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Tip Top Chicken: Nicaragua’s Delicious Version of Chic-fil-A

Food Places
Tip Top Chicken is a prevalent fast food chain in Nicaragua that sells chicken in various culinary forms. By various I mean grilled or fried. It is essentially, ...
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Our Dog was Held for Ransom in Granada, Nicaragua

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No kidding. Can you believe that shit?! Here’s the story… New Year’s Eve night I went out for drinks with our neighbor. Roberta and Levi were out of ...
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A Great Christmas Eve Dinner at Monna Lisa’s Pizza

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We asked Levi where he wanted to have his Christmas Eve dinner. He said, “Monna Lisa Pizza!” They have a play scape there, so good idea on his ...
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Hotel Hopping in Matagalpa, Nicaragua

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We arrived at Hotel El Castillo in Matagalpa Tuesday evening. The hotel is a quaint structure built up the side of a mountain foothill. The footprint is small, ...
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Gringo in Matagalpa!

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We arrived in Matagalpa this evening. I changed the blog’s logo to commemorate the event. It’s a beautiful, but long, ride from Granada….about 2.5 hours. I recommend chartering ...
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First Scooter Trip!

Life
I had my first real drive on the new scooter today. I took it down to the lake and back a couple of times. On the way back ...
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Adventures in Buying a Scooter: Day 3

Life
WE NOW OWN A SCOOTER!! Well, it took three days, but we finally bought a scooter. After having to reschedule our first attempt to meet the seller and ...
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Adventures in Buying a Scooter: Day 2

Life
Brief recap: We were all set to meet a nurse in Masaya to buy a scooter but then had to reschedule at the last minute because she got ...
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Adventures in Buying a Scooter: Day 1

Life
We’ve decided to buy a scooter. Although we can get anywhere and do anything by walking, riding our bike, or taking taxis (mostly just walking, though) there are ...
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