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Keeping Travel Costs Down.  My 1 Rick Steve's Back Pack fits all my stuff for my 3 week trip to Nicaragua and because it fits here it's free!!!  And my ticket was only $35.00 using my Spirit Credit Card Airmiles.  ;-)
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The South Western Coast of New Jersey just North of where I live.
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The South Western Coast of New Jerse…
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Flying over the Delaware Bay...
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Flying over the Delaware Bay...
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The Sate of Delaware Coastline and Delaware River.
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The Sate of Delaware Coastline and D…
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Flying over Delaware.
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Flying over Delaware.
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The Shadow of my Plane during takeoff.
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Flying over South Jersey.
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Flying over South Jersey.
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In the "Heavens" or so it feels.  On my flight to Ft. Lauderdale / Nicaragua.
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Approaching Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.  4PM.  Flight to Managua, Nicaragua not till 11:44PM.   6 - 8 hours. Yikes!!!  Not used to FREE Time :-)
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Approaching Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.…
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2:00 AM at the Managua Airport.  And I was worried my school / Homestay might forget about me.  1 hour ride to my Homestay in Granada, Nicaragua.  Family of Berta & Orlando ;-)
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2:00 AM at the Managua Airport. And…
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Awww,,,  arrived at 3am /  slept in till 7:30.  Off to explore Granada.  More Pix later.
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First things First.  Get unpacked, organized and settled in.  My own room ;-). Shared bathroom outside by the Garden. (No hot water / Refreshing!!!)  Homestay is $90.00 per week and includes 3 home cooked meals everyday :-). Bertha & Orlando.
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First things First.  Get unpacked, organized and settled in.  My own room ;-). Shared bathroom outside by the Garden. (No hot water / Refreshing!!!)  Homestay is $90.00 per week and includes 3 home cooked meals everyday :-). Bertha & Orlando.
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First things First.  Get unpacked, organized and settled in.  My own room ;-). Shared bathroom outside by the Garden. (No hot water / Refreshing!!!)  Homestay is $90.00 per week and includes 3 home cooked meals everyday :-). Bertha & Orlando.
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First things First.  Get unpacked, organized and settled in.  My own room ;-). Shared bathroom outside by the Garden. (No hot water / Refreshing!!!)  Homestay is $90.00 per week and includes 3 home cooked meals everyday :-). Bertha & Orlando.
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My First Breakfast at the HomeStay.  Eggs & Rolls / Black Coffee.
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My First Breakfast at the HomeStay. …
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Where we do our own dishes.  Complete with Parrots :-) no hot water.  You wash then rinse with a bowl of clean water from that little middle sink.
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Where we do our own dishes. Complet…
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My bedroom door is to the right. Shared Bathroom is down on left.  No hot water.  Instant morning wake up!!!
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My bedroom door is to the right. Sha…
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Berta's Kitchen where she makes great meals. They have a refrigerator but its in the dinning room.
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Berta's Kitchen where she makes grea…
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Hey, it works.  No, this model does not come with hot water :-)
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Hey, it works. No, this model does …
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Hey, it works.  No, this model does not come with hot water :-)
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Homestay Lunch.  Spaghetti & Plantains. :-)
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Homestay Lunch. Spaghetti & Plantai…
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Remember!!!  Toilet paper does not go in the toilet!!!  Bad Plumbing effect in Central America.  It goes in waste paper basket.  Hmmm...
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Remember!!! Toilet paper does not g…
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My room is on the right ;-). Nice Atmosphere, right?
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My room is on the right ;-). Nice At…
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The Courtyard Sky View :-)
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I love the soothing colors here :-)
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I love the soothing colors here :-)
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My HomeStay door is the first one on the right.   Locals hanging out :-)
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My HomeStay door is the first one on…
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Taking a Leisurely Sunday self-orientation walk around Granada...
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Taking a Leisurely Sunday self-orientation walk around Granada...
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Taking a Leisurely Sunday self-orientation walk around Granada...
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Taking a Leisurely Sunday self-orientation walk around Granada...
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Taking a Leisurely Sunday self-orientation walk around Granada...
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Taking a Leisurely Sunday self-orientation walk around Granada...
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Taking a Leisurely Sunday self-orientation walk around Granada...
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Taking a Leisurely Sunday self-orientation walk around Granada...
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Taking a Leisurely Sunday self-orientation walk around Granada...
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Taking a Leisurely Sunday self-orientation walk around Granada...
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Taking a Leisurely Sunday self-orientation walk around Granada...
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You have to watch where you walk!!!  Imagine the lawsuits we'd have in
 the States..... Not so here.  Walker Beware!!!
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You have to watch where you walk!!! …
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You have to watch where you walk!!!  Imagine the lawsuits we'd have in
 the States..... Not so here.  Walker Beware!!!
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You have to watch where you walk!!! …
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You have to watch where you walk!!!  Imagine the lawsuits we'd have in
 the States..... Not so here.  Walker Beware!!!
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You have to watch where you walk!!! …
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You have to watch where you walk!!!  Imagine the lawsuits we'd have in
 the States..... Not so here.  Walker Beware!!!
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You have to watch where you walk!!! …
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You have to watch where you walk!!!  Imagine the lawsuits we'd have in
 the States..... Not so here.  Walker Beware!!!
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You have to watch where you walk!!!  Imagine the lawsuits we'd have in
 the States..... Not so here.  Walker Beware!!!
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You have to watch where you walk!!! …
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You have to watch where you walk!!!  Imagine the lawsuits we'd have in
 the States..... Not so here.  Walker Beware!!!
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You have to watch where you walk!!! …
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You have to watch where you walk!!!  Imagine the lawsuits we'd have in
 the States..... Not so here.  Walker Beware!!!
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You have to watch where you walk!!!  Imagine the lawsuits we'd have in
 the States..... Not so here.  Walker Beware!!!
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You have to watch where you walk!!!  Imagine the lawsuits we'd have in
 the States..... Not so here.  Walker Beware!!!
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Meanwhile back at the Homestay for Lunch...  YOU TALKIN TO MEEE???
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Meanwhile back at the Homestay for L…
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Lunch today is Plantains, Rice and Salsa...  Some kind of juice?
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Lunch today is Plantains, Rice and S…
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El Gato!!!  The house cat in the kitchen sink having it's dinner...  a
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El Gato!!! The house cat in the kit…
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Part of My Home-stay's Electrical System...
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Part of My Home-stay's Electrical Sy…
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The other part :-)  Just kidding there is a little more around...
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The other part :-) Just kidding the…
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My Home-stay Garage...  I don't think they use the car anymore...
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My Home-stay Garage... I don't thin…
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The ceiling (and roof) over my bedroom...  I am glad I am here in the
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The ceiling (and roof) over my bedro…
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No,,,  not my Home-stay, but in the neighboorhood by the ditch...
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No,,, not my Home-stay, but in the …
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Imagine trying to add cable service...
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Imagine trying to add cable service.…
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"Generally" Same photo dusk...
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"Tú eres el Angel de mi Vida" (You are the Angel of my Life)  Thankyou for the Thoughtful "Miss You" Cards, Erin!!!
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"Louie" a student from Montreal and housemate is moving on today.  Saying good bye to our HomeStay mom, Berta.
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"Louie" a student from Montreal and housemate is moving on today.  Saying good bye to our HomeStay mom, Berta.
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"Louie" a student from Montreal and housemate is moving on today.  Saying good bye to our HomeStay mom, Berta.
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"Louie" a student from Montreal and housemate is moving on today.  Saying good bye to our HomeStay mom, Berta.
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"Louie" a student from Montreal and housemate is moving on today.  Saying good bye to our HomeStay mom, Berta.
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Home Stay Lunch.  Really Good Soup :-)
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Home Stay Lunch. Really Good Soup :…
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Outside my HomeStay Door.  Someone's chicken out on a leash.
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Outside my HomeStay Door. Someone's…
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The Streets of Granada by my HomeStay and School.
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The Streets of Granada by my HomeStay and School.
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The Streets of Granada by my HomeStay and School.
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The Streets of Granada by my HomeStay and School.
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The Streets of Granada by my HomeStay and School.
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My Spanish Language School.  Casa Xalteva, in Granada, Nicaragua...
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My Spanish Language School. Casa Xa…
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My Spanish Language School.  Casa Xalteva, in Granada, Nicaragua...
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My Spanish Language School.  Casa Xalteva, in Granada, Nicaragua...
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My Spanish Language School.  Casa Xalteva, in Granada, Nicaragua...
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My Spanish Language School.  Casa Xalteva, in Granada, Nicaragua...
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My Spanish Language School. Casa Xa…
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My Teacher, Gabriela...  Classes are one student per teacher...  4
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My Teacher, Gabriela... Classes are…
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Juan Carlos, one of the school Directors and my Teacher,
 Gabriela at Casa Xalteva Spanish School.
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Juan Carlos, one of the school Direc…
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Yours Truely :-) working with Verbs...
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Yours Truely :-) working with Verbs.…
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My School, Casa Xalteva has programs for local kids!!!
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My School, Casa Xalteva has programs…
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My School, Casa Xalteva has programs for local kids!!!
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My School, Casa Xalteva has programs…
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In Casa Xalteva, my Spanish School...  Granada, Nicaragua...
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In Casa Xalteva, my Spanish School...  Granada, Nicaragua...
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The kitchen... In Casa Xalteva, my Spanish School...  Granada,
 Nicaragua...
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The kitchen... In Casa Xalteva, my S…
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In Casa Xalteva, my Spanish School...  Granada, Nicaragua...
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In Casa Xalteva, my Spanish School...  Granada, Nicaragua...  House Carpenter Fixing a kitchen cabinet...
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In Casa Xalteva, my Spanish School...  Granada, Nicaragua...
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The Owner, Ken, founded the Casa Xalteva about 17 years ago...
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In Casa Xalteva, my Spanish School...  Granada, Nicaragua...  Has programs for local kids!!!  Here we are going through introductions...
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Issac writing his name for me in my notebook...
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Issac...  one of the local kids that hangs out at the school for programs...
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Issac... one of the local kids that…
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Issac holding my friend, Roberts, Famous Bee Cover Face Photo!!!
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Issac holding my friend, Roberts, Fa…
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At my Homestay...  the daughter in law, Ligia and son Miguel... and family rabbit...
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At my Homestay...  the daughter in law, Ligia and son Miguel...  This is a different wash sink...  not the kitchen sink!!!
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My Homestay family rabbit...
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My Homestay family cat...  always looking for food!!!  Tiny cat for 3 years old...  but friendly...
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My Homestay family cat... always lo…
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The 2 Parrots get a shower / bath everyday... (yes, this one is the kitchen sink)
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The Streets in my Neighborhood... Granada, Nicaragua...
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The Streets in my Neighborhood... Granada, Nicaragua...
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Granada, Nicaragua...  PEACE!!!
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