Snapshots: Leon, Nicaragua
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Who needs a pick-up truck?
Whether vehicles are new or used they are very expensive.
Mother Statue in San Juan Park
Cuajada (Typical Nicaraguan Cheese)
There is definitely no shortage of knock off clothing in Leon. Abercrombie & Fitch, Aeropostale or Hollister – take your pick!
Our 2nd attempt at baking caramel flan in Nica.
San Juan Veterinary
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.
Catedral de Leon
My Favorite? Pan de Chocolate!
Sometimes we get lucky and 1 of 4 movies is playing in English.
This shot was taken at El Alamo our favourite rooftop bar in Leon.
Teatro Municipal de Leon
A membership at one of the better gyms in Leon costs just $15 per month.
Hard at work even though Mass was taking place.
Just a regular clothing store; NOT a lingerie shop.
How many tacky tourist trinkets can you fit in YOUR suitcase?
Cold Tona at Tip Top
The seeds of the cacao plant are used to make cocoa powder and chocolate.
Fruits and vegetables are very inexpensive and taste so much better here.
Homemade fries, ketchup, mayonnaise and finely diced raw onions. You can order this dish at Via Via.
Posted on February 8, 2012, in Sights & Activities and tagged Catedral de Leon, cocoa, cuajada, ferreteria, Leon, pan de chocolate, Poneloya, shampoo ginger, snapshots, sunset, tacky tourist trinkets, Teatro Municipal de Leon, tienda, Tip Top. Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.