding down Cerro Negro, about 20 km outside of Leon, Nicaragua. This is sometimes referred to as "volcano surfing" but I think the more accurate term is "volcano sledding", since my entire group chose ... Read more >

Tags: adventure sports, leon, nicaragua, volcanoes

Heat, dance recitals, and earthquakes

Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | Views [526]

I´ve been in Leon for two days now and can say, without hyperbole, that this is the hottest weather I have ever survived (and without air conditioning at that). It has been around 100 both days, with heat indices even higher, and UV indices at 10. Which ... Read more >

Tags: earthquakes, leon, nicaragua

Lesson Time

Wednesday, 18 Jun 2008 | Views [477]

I have learned many lessons on this trip, some of them more important than others.    For instance, I have always known that wearing sunscreen is of utmost importance when your skin has the natural hue of a ghost.    However, what I have learned ... Read more >

Tags: granada, life lessons, nicaragua

Against all odds, or: Why one should learn the language of the region in which she travles

Monday, 16 Jun 2008 | Views [678]

I wrote this yesterday, but it didn't seem to load properly so here is a second attempt to post it.  Today I made the trek from Playa Tamardino, in Costa Rica, to the colonial town of Granada, in Nicaragua. I booked my bus ticket from Liberia to Granada ... Read more >

Tags: life lessons, nicaragua



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