watermelon and coconut breakfastour typical breakfast is a tasty combination of market fruits-- papaya, coconut, watermelon, pineapple, madarins, bananas, or melon. Then we find a shady spot to enjoy, like this corner of Parque Dario in Leon
street vendorsother tasty treats include green mango with salt and chili, salty, sour and juicy!
making quesillosa quesillo, a fat-loaded nicaraguan 'snack' is made by taking a steaming thick corn tortilla and wrapping it around an equally thick slab of white cheese, stuffing it in a plastic bag and then spooning in onion chutney and sour cream. that was enough dairy for a few months!
barber shopwe thought to take a tour of Leon's many churches one Sunday morning, but Yacu had other plans, like spending more than an hour hanging out on the dorrstep of a barber shop. Was she looking at the men in the chairs or the women on the walls?