Nandaime, Nicaragua -- Rest and Recreation

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Photo courtesy Christina Thompson DMD
After a hard week on their feet, the NEVOSH group headed South to beautiful San Juan del Sur.  We stayed for a couple of days at Pelican Eyes resort, Piedras y Olas.  (Rocks and Waves)  It is known locally as Pelicano.

It is a beautiful new resort complex that strives to do good things with the tourist dollars that it brings in.  The resort serves as a rescue facility for various types of animals.  The place crawls with graceful Nicaraguan cats.  They have a veterinary staff on hand that looks after the menagerie of monkeys, guineas, ducks, cats, and a boar.  The Jean Brugger foundation also uses some of the proceeds from the resort to assist in education and development of Nicaraguan children.  It is a little awkward to stay in such a beautiful resort, when most of the locals cannot afford to visit it.  The fact that Pelican Eyes gives back to the community makes this a little easier to deal with.

The view over the bay at San Juan is spectacular.  The fishing nearby can be spectacular.  There are great surf spots to the North and South. 

If you go, try the lobster bisque and the ceviche.  Ceviche is a dish of raw seafood marinated in lime juice and spices.  The lime serves to "cook" the seafood without heat. 

2008 Rest and Recreation Photo Gallery
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NEVOSH trips:
2012 Panama & Tennessee
2010 Nueva Esperanza
2009 Nueva Esperanza
2008 Nandaime, Nicaragua
2007 Monimbo, Nicaragua
2006 Nandasmo, Nicaragua
2005 Catarina, Nicaragua
2005 Mus, Turkey
2004 Nindiri, Nicaragua
2003 Jinotepe, Nicaragua
2002 Ticuantepe, Nicaragua
2001 Monimbo, Nicaragua
2000 La Concepción, Nicaragua
1999 Masatepe, Nicaragua
1998 Niquinohomo, Nicaragua
1997 Lake Yohoa, Honduras
1996 Jutiapa, Honduras
1995 Omoa, Honduras
1994 Vera Paz, Guatemala
1993 Coatepeque, Guatemala
1993 Salama, Guatemala
1992 Chimeltenango, Guatemala
1991 Chichicastenango, Guatemala
1990 Comayagua, Honduras
1989 San Manuel, Honduras
1988 Omoa, Honduras
1987 S
anta Rosa, Honduras

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2012 Panama & Tennessee | 2010 Nueva Esperanza | 2009 Nueva Esperanza | 2008 Nandaime | 2007 Monimbo | 2006 Nandasmo | 2005 Catarina | 2005 Mus | 2004 Nindiri | 2003 Jinotepe | 2002 Ticuantepe | 2001 Monimbo | 2000 La Concepción | 1999 Masatepe | 1998 Niquinohomo | 1997 Lake Yohoa | 1996 Jutiapa | 1995 Omoa | 1994 Vera Paz | 1993 Coatepeque | 1993 Salama | 1992 Chimeltenango | 1991 Chichicastenango | 1990 Comayagua | 1989 San Manuel | 1988 Omoa | 1987 Santa Rosa

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