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School bus,  near San Jorge  

School bus, near San Jorge

Adiós Nicaragua - Ometepe Island to Mexico

February 16th 2015
This morning we said goodbye to Nicaragua and flew to Mexico via San Salvador. We are overnighting in Cancun, on our way to Cuba and the next step in our amble through the Americas. We're both feeling the approaching end to our trip, in just six weeks time... Since I last wrote we spent three nights on Ometepe Island in Lake Nicaragua, where it was mid dry season; windy, desolate and stunningly ... read more
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Mexican Flag The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more
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