Adventure and Fun in Nicaragua

by Nomad on March 10, 2014

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Join us in conjunction with Out Of The Blue Adventures for this epic tour of Central Americas Most Exciting Natural Destination for Adventure, Granada, Nicaragua.  Granada is a beautiful colonial town nestled on Lake Nicaragua near the the Mombacho Volcano.

Granada

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Spinning Tha Globe

by Nomad on July 31, 2013

A story of what happens when Carmen San Diego Hits Waldo Over the Head.

tha seasoned traveler (ankh)

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Take a look at this Story

by Nomad on May 11, 2013

Great Travel Story Check it out.  Travel Love Story

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Happy Earth Day

by Nomad on April 22, 2013

Mama Earth We Love You #TreadLightly

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Flying on the Wings

by Nomad on April 17, 2013

It is so funny how I am able to find the Irony in things.

So rather than having to push someone off the building (because I’m not jumping), decided to prepare for a trip to Find Paradise.

Then I’m stopped in my tracks as I realize my Passport only has 3 places left for stamps.  Oh no some countries will not allow you entry with less than two pages.  So I was looking for a way do a quick turn around for adding pages.  I feel like I should get a some kinda of a badge or trophy for finishing my Passport Book :-)  Hence the Name of the Website… I’m Just Saying.

So perfect that there is a passport office in Dallas about 3 blocks form my hotel. Thats great because if you havent been to Dallas keep in mind it could take you 2 days to drive from one part of DFW area to the other.

So you only visit the passport office by appointment if you have evidence of a departure that is less that 2 weeks away.  Passport Office Appointments

I have 3 days so lets be snappy.

The lady says Sir why don’t you get a new passport,  :-(  I like my Old Model Passport, with no chip).

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Kinda took a piece away from me and broke my heart when they stamped it with holes no longer for use :-(

So I need to work on filling up the new one with adventures. I am up for this challenge.

So this is where this story starts -

On the way back from the Passport, I notice a park next to my Hotel, the Fabulous Joule Dallas

This is the park that is within the same view of my room.  Even with unusually cold weather I stopped to take in the park, and noticed a large stone block with an inscription about the park.  This park is dedicated to Pegasus which is also the avatar of the city of Dallas.

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Story of Pegasus

Where ever Pegasus, (a winged horse created by Medusa) would touch the ground Nine Muses would bring creativity, celebration and a Spring Water Well would appear in that spot.

Back in High School, I remember protesting European Literature  Class because I wanted to read more worldly peices.  My teacher who became one of my favorite instructors and a friend,  (Mr. Ed Webbely) explained to me that weather I like it or not it would be powerful to intelligently argue my points.  I agreed and took the course and grew to enjoy Beowulf, Illiad and the Oddessy as well as many other great readings.

I found this story of Pegasus interesting as I thought about flying and how much time I spend in the air. I love a life in the clouds.  At some point I should try to calculate the hours.

Hi Life

I also noticed that this is the same view I see looking down from my guest room. I enjoyed the view of the city and the park but found that I enjoyed it even more after knowing the signifance.

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My Room 2nd down from the left, right between these columns.

As I started to take photos of the park something even more ironic happened, by mistake the iPhone camera was facing me rather than what I was trying to take a photo of.  When I notice the shirt I was wearing low and behold I’m wearing a shirt with wings.  I had to laugh at this, an on looker glanced as if I was a mad man.  I found it so funny that it was like myself and my day was all tied into this park.

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Take a look at my photos and remember to stop and consider your surroundings.

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An Eternal Spring

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I like and use Crystals

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Just some Vino,  Pinot Noir is my fav

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Join Me!

Thank you for reading about my Journey.  Please leave comments and click on the links to see some of the things I spoke about.

tha seasoned traveler (ankh)

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