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Hanging out in Gigante

Gigante is the kind of place I could end up hanging around for a while. It’s beautiful, for one: a crescent of beach curves around a bay, with a rickety dirt path leading to a longer, windswept beach known for … Continue reading

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What’s 12 Hours to Four and a Half Months?

“Chinandega! Chinandega! Chinandega!” The woman with the caramel colored skin and unnaturally tawny hair was yelling the destination of the minibus with a vigor I couldn’t help but admire as I stood in the center of the dusty market, chickens … Continue reading

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