It isn’t often that I post photos of things like…dog food. Nothing gets tossed out…not even chicken heads and feet. On the contrary, what could taste better to a dog than fresh beak n talons on a bed of rice? Actually, I am making a huuuge assumption here… Nobody told me this dish was for […]
Half the party was on the five-hour boat ride to Orinoco… Most of the people on the boat were either Garifuna from Orinoco or the surrounding villages, or had family there. The festival is half party, half family reunion. And they are 100% proud to of their heritage and history. Drumming, dancing and music were […]
By Papatara — A short time ago my adoptive son Seferino (who recently turned forty) and I were talking about how the frogs and toads that live around us in Alamikamba like to climb up on the wooden porch of the hotel at night to feed on bugs. One of the frogs in particular actually […]
This is what it looks like. Fuzzy dice? Mini heart pillow? Stuffed dogbear thing? Frills, stickers, mirrors, galleons, flowers, baby shoes… who needs to see outside the car when the inside is so much more interesting?
Last Sandinista post for a while, I promise!
Whoo hoo!! Sandinista’s win! Well, some Sandinista’s wouldn’t agree, but he Orteguistas would. His Sandinista party is far left, while the majority of the party members are more center-left. Unfortunately for them, opposing Sandinista parties (though not opposing parties) have been made illegal by Ortega. But, far left is more left than right, so it […]
It should be a new one, but instead, it’s the same old names. There’s Aleman, a previous president who was convicted of money laundering, embezzlement and corruption, and the incumbent who is expected to win, Ortega. Ortega is one of the original Sandinistas, and before his term limits were up, he had the supreme court (sandinista appointed supreme […]