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About Kris C

We live in David, Chiriqui Provence, Republic of Panama! This blog is about some of our experiences in our new country.

A Beautiful Monday in Nicaragua

Our adventure continues on Ometepe Island, and it was another interesting day.  First we headed to town to pick up a few things. After we got back to the house we decided to go walking. We heard that there was … Continue reading

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Bugs in Nicaragua

It is a rainy day today, perfect for sorting photos, catching up on blog posts, and cleaning up from a bug invasion. You know me and bugs :D  I haven’t been specifically looking for them or working in the yard … Continue reading

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Sunday in Altagracia

We had taken the bus through Altagracia and thought it looked interesting. And, since it is the other biggest town on the island we thought we would go check it out. There are buses that go there about every hour … Continue reading

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Ometepe Island, Nicaragua, another Saturday

Saturday was a quieter day. We relaxed at home, went into town for a few things, and took the kayak out on the lake. We woke up to flat tires on Joel’s bike, again *sigh*. We had already taken the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Endurance

Weekly Photo Challenge: Endurance. Show us what endurance means to you. Is it that high-school diploma, beads of sweat earned on a long run, a treasured family heirloom, or something else entirely? There are many things that come to mind … Continue reading

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Nacatamales!

A family in the neighborhood makes nacatamales every Friday and they are wonderful! A nacatamale is a traditional dish of Nicaragua and Honduras. This family makes two kinds, one with masa (corn) and pork, the other with rice and chicken. … Continue reading

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A Day at Home

After all of our running around we figured a quiet day at home would be nice. As you can see, a quiet day around here is very chill. There are more adventures planned so don’t worry, we won’t be watching … Continue reading

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The Other Side of Ometepe

Ometepe Island, Nicaragua, is shaped like a figure eight around two volcanos. We are on the west side of the northwest volcano and have seen a bit of this part of the island. I have heard about interesting places in … Continue reading

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Tuesday and Punta Jesus Maria

Our time continues on Ometepe Island, Nicaragua. We can see the Punta Jesus Maria from the beach in front of the house so it is close, and we heard it was a great place to visit so this was on … Continue reading

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What Did We Do on Monday?

The days here on Ometepe Island, Nicaragua are flying by. We are trying to take advantage of our time and experience as much of the area as we can. Today we decided to try a bus trip. Tours are hard … Continue reading

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