Nicaragua: Almost Robbed in Granada

It was hot as balls. I was sweating before I left the air-conditioned car. It was our first day in Nicaragua, and so far we’d made it safely out of the city of Managua to our one planned stop before the beach: Granada, a city known for its colonial architecture. Since we’d flown a redeye, […]

Nicaragua: Shots from the Road

The international airport in Managua, capitol city of Nicaragua, has one runway. After we landed, the pilot pulled a U-turn and taxied back to the terminal. Kirk and I packed light. Only carry-ons; a laptop on which to dump GoPro footage, a Kindle, and an iPhone each. Clothing, too, but it was our electronics, and […]

Nicaragua: Beach

Kirk turned 30 this year. His birthday wish? A surf trip to Nicaragua. The color images are of the surf break Panga Drops. We walked about 10 minutes from our casita at Hacienda Iguana up the beach to get to this spot. I took these shots before and after Kirk’s second surf session. I love […]

Two Gringos Go Surfing

I woke up with a hangover. At least it felt like one. Though I’m no biology buff, it shouldn’t take my liver 12 hours to metabolize the alcohol from two (rather girly) drinks from the night before. Maybe it was dehydration. Or lack of exercise. An omega-3/omega-6 imbalance? Rolling out of the wrong side of the bed. The […]