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Telica Roars in Nicaragua

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Telica Roars in Nicaragua Now and then, we come across a place that is so awe inspiring it brings back your entire lifetime in front of you. It reminds you of every choice you made and every decision you took. It convinces you that when you arrived at various crossroads of life, you chose one […]

Nicaragua:Unexpected places the truth hides

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Sitting on a beach is perhaps the most stereotypical place to ‘find yourself’ but my experience was a little different. Yes it was a ‘tropical’ beach with white sand and clear warm waters in Mexico but it represented to me everything I didn’t want and everything I wanted to be free from. Hundreds of burnt […]

Proceso de Lucha Insurreccional por la Liberación de Nicaragua

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While in Nicaragua in November, George and Lisa met Marcelo at the Museum of the Revolution in Leon. We interviewed him and invited him to share stories of fighting as a youth for freedom. Here is his story in his own words. We hope to publish a translation soon and to have many more stories […]

Nicaragua: The Shores of Playa Tupilapa

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We could never get there fast enough. I still feel that way, even today. We had to make the sandwiches, tuna fish on sliced sourdough. The canned tuna had to be mixed with the right ratio of mayonnaise, finely chopped red onion and dill pickle relish. Always dill relish, never sweet. My mom didn’t like […]

Navigating NYC & Nicaragua

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We Said Go Travel Latest News: Navigating NYC & Nicaragua Our third and final country for Central America is Nicaragua. After two weeks in Panama, 10 days in Costa Rica and a few weeks in Nicaragua, we are on our way back to Malaysia. Being able to speak Spanish and communicate easily has been extremely […]

A Gift from Nicaragua

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Last year, around this time I wrote an article about an experience I had when I traveled to Granada, Nicaragua in 2011. I remember the positive and negative feedback that I received from some of the readers. I wrote the article to inspired individuals to observe the similarities that some Americans have with some Nicaraguans. […]

Wishing for Advice on Traveling?

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Taylor from US City Traveler asked us and 33 other travel bloggers: What’s the one thing you wish you’d known before you started traveling? Enjoy the article for great advice from many travelers from all over the planet. CHECK OUT THE EASY DOES IT SECTION for our answers! 6. George: “How easy it was to travel independently.” Lisa: “Before […]

Writing: a 21st Century Requirement? Enter Now in our Gratitude Travel Writing Contest

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Is Writing a 21st century Requirement? Enter our Gratitude Travel Writing Contest until Nov 28. My favorite part of publishing travels stories on We Said Go Travel is getting to cybermeet people from all over our planet. I love stories about honeymooning in Murree, Pakistan or a first solo travel in South East Asia, when […]

The 1972 Managua Earthquake: A City Destroyed

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  In 1972 an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 struck Nicaragua and destroyed its capital city, Managua.  The events following this devastating natural disaster contributed greatly to the Sandinista Revolution a few years later.  I visited Nicaragua at the beginning of the civil war.  My first inkling of trouble occurred at the border, where […]