Let’s Get Real about Garbage in Nicaragua


“To know our refuse is to know ourselves. We mark our own trail from past to present with what we’ve used and consumed, fondled, rejected, outgrown.”
― Jane Avrich

 

Basura…garbage…it is one of the first things most tourists see and comment on when visiting Nicaragua. A Google search “garbage in Nicaragua” led to more than one million hits!  We still have a long way to go, but I have seen many positive changes in Nicaragua in the area of waste management.

Let’s Get Real about Garbage in Nicaragua

1. Recycling

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Signs of Nicaragua


You know you’re in Nicaragua, when you see signs like this….

Gotta find the baño quickly?
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You can take your cell phone with you to the women’s room.

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Maybe you need a haircut?

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A Walk Through the Black Jungle


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My pictures don’t do justice to the Selva Negra Coffee Estate. I felt as if I was transported into the Bavarian countryside. Everything about this visit was magical. Plus, I slept snuggled under two heavy blankets…in Nicaragua! What a treat!