Sunset on Playa Gigante

Trouble in Paradise: A Home Invasion Robbery

It was dark in the hallway, I heard a crash thinking it was the sound of a window shutter slamming. There were lights dancing...
Fisher Village, El Gigante, Nicaragua, Central America, Travel Photography, Fishing, Fishing Boats

Stimulating the Senses in Nicaragua

A Homestay Experience in a Small Fisher Village on the Nicaraguan Coast My days begin with a cacophony of animal sounds; roosters belting out...
A Stork Stands Silently

On Trust & Traveling & Treasure Making

How to Trust While Traveling: Trust Yourself Part I ~ Friendship I thought about trust a lot the other day. I was on my...
Sunset with Corn Stalks

A Nicaraguan Pirate Story

  Part I: The Introduction He filled the doorway and peered down at me with eyes the color of the deep blue sea. “You...
Trappers Cabin in Missoula

Hobbit Houses & Garden Glimmers

When Joe and Karen Smith first discovered their property along the Rattlesnake Creek, they were not looking for anything new. It was 1999 and...
Whisps

The Gardens of Granada, Nicaragua

I have discovered the secret to living in Granada, Nicaragua. You have to go inside to get outside. The gardens are on the inside....
Man_Walking

Street Scenes from the Casco Viejo, Panama

A wanderer and a walker, I fell for the pedestrian friendly part of Panama City. I woke early, I wandered until night, watching the...
25 meter Pool

Casa Yalula ~ The Pool House of Granada

Advice to other homeowners: Know enough to stick to YOUR vision. You know what you love and you know what is right for you...
Round House Sunlight

The Hidden Garden of Wellness, Costa Rica

In the pueblo of Puerto Viejo, the Hidden Garden Wellness Center is better known to many as the ‘Round House’ or Rachel’s House. Rachel...
Glass Bottle Headboard

The Glass Cottage of Las Lajas, Panama

A Bed and Breakfast offers a colorful option: a cottage built from recycled glass Erika and Fabio first came to Panama in 2009 with...