Tag Archive: travel with balls

Rainstorms and Dancing Fireflies

Last night was our final evening on Ometepe Island.  We were having dinner in the open-air restaurant at the place we’ve been staying when all of a sudden there was a violent and… Continue reading

Oasis at Ojo de Agua

Awesome day!  Began this morning with a 4 kilometer hot and dusty walk to a huge estate that had once been a coffee plantation during colonial times.  The land was subdivided and parceled… Continue reading

Eaten Alive!

Based on last night’s experiences, I realize the Bible is total hogwash —- Adam and Eve didn’t get kicked out of the Garden of Eden — they fled because of the mosquitoes!  I… Continue reading

Farewell, Granada

Bade a fond farewell to Granada this morning.  Lidia dropped us off at the station and William and I caught the bus for Rivas.  I managed to snag the last seat, in the… Continue reading

Warmth & Friendliness

Nicaraguans might not have much money, but they are extremely wealthy in terms of warmth and friendliness.  Staying in the same place for a few days and using it as a base for… Continue reading

Our First Score

This morning, Lidia, the owner of the posada where we’re staying, told us about an organization that is called Futbol Sin Fronteras, or Soccer Without Borders, and suggested that we could take some balls… Continue reading

Lively Granada

Granada rocks!  Had a great time wandering the town yesterday — the oldest city in existence in the “New World.”  The town is dominated by the central plaza, a shady square filled with… Continue reading

Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Central America Bound!

TWB Taking the Field: It’s the night before we take off for three weeks in Nicaragua and Costa Rica — as always, we’re abuzz with excitement and anticipation about the upcoming journey.  What incredible experiences await us… Continue reading