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RECICLAJE

This is a recycling workshop that a lady from Spain gave in the mayors office. Dora and I went and learned how to make ashtrays/votives out of aluminum cans. P.S. This is great because there is no recycling on the island, let alone a steady trash pick-up system. So I have learned to be verrrrry concious of my trash. Little by little the locals are learning too. Oftentimes they just burn it up or throw it out the window and forget about the long term effects on this beautiful environment.
Plenty to celebrate on Ometepe

October 31st 2008
Happy (belated) Halloween! Feliz dia de brujas! Happy Day of the Dead! (today, November 2) Happy almost election day! If you missed it, here is my most recent column article in the Bainbridge Review: For my english conversation group this week I bought I pumpkin and we carved it together (well, i mostly carved it, struggling, as they watched - the pumpkin skin is thicker down here!) I have li ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Nicaragua » Southern Pacific Coast » Isla de Ometepe

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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