We are always happy to welcome new tourism-related business to the Caribbean coast and would like to introduce you to the brand new Corn Island Dive Center. The new Big Corn dive shop is operated by Kyko, Candace and Adriene who are more than happy to have visitors stop by and say hello. The following […]
Yes, two books in one month, can you believe it? This one is the best of the RightSide Guide plus a few stories I always wanted to include but never had the balls. Only $2.99 on amazon.com. More info about the book. Check out the preface: Preface How I got Here It was a sudden realization. […]
This is by far the best and most complete reporting I have seen on the intense controversy of the Pearl Cays ownership, murder and intrigue. Fifteen years ago, a mysterious Greek entrepreneur bought and resold a series of tiny islands off the coast of Nicaragua, setting off a bizarre and tragic chain of events that […]
This is Route 4 as proposed by the HKND group, the Chinese consortium headed by Wang Jing that is behind the grand canal venture. According to them this route takes into account the least amount of environmental and socio-cultural damage. Here is my take on it. The first thing that was said about the canal route decision-making […]
I love this photo. Special thanks to Bruce who took this amazing shot right outside his front yard.
I just found this article that (again) sings the praises of the Corn Islands. There are no cars on Little Corn. No buzz of motorcycles, no throttle or honk of any sort disturbs the air. You hear just two things as you wind around the cement footpath that is this island’s only thoroughfare: the crash […]
So the story goes! This is breaking news that I just picked up on today and will repost as I get more information. So far what I heard is that this pile of old bones was found in a pile of discarded seashells and has been named Angie. Apparently Angie represents the first known presence […]
You may have seen photos of the surfing barrels that roll into the beaches on the Pacific side of Nicaragua, but if you are looking for a more relaxed, tropical style beach, the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua has it! Check out these great selections: 1. Pearl Cays With miles of white sand beaches scattered throughout […]
“No, you aren’t invited!” Tbone looked at me with a blank expression…he is a tough guy to read. I explained that it isn’t him personally, but I had spent months planning this trip for two people, Guthry and myself, and three was a crowd. We had planned to walk along the coast to San Juan […]
Hey, something to celebrate! Nicaragua was recently named second on LP’s list of top budget travel destinations. That means for North Americans it ranks #1 because getting to Bangladesh is about three times as expensive as a round trip ticket to Managua. But before you buy your ticket, you will need to take into account […]
The other day I found this little guy that had sprouted underneath the kitchen sink. He had grown around and over the gallon bottle of cleaner. When we pulled the bottle out, this fellah didn’t budge!