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    Re: por.....

    Great description of Bluefields. Makes me want to go back and see it again!
  2. Thread: Tom?

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    Re: Tom?

    Took one last year from Bluefields to Kukra Hill and on to Pearl Lagoon. Nice ride thru the mangroves. Boat had thumpin' music, an overhead canopy and mandatory life jackets for all aboard. Saw other...
  3. Thread: Today

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    Re: Today

    Spent some time in gold mining towns of Bonanza and Rosita a few years ago. Had the feeling that I was the only unarmed person in Bonanza, lots of not so well concealed revolvers in belts and...
  4. Re: San Carlos, Rio San Juan, and Solentiname Archipelago

    Great shots! thanks for posting and bringing back some great memories, I did this trip a few years back. Flew into San Carlos and took the local water taxi to El Castillo spent two days and came...
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    Re: Another Shift

    African American. Reggie also claimed to have been an actor / comedian in NY at one time , the story sounded a bit dubious coming from a guy trying to pitch on a gold mine " for the price of a used...
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    Re: Another Shift

    = I was in Bonanza a few years ago and ran into a colorful character from the states name Reggie. Reggie claimed to have a gold mine and wanted me to invest with him, said he would send me a lb of...
  7. Thread: Rook

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    Re: Rook

    Nice post Dr. I took this trip two years ago and also spent a couple of days in El Castillo at the hotel chinandega (really enjoyed the crocs under my room!!)
    Anyone going to El Castillo who wants...
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    Re: Taxis from the Airport

    I usually arrive later in the evening (DL from ATL) and just walk across the street to the Best Western. Its a bit pricy for what it is but coming from a midwest winter its great to sit by the pool ,...
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    Re: San Carlos

    Definetly go! I did the trip from San Carlos to El Castilo three yerars ago and had a blast. Flew into San Carlos from MGA , stayed overnite and took the boat out the next morning...no problems. El...
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    Re: Would this

    Looks good !! ...Now hurry up and publish. I just got my 50 ton master license and am itchin to read some sea stories!!
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    Savage Shore

    I may have posted about these two awhile back in a similar thread.
    "Savage Shore" Life and death with Nicaragua's last shark hunters by Edward Marriott....
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    Re: I wish El Doc was back

    or as we would say in Chicago "Turd-wit"......aka s*!t head !:lmao:
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    Re: I wish El Doc was back

    I always enjoyed Doc's posts and the lively banter that ensued !
    Also had the pleasure of making his acquaintance over a few cocktails at the Zoom Bar in Granada last year after my trip to the DAC....
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    Re: The Cultural Divide

    Great...hope you both enjoy the book. Another good one , although nothing to do with the cultural divide is Edward Marriott's "Savage Shore, Life and Death With Nicaragua's Last Shark Hunters"...
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    Re: The Cultural Divide

    Been meaning to do that for quite some time........soon come. Bonanza to Puerto Cabezas too!
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    Re: The Cultural Divide

    I read this one last year before going down the Rio San Juan. A great read on Vanderbilt, Walker and the history of Nicaragua at that time.
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    Caption this photo !

    http://i1211.photobucket.com/albums/cc423/zumbado19/Nicaragua/IMG_2721.jpg
  18. Re: Nail in the coffin of Bolivarian Socialism

    We've had "the good life card" here in America for quite some time. They were handed out by the banks to anyone who could fog up a mirror.
    Most came with the name "Visa" on them.
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    Re: Rainy Season Blues...

    Haven't tried this yet but I'm told its not bad !
    http://www.choosingraw.com/this-post-will-change-your-life/
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    Re: garcia mitchell 300

    Don't know if it is a fresh or saltwater reel, however in a saltwater environment I would definitely keep it well cleaned and lubed.
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    Re: Got pepper?

    Thanks ! I'm off to the market. Going to smoke up some pork shoulder and this should be just the ticket on it.


    Does this mean I can drink more beer?
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    Re: Got pepper?

    Thanks Cookshow ! Your post has inspired me to go out and make up a "pepper" bottle for my self. Up until this point I have been using a commercial variety.
    Looking at your pics those Goat / China...
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    Re: garcia mitchell 300

    I've got a Mitchell 300 my Dad gave me 40(Yikes!) years back. Still going strong! Found this link that might be of help to you, dosen't look to tough....
  24. Re: Article: People Stealing From Your Garden

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    This past Feb. I flew into the goldmining town of Bonanza (Deadwood) RAAN. Took me all of about 10 minutes to figure out I was the only guy in town that wasn't strapped!
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    Re: DC-6 carcass

    During the 70's Lanica also operated a Convair 880 jet on the MIA / MGA route. I remember flying on it on my first trip down in 75. The thing blew so much black smoke on take off I thought is was...
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