My Life In Granada, Nicaragua

Funerals in Granada, Nicaragua

Funeral carriage and procession in Granada Nicaragua – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingIn Granada, Nicaragua, funerals are a whole different event.
As you can see in the first picture, behind a wood and glass carriage led by two horses, there is a driver dressed in black or white with a pale and sad face, many flowers around the carriage and a sea of people behind ... the grieving family, and friends accompanying them in their pain.
It is a tradition at funerals to be with the grieving family from their home or a church to the final resting place at...

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Reading, Writing and Reinvention in Granada, Nicaragua

To take a line from his own newsletter, Nica Nuggets, for and about the expats of Granada, Nicaragua, Darrell Bushnell is as busy as a one-legged rooster in a three-story hen house. Jet Metier talks to the man who mesmerizes her with his tales of his life in the land of fresh water sharks and steaming volcanoes.  Darrell Bushnell Nica Nuggets horse and cart Granada – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Living
Jet Metier: How are you Darrell? How are Amy and the dogs? I like to think of you starting the morning doing something wonderful and unique...

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Mombacho Puro (Cigar) Party, Nicaragua

Kent Payne at annual cigar party in Granada, Nicaragua – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingWhile I'm not a big cigar user, I like to visit one of the newest attractions in Nicaragua.  We have, in the years past, driven all the way to Esteli to purchase cigars for resale or for gifts to my golf buddies back in the states.  And my son Josh gets some real mileage when he produces a handful of freshly rolled Nicaraguan tobacco to his golf friends. So I'm always on the hunt for new product.
I didn't remember that the weekend that I was...

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