Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Dos mil siete

WHO: Essa (aka Vanessa)
WHAT: Peace Corps, Environmental Education
WHERE: Nicaragua
WHEN: Sept '05 - Nov '07
WHY: La vida es un carnaval.

A smattering of pics from my gringo visitors in December and January. Happy new year!

Banana boating...


New Years in my town (my dad and little sister visiting)

Zip line canopy tour


Convento San Francisco museum

No cityscape in Nicaragua is complete without the ice cream man.
A Nicaraguan artist's rendition of the stations of the cross at a local church...

Life before the conquistadors
And after
Ancient pottery
Pre-Colombian stone statues found on an island in Lake Nicaragua.
Evidently these are games the natives played. This is before the Spaniards brought them Boggle.

These are skeletal remains of someone that were discovered in the last renovation of the convent. His identity is still a mystery.


Nicaraguan coffee harvest

My cousin Carol

The bus we decided not to take...


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