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Catedral de Leon
Whether vehicles are new or used they are very expensive.
Who needs a pick-up truck?
A membership at one of the better gyms in Leon costs just $15 per month.
Hard at work even though Mass was taking place.
Fruits and vegetables are very inexpensive and taste so much better here.
Just a regular clothing store; NOT a lingerie shop.
Cuajada (Typical Nicaraguan Cheese)
San Juan Veterinary
This shot was taken at El Alamo our favourite rooftop bar in Leon.
Cold Tona at Tip Top
Our 2nd attempt at baking caramel flan in Nica.
Sometimes we get lucky and 1 of 4 movies is playing in English.
PINE CONE GINGER: This plant is most widely known around the world as the “Shampoo Ginger” for the milky substance in the cones, and it is in fact used as a shampoo in Asia and Hawaii, and as an ingredient in several commercial shampoos.
How many tacky tourist trinkets can you fit in YOUR suitcase?
Mother Statue in San Juan Park
POUTINE “Nicaraguan Style”: Via Via, León, Nicaragua
Teatro Municipal de Leon
CACAO: The seeds of the cacao plant are used to make cocoa powder and chocolate.
There is definitely no shortage of knock off clothing in Leon. Abercrombie & Fitch, Aeropostale or Hollister – take your pick!
Hey there! We're Gordon and Elisha -- a Canadian couple who is living and loving life in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. Together we created this blog so we could share our Nicaraguan expat experience with you.