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    Re: R.I.P. Mr Dog

    sorry to hear this. he was a great looking dog and I know from reading your posts, he a fine companion as well.
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    Re: The problem with being a Dictator

    This road show will continue. The big picture now though is will Hugo be Be to be able BS his way through the next 6 years. I think it will end badly for everyone in Venezuela. But then again I...
  3. Thread: Crickets?

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    Re: Crickets?

    it's a cicada then? or just a cricket?
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    Re: Crazy ass day

    He sounds like he was a very nice person. You should show up to the funeral. Better to spend an hour or so uncomfortable in a church than spend spend several hours laying awake at night second...
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    Re: Nicaragua on the "Freedom Index"

    i normally think these lists are a little crazy and paid for advertising but this one is kinda cool. Without getting political (or too political) I have found most countries that I have visited that...
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    Re: La Vida es Bella

    By the way, enjoy the stories and not trying to sound like a dink, but twice in one night? If you wouldn't mind informing us which area you were in I will try to avoid it.
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    Re: La Vida es Bella

    Mugged twice in one night might be some kind of a record?
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    Re: I Hate Thieves.

    You could use her as a guard dog. would definitely scare anyone away.
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    Re: I Hate Thieves.

    you really need to have your own reality TV show. It could be a cross between an actual cooking show and a wild west version of survivor, along with a little bit of animal kingdom thrown in. Would be...
  10. Thread: Rain Come

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    Re: Rain Come

    Farming north of P.A. doesn't leave many choices. Henribourg?
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    Re: I love the municipal elections

    Why not tell them what they want to hear and then vote whichever way you want to?
  12. Thread: Need ideas

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    Re: Need ideas

    Thanks for the comments and link. After reading the wiki, not sure i want to go now. If there are charters from Montreal it has to mean the place is full of cheap all inclusive hotels, and everything...
  13. Thread: Need ideas

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    Re: Need ideas

    Thanks Bill. Will try your suggestions.
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    Re: Need ideas

    this is off topic I know, but since the thread is heading that way... Is there a way to get from Corn Island, or even Managua, direct to San Andres, or do you have to depart from Colombia? Always...
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    Re: Anybody get a package lately?

    "Hey I know you are the Grain Man, you know about Sesame? They grow plenty here, yet to see any but it seems to be an up and coming crop in Nicaragua."

    Yes, Nicaragua is known as an exporter of...
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    Re: Anybody get a package lately?

    perhaps the most famous "introduced" weed in North America is the wild oat - thank you Europe. I would say that one weed has cost N. American farmers literally bilions of dollars in lost yield and...
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    Re: Anybody get a package lately?

    This is an interesting subject and one which i actually know something about, having worked in the seed industry for many years. Every country will have a list of banned seeds that they will not let...
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    Re: 33 years and Gridlock

    how do i start a new thread? Sorry, i am a dumb ass.
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    Re: Taxis from the Airport

    you probably have a better chance of getting run over walking than getting robbed by a taxi driver. i have taken dozens of taxi's in Managua at all times of the day and night and the only time i felt...
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    Re: Dengue in Nicaragua

    Thanks for the explanation. i have been reading some news reports from other C.A. & S.A. locales and sounds like Dengue is worse this year than others for some reason. Living in Canada we have to put...
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    Re: Costena's New Planes

    last time i was flying from Managua to Corn Island and exiting the terminal i noticed they had not loaded my suitcase on the baggage cart. I could see it sitting off on its own against the wall. I...
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    Re: Dengue in Nicaragua

    "Next time I will look for a different medicine, meanwhile I rarely eat in restaurants anymore and I solarize my drinking water."

    I was under the impression it could only be spread by mosquito...
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    Re: Dengue in Nicaragua

    so how do you distinguish between Dengue and a a run of the mill nasty flu? Are there specific symptoms?
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    Re: Dengue in Nicaragua

    i have came back from travelling in Nicaragua and been so sick i was sure i was going to die. always put it down to burning the candle at both ends or some strange flu i had picked up on the airplane...
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    Re: My Friend Fredo

    there is a really good article about crime in Nicaragua - actually a couple of articles and a video - on the web site insightcrime.org Interesting reading
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