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Border crossing, El Salvador/Nicaragua

Leon, Nicaragua

December 12th 2008
Arrived in Leon, still sickly but after 2 days my body was able to hold on to some solids and liquids which so I got in on the free beer and cockfighting on the afternoon of our arrival. Cocks fight whenever they are put together so owners cut off the left foot nail that they use to hurt eachother. For cockfighting, they put a small blade on the birds and let them go at it. It just looks like a lo ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Nicaragua » Northern Pacific Coast » Leon

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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