Thursday, May 4, 2017

Report #124 Corinto, Nicaragua May 3, 2017 Wednesday Partly cloudy & 92 degrees Part #2 Of 3 88 Pictures

More pictures of our day in Corinto……

 

 

 

Pastels colors, even the cars

 

DVD's for sale

 

Assorted veggies and fruit

 

The only two story house in town

 

Corner store

 

Best way to get around this small town

 

Even the local ladies use this transport

 

A row of shops

 

Tip Top?

 

Cooking outdoors – the BBQ chicken smelled good

 

Bubble tea sold here

 

He was selling something

 

A tiled sidewalk

 

Cobbled streets

 

Side streets were basically empty

 

Knick-knack store

 

Produce and other stuff

 

Produce "melting" in the heat of the day

 

Great colors

 

This street was closed to car traffic

 

Clothes shop

 

A very nice home here

 

Locally-made furniture

 

A government building being re-modeled

 

Outer part of town was quiet

 

Highest-end clothing

 

Too hot to shop

 

Look at that hair do – must be extensions

 

One way to dry your clothes

 

Every window is barred

 

Every entrance is locked

 

Some are stores, others homes

 

Homes that share a common courtyard in the back

 

Most all the locals were watching TV soccer

 

Good way to spend the day here…..watch TV with a big fan blowing

 

Bright paint helps

 

Walking towards the restaurant, we think

 

Nicely done

 

Deserted at noon

 

We heard today was a local holiday

 

Many shops closed too

 

Schools were closed

 

Where is everybody?

 

Few cars here

 

A row of housing

 

Fancy fence

 

Maybe everyone is at work or in the central park

 

Nicer homes

 

There may be a stable behind these doors

 

Saw evidence of donkey droppings

 

Open-air

 

Thank goodness for the trees

 

So quiet

 

Cool colors

 

Signs of civilization

 

Looks like a cafe

 

We found it – Restaurant Costa Azul

 

Bouganvilla marks the entrance

 

Follow the mosaics

 

View from the patio

 

Café opposite Costa Azul

 

The best table in the outdoor patio

 

Ice cold Tona beer ($2)

 

What a deal

 

best way to cool off

 

A beach near the restaurant

 

These are the best colors

 

Patio of the Costa Azul

 

View of the harbor

 

Ketsup made in Nicaragua

 

Waves breaking over the entrance

 

Fried chicken fingers came with a veggie salad and French fries

 

Fried cheese on fried plantains/vinigrette with onions

 

The tide was coming in

 

No swimming here

 

Small fishing boats

 

Time to go

 

The biggest restaurant in town

 

Recommended by the ship

 

Known for their seafood

 

El Peruano next door

 

Heading back to town

 

You will see this sign worldwide

 

Cabin

 

One dog we saw

 

 


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