Tag Archives: Nicaragua


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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Sunday scenes in Nicaragua

This is the time Nicaragua celebrates winning its independence from Spain in the early 1800’s. Today we could hear the sound of drums coming from town. The neighbor said there would be music and dancing starting at noon, so we … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Humanity

Weekly Photo Challenge: Humanity.  The more I see the world, the more I realize that although people are different, we’re very much the same. We speak different languages, have different cultures, religions, values, and physical traits, yet we all share … Continue reading

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Saturday, and Biking North

Ometepe Island is fairly large, almost 20 miles long and 6 miles across. Since we like what we have seen a lot, we want to explore more of the island.  The island is oriented sort of northwest to southeast and … Continue reading

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Friday is for Food

Our adventure continues house sitting on Ometepe Island, Nicaragua. It is interesting here that so many people come to the house selling things. A guy came by a few days ago selling tilapia fillets which I am glad we bought … Continue reading

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Thursday – One Week

It’s funny. In a way you can get an idea of what a place is about in a day or two, but it can also take years to really know a place. We have seen a lot in our first … Continue reading

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