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Ometepe: the first glimpse  

Ometepe: the first glimpse

Reflections on Zopilote life. The good the bad and the ugly.

April 28th 2009
Life at Zopilote (translation: Vulture) was a trying experience, but not in the way that I had expected. Our first major emotion was a huge wave of relief when we realised that our rather low level of Spanish would be sufficient. Then relief at the fact that we would not be sitting at a ‘reception’ desk all day but actually doing quite a lot. And there the relief ended, there my nervous exp ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Nicaragua

Nicaraguan Flag The Pacific Coast of Nicaragua was settled as a Spanish colony from Panama in the early 16th century. Independence from Spain was declared in 1821 and the country became an independent republic in 1838. Britain occupied the Caribbean Coast in the fir... ... read more
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