Snapshots: Leon, Nicaragua
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There is definitely no shortage of knock off clothing in Leon. Abercrombie & Fitch, Aeropostale or Hollister – take your pick!
Catedral de Leon
Mother Statue in San Juan Park
Whether vehicles are new or used they are very expensive.
The seeds of the cacao plant are used to make cocoa powder and chocolate.
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.
Cuajada (Typical Nicaraguan Cheese)
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.
Homemade fries, ketchup, mayonnaise and finely diced raw onions. You can order this dish at Via Via.
Cold Tona at Tip Top
A membership at one of the better gyms in Leon costs just $15 per month.
Who needs a pick-up truck?
San Juan Veterinary
Hard at work even though Mass was taking place.
Teatro Municipal de Leon
Fruits and vegetables are very inexpensive and taste so much better here.
How many tacky tourist trinkets can you fit in YOUR suitcase?
My Favorite? Pan de Chocolate!
Our 2nd attempt at baking caramel flan in Nica.
Just a regular clothing store; NOT a lingerie shop.
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.