Impressions, Of Nicaragua

Impressionistic View Of Pickup Truck
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Almost an impressionistic view of a pickup truck pulling out of a farm alongside the highway. The woman had just said goodbye, and one person rode in the bed of the truck.


Impressions of Nicaragua   •  Outside Granada, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Friday 30 March 2011)   •  (Photo taken 16:44:16 Monday 14 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_0575
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Man Slowly Sauntered Across The Road
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Here a man was slowly sauntering across the road, perhaps to the small store on the corner opposite.


Impressions of Nicaragua   •  Outside Granada, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Friday 30 March 2011)   •  (Photo taken 16:44:38 Monday 14 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_0576
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Motorcycle Sped Past New Cars For Sale
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A motorcycle on the highway sped past a new car lot beside the road. The financial situation in the country must be improving if there are new cars for sale.


Impressions of Nicaragua   •  Road from Managua to León   •  (Photo posted Friday 30 March 2011)   •  (Photo taken 10:40:47 Wednesday 16 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_0842
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Cows Grazed Everywhere Beside Roads
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Symbolic of cows that grazed beside the road everywhere throughout the country.


Impressions of Nicaragua   •  Road from Managua to León   •  (Photo posted Friday 30 March 2011)   •  (Photo taken 11:02:53 Wednesday 16 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_0884
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Kids Waited On A Horse Cart
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Two kids waited on a horse drawn cart that was parked beside the road. Perhaps their parents were buying something off camera.


Impressions of Nicaragua   •  Road from Managua to León   •  (Photo posted Friday 30 March 2011)   •  (Photo taken 11:06:40 Wednesday 16 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_0887
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Rain Slick Street At Night
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The town of León during a rain storm at night. This shot was taken from the protection of a restaurant.


Impressions of Nicaragua   •  León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Friday 30 March 2011)   •  (Photo taken 18:42:10 Wednesday 16 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_0980
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Cattle Egrets And Trash Alongside Road
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Here cattle egrets rooted around trash discarded alongside the road. We passed many such places where trash littered the roadside but only this one with cattle egrets.


Impressions of Nicaragua   •  León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Friday 30 March 2011)   •  (Photo taken 15:31:01 Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1317
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Lion In Front Of Cathedral
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In front of the cathedral internal link were two massive statues of lions. This was the one to the left of the door when facing the entrance.


Impressions of Nicaragua   •  Bacílica Catedral de La Asunción   •  León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Friday 30 March 2011)   •  (Photo taken 16:18:37 Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1424
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More Cattle Grazing
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The presence of cattle grazing alongside the roadway was so common throughout Nicaragua, that we had to include another shot showing that.


Impressions of Nicaragua   •  León, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Friday 30 March 2011)   •  (Photo taken 08:45:34 Friday 18 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1554
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A New School About To Open
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A brand new school had just completed construction and was being painted with logos, signs, and contact information.


Impressions of Nicaragua   •  On the road from León to Ometepe, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Friday 30 March 2011)   •  (Photo taken 09:28:37 Friday 18 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1609
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Vendors Sold Sun Glasses
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A common site at gas stations were men selling sun glasses off a display carried on the back. Here he held a sample in his left hand ready to offer to an interested customer.


Impressions of Nicaragua   •  On the road from León to Ometepe, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Friday 30 March 2011)   •  (Photo taken 09:49:18 Friday 18 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1639
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Show Being Set Up
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The "Seguimos Cambiando Nicaragua" (We [are] Changing Nicaragua) show was just being set up, a Christian, socialist organization.


Impressions of Nicaragua   •  On the road from León to Ometepe, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Friday 30 March 2011)   •  (Photo taken 10:51:04 Friday 18 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1691
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Auto Repair Shop
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An auto repair shop found alongside the road just outside San Juan del Sur.


Impressions of Nicaragua   •  Road from San Juan del Sur to Hermosa Beach   •  (Photo posted Friday 30 March 2011)   •  (Photo taken 08:41:38 Tuesday 22 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_2595
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Cattle By Small Farmhouse
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Cattle grazed alongside a modest farmhouse. Note the TV antenna.


Impressions of Nicaragua   •  Road from San Juan del Sur to The Farm   •  (Photo posted Friday 30 March 2011)   •  (Photo taken 09:34:51 Wednesday 23 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_2737
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Few People During A Heavy Rain
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Few people were out that early evening during a heavy rain. Just two people in the distance hot footing it toward shelter.


Impressions of Nicaragua   •  Granada, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Friday 30 March 2011)   •  (Photo taken 16:34:30 Friday 25 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_0833
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A Banner Over A Road
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The banner read:

Arnoldo Presidente
Empleos Ya
Sumate al plc Casilla 1 PLC
Which loosely translates as:
President Arnoldo
With Jobs
Join at PO Box 1, Casilla


Impressions of Nicaragua   •  Granada, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Friday 30 March 2011)   •  (Photo taken 16:49:47 Friday 25 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1564
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