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    Re: YouTube of the day

    That was really interesting.
    The canal explanation.
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    Re: Free, Free,, Free !

    So,, Shelley got on her plane at 1:30, and should be in Houston. I haven't heard anything, which probably means that her Tigo plan doesn't roam in US. She can WhatsApp anywhere she has wifi ,...
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    Re: Google News, April 21, 2021

    Someone was asking about PETRONIC,, apparently they are still in "business".

    The Petronic on the Calle central in Estelí has been named "Rapidipito"

    When you own the country, you have...
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    Free, Free,, Free !

    The lab at Liberia airport sent a taxi to pick up Shelley, showed up at her hotel at 6:30 AM

    They gave her the COVID test for free,, she claims. I'm skeptical, she may have paid for it online...
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    Re: 2021 - Fresh crap...

    One other thing, Honduras requires a PreChequeo, do it on your phone and they respond with an email to show immigration. Free, easy.
    Nicaragua might require a 'Solicitud" for you. They will do...
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    Re: 2021 - Fresh crap...

    Hard to drive at night through either Guate or Honduras. We do it ,, but it's very stressful. Potholes, other road damage,
    Make sure your phone service supports Google Maps,, you can get a...
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    Re: 2021 - Fresh crap...

    Cheese is going north? No one bothers you going north except Mexico. Oddly, going south they are easy.

    Our $29 Covid test from one of the brand name pharmacies got us through Guatemala, ...
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    Re: Renewing my tourist visa

    Shelley is off,, intonthe waiting arms of the Conejo.

    He's looking old, not running everywhere as he used to.
    This last year has been hard on a lot of people for a lot of reasons.

    I did...
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    Re: Renewing my tourist visa

    "There are no Spirit flights into Liberia."

    I'm a cheap SOB, although not a Spirit fan.
    For Shelley, the closest she could have got was Phoenix after a cross country from Lauderdale.

    For us,...
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    All Quiet on the Southern Front

    Pic of the carretera norte Tuesday at 9AM

    Supposedly a protest,, "Quedar en Casa" today and tomorrow.

    No one is honking either.
    It's surreal, like a dream.
    So quiet.
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    Re: Renewing my tourist visa

    Despite the full parking lot, no one here at the Airport X Just staff. Sign on counter claims breakfast from 4AM (or dinner for one of those late arriving Spirit flights)

    Receptionist up...
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    Re: Renewing my tourist visa

    It was the Petronic chain they owned. They couldn't take credit cards for a while, don't know now.

    Almost all have been renamed.

    Uno is Honduran, Puma I understand is the current source...
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    Re: tigo/movistar in CR

    If Tigo works as well in CR as it did for us in Honduras, Guatemala, and Mexico,, you will be in great shape.

    Actually , Tigo worked better OUT of the country than in Nicaragua.

    As a...
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    Re: Renewing my tourist visa

    We finally completed the entire process, Shelley has the magic QR code, so should be good to go.They accepted 3 days , $33 and cambio for the insurance.

    Airport X has the bunkhouse open again...
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    Re: Renewing my tourist visa

    "A couple of my friends in Estelí are getting vaccinated,, in their 30's, he's a dentist.
    One Ex-pat is supposedly getting it,, older. Tomorrow or the next day.
    NOT the Sputnik vaccine, Astra...
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    Re: YouTube of the day

    damn,, I had two of those during my baja days. inline 6 with huge torque. one blue like the pic, one white.

    NOT great on gas but mex gas was pretty cheap way back then. I pulled the head once...
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    Re: Renewing my tourist visa

    one thing that is making is nervous is the insurance asks where you are traveling from and there is only one choice in the dropdown,, US

    they want your residency as well.
    I'll spend some more...
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    Re: Renewing my tourist visa

    Results matter,,, The rest is just details :)

    Ten cords for a pee, what's the world coming to ?
    Some Sandi must have the concession; the brother of the guy who has the Covid test...
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    Re: Thoughts on the current Pandemic

    When this is all over perhaps someone will explain the anomalies.

    I don't have the internet bandwidth nor the time available at the moment to attempt a grasp of what is really happening.

    I DO...
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    Re: 2021 - Fresh crap...

    KWP - I may hit you up for your preferred quick route - I think we want to drive down in a week time scale, maybe stay for 2 or 3 weeks and then drive back.


    Really, if you stay on the toll...
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    Re: Thoughts on the current Pandemic

    We've been re-doing a lot of fence, and have stumbled across two snakes.
    My preference is to leave them alone. They eat rats which I hate more than snakes.

    The Nicaraguans however chop them...
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    Re: Up-to-date travel info

    Lots of ways to skin the border cat. A couple of times I drove middle of the night, no traffic,, Any transito is asleep[, fast trip, and then just parked directly in front of the border gate. ...
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    Re: Thoughts on the current Pandemic

    I just don't see the Covid activity here.

    Maybe I'm missing something.
    Still need a mask to get into La Colonia and Pali, but most other places no one wears a mask anymore.

    Is anyone still...
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    Re: Up-to-date travel info

    Bogus information abounds.

    We entered and left Mexico at Tapachula despite the border being closed.
    One thing is true in Mexico: the big stores can no longer offer you a plastic bag to put...
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    Re: Up-to-date travel info

    Deldu directly from Penas Blancas to San Jose,, $8, or Pulmitan to the depot in Liberia, regular service to San Jose, nice buses.
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