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    Re: Old Dichos Never Die

    I didn't know that definition of fundillo. I use "fondo" often to talk about the bottom of something (a tube or a barrel) or also to reference the background in a photo, "Alla en el fondo." I...
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    Re: Looking for a cheap nature "retreat"

    You can get an inexpensive room in Moyogalpa or Altagracia on Omepete for very little. I rented by the month, and I paid around $120 while I was there. These are cities (as opposed to remote cabins...
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    Re: Looking for a cheap nature "retreat"

    I vouch for the Boom Cabin. The cabin itself is nothing special, but there is no beating the location. I posted three articles (with pictures) about the days that I spent there.
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    Re: YouTube of the day

    I'm on board with what you said with the exception of this bit about higher CO2 levels not boding well for the life forms that inhabited the earth at that time: source needed.

    My geological...
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    Re: Save El Porton Verde (and my son!)

    I thought that there was a passable road (of sorts) from Bramadero to Robledal. I remember seeing the turn off when I walked by Bramadero on my way back from Yali, and I saw it from the Robledal end...
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    Re: S#!t people from SJDS say....

    Every other Nicaragua that I talk to tells me about a local fruit or herbal food supplement or cure. With sure a large number of tropical fruits and plants so readily available (and inexpensive), I...
  7. Thread: Anniversary

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    Re: Anniversary

    My inner pendulum is swinging back towards Nicaragua. Every other time this has happened, I've gone ahead and traveled back to Nicaragua for a year or two--walking around back roads and working on...
  8. Thread: A bit of spin

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    Re: A bit of spin

    The prevailing opinion of leftists is that anyone to the right of them is a racist. I would also love to see a survey done with a lie detector (as you propose), but I believe that the result would...
  9. Thread: Matagalpa

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    Re: Matagalpa

    Wouldn't that be Sebaco? I don't remember Esteli being a big onion town.
  10. Thread: Matagalpa

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    Re: Matagalpa

    That is sage advice.

    My two muggings happened in Managua in the middle of the night (barrios Boer and Mirna Urgarte--in front of the old hospital Velez Paiz), and I was attacked by a drugged out...
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    Re: Manuel Guillén's cartoons 2019

    And I was stuck by "como" meaning "I eat."

    So, I guess that sentence (Nada como pato) could just as easily mean, "Nothing eats a gay guy."

    :)

    Homophones indeed.
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    Re: Lodo, Polvo y Moscas

    This is the most disturbing simile that I've heard in a long time. :hurl:
  13. Thread: Emigration

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    Re: Emigration

    I have a friend from Carazo who is currently in Spain looking for work. She hasn't had any luck yet...
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    Re: Lodo, Polvo y Moscas

    :lmao: I had those little bitey ones. Either they inject venom when they bite, or else I'm allergic to them--or more likely it's both. I killed my fair share of them when I was on your farm.
  15. Thread: No Ortega?

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    Re: No Ortega?

    I'm glad that the touristy areas are still tame.

    Reading your response, it occurs to me that what I saw in Managua in April and May may have been restricted to Managua. I assumed that what I was...
  16. Thread: No Ortega?

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    Re: No Ortega?

    There are a certain number of Nicaraguans who are anti-gringo, but this is nothing new. In my experience, they are a minority. I ran into them in 1996 (my first trip to Nicaragua), and I've run...
  17. Thread: No Ortega?

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    Re: No Ortega?

    To be fair to us "lemmings", not all of us were scared off by the Western press. My experience walking the streets of Nicaragua alone (especially in Managua) is probably far removed from the...
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    Re: Getting Exciting: Three Bombs in Estelí

    When you say "bombs", what exactly do you mean? I'm used to explosions in Nicaragua in the form of mortar rounds and firecrackers and such... Were these larger than that?

    ...I found this...
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    Re: Tax code changes for Jan 24

    :cheers:
  20. Thread: Question.....

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    Re: Question.....

    I agree, and I did not mean to suggest that the United States is an exception to what I said. The US has been in bed with socialism for a long time. Woodrow Wilson and Franklin Roosevelt both made...
  21. Thread: Question.....

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    Re: Question.....

    I enjoy communication via the written word, and so this has been a pleasurable and productive interaction for me. Despite not having met you (or most people on TRN), I feel as though I have--thanks...
  22. Thread: Question.....

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    Re: Question.....

    The conversation surrounding capitalism and socialism should not be about caring (or not caring) for those who cannot care for themselves. I understand that those who support socialism like to claim...
  23. Thread: Question.....

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    Re: Question.....

    Norway doesn't prove what pro-socialist types think that it proves. Norway became rich through capitalism and a limited government. After they got wealthy, they got stupid (as is often the pattern)...
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    Re: Granada: The New Reality

    Oh yes. I share this fatal flaw. I will spend hours looking and go miles out of my way to find a bargain.
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    Re: Pork Butts and Mud Hut Girls

    Pork butt makes even the darkest day a little brighter. :)
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