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Down on the farm: Learn five Guatemalan sayings about animals

5. A veces el pato nada, y a veces ni agua toma.<p><b>Literal meaning:</b> Sometimes the duck swims, and sometimes it doesn’t even drink water.<p>Ducks love water …

20 Ways to Speak like a Nicaraguan

HOW can you make your Spanish more Nicaraguan, yes, really speak like a Nicaraguan? Check out these twenty words and phrases that are common in the …

A CADO CHANCHO LE LLEGA SU SÁBADO. In Nicaragua what does this saying mean?

FOREIGNERS are often surprised to see pigs, chickens, horses and cattle roaming the streets—even in urban areas like Managua! It is no wonder, then, …

Why Nicaragua Is A Better Retirement Choice Than Costa Rica

Nicaragua, long hidden behind the image of her picaresque president, is finally emerging as a top retirement and vacation hotspot.<p>We've been making the case for Nicaragua for years. Why do I think things could finally be turning around for this beautiful but misunderstood country with so much to …

5 Nicaraguan Spanish phrases about animals - GringoGuide200 | Your guide to country-specific Spanish

IN MODERN Nicaragua don’t be surprised when you see pigs, chickens, horses and cattle roaming the streets –even in urban areas like Managua! It is no …

A $50 billion Chinese-built canal will transform life in Nicaragua.

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Exploring Nicaragua’s volcanoes in a cloud of ash

Nicaraguan volcanoes are multi-functional. They don't just stand around bubbling, burping and erupting. A local mayor and presidential candidate, the …

Nicaragua: A Success Story in the Making

<i>This post was co-authored by Manuel Coronel</i><p>Nicaragua is far more than just the newest and swankiest destination for world travelers. It is -and mark our words - on its way to becoming the latest success story in the western hemisphere. Let us just tell you why.<p><b>Nicaragua already is a</b> …

How Volcano Boarding Transformed Nicaragua Tourism

In 1999, a series of earthquakes in western Nicaragua set off the 2,388-foot-tall Cerro Negro volcano outside the city of León. For two straight days, the volcano gushed magma and spewed steam and ash, prompting evacuations in surrounding villages and crumbling parts of Leon.<p>“Everything around here …

20 Ways to Speak Guatemalan Spanish

While many a Spanish-speaker has gushed over his girlfriend, or <b>novia</b>, in Guatemala men strut down the street with their <b>traida</b> in hand. This archaic …

How to Travel to Guatemala on a Budget

Guatemala has a lot to offer the budget traveler. The country has it all--Mayan ruins, colonial cities, great beaches and jungles, mountains and even …

Fall Travel: A Guide to Tikal, Guatemala's Largest Archaeological Mayan Site

GUATEMALA CITY, GUATEMALA--(Marketwired - October 27, 2014) - As many travelers get ready to book their fall travel, sifting through photos of …

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AROUND TOWN: A life-changing trip to Guatemala

Mission trips can broaden perspectives, open hearts and give people the chance to make a difference in countries around the world. So when Madison …

Travel: Five things to know about Guatemala

Native markets, highland mists and mystical religious revelry make early 2014 the perfect time to visit this Central American jewel.<p><b>Scour the …

Relais & Chateaux adds Guatemala hotel to roster

Casa Palopo, a private home-turned-boutique hotel overlooking Guatemala's Lake Atitlan, is the first Relais & Chateaux property in the country and …

Fodor's Go List 2015

There's a whole lot of world out there to explore in 2015, with so many destinations worth visting that it can be overwhelming to even think about where you should go next. Fortunately, the team at Fodor's is here to guide the way: Our Go List features the 25 can't-miss spots that we think should …

Nicaragua's first lady is a powerful partner of president

Along<p>Hugo ChavezBoulevard in what might pass for downtown Managua, there stands a curious mini-forest of gigantic fake trees. They are saffron in color, each a mass of abstract curlicues, and at night they glow.<p>They are called the Trees of Life, and they are but one of the bizarre gestures by …

2018 MLB Baseball Standings - CBSSports.com

American League<p>East<p>Record against Eastern Division opponents<p>W<p>Wins<p>L<p>Losses<p>PCT<p>Win Percentage<p>GB<p>Games behind<p>Day<p>Night<p>Grass<p>Turf<p>One-Run<p>Extra<p>Vs RHP<p>Vs …

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What does 2 billion book sales look like?

About Chris Robley<p>Chris Robley has written 563 posts in this blog.<p>Chris Robley is an award-winning poet, songwriter, performer, and music producer …