Floral Friday Foto (5/12/2014)

Flower @ Finca Santo Domingo , Ometepe, NA

Descent in Ometepe, Nicaragua

This week, show us your interpretation of descent.

Descent in San Juan del Sur

de·scent (d-snt)
1. The act or an instance of descending.
2. A way down.
3. A downward incline or passage; a slope.
a. Hereditary derivation; lineage: a person of African descent.
b. One generation of a specific lineage.
a. The fact or process of coming down or being derived from a source: a paper tracing the descent of the novel from old picaresque tales.
b. Development in form or structure during transmission from an original source.
6. Law Transference of property by inheritance.
7. A lowering or decline, as in status or level: Her career went into a rapid descent after the charges of misconduct.
8. A sudden visit or attack; an onslaught.

Adventure in Ometepe


an exciting or very unusual experience.
participation in exciting undertakings or enterprises:
the spirit of adventure.
a bold, usually risky undertaking; hazardous action of uncertain outcome.
a commercial or financial speculation of any kind; venture

Ferry to San Jose, NA (2)

Ojo Del Agua, Ometepe, NA (2)

On the way to Santo Domingo Beach, Ometepe, NA

Road in Ometepe, NA

Edge of the Volcano

Being on the edge of this volcano has to be one of the most thrilling things that I have done in my lifetime.

Parque Nacional Volcan Masaya, NA (2)

Parque Nacional Volcan Masaya, NA (8)-001

Parque Nacional Volcan Masaya, NA (10)

Parque Nacional Volcan Masaya, NA (21)-001

Parque Nacional Volcan Masaya, NA (51)


fray (freɪ)
1. to wear or cause to wear away into tatters or loose threads, esp at an edge or end
2. to make or become strained or irritated
3. to rub or chafe (another object) or (of two objects) to rub against one another
4. a frayed place, as in cloth
C14: from French frayer to rub, from Latin fricāre

Mercado Viejo, Masaya, NA (4)

Mercado Viejo, Masaya, NA (22)

Santo Domingo Restaurant, Ometpe, NA (3)

Caye Caulker, Belize

Mercado Viejo, Masaya, NA (15)

Central American Silhouettes

the dark shape and outline of someone or something visible against a lighter background, especially in dim light.

Antigua, Guatemala (view from the hotel roof) (14)

Cathedral Antigua, Guatemala (2)

Sunset Ometepe, NA (13)

Sunset San Juan Del Sur, NA (6)

Texture found in Nicaragua

Texture may refer to:

1 Science and technology

Surface finish also known as surface texture
Texture (roads), road surface characteristics with waves shorter than road roughness
Texture (cosmology), theoretical topological defect in the structure of spacetime
Texture (crystalline), material’s individual crystallites sharing some degree of orientation
Texture (geology), physical appearance or character of a rock
Texture mapping, bitmap image applied to a surface in computer graphics
Soil texture, relative proportion of grain sizes of a soil

Beach San Juan Del Sur (6)-001

Boat Ride San Juan Del Sur (13)-001

Colorful Crab San Juan Del Sur-001

Church in Granada, NA (3)

A word a week: Remote

This week’s challenege can be found here: Remote.

Sunset View from La Omaja Hotel on Ometepe Island in Nicaragua. This is a great place to stay and Jamie is quite the raconteur.

Sunset Ometepe, NA (11)

Getting there requires a ferry ride from mainland Nicaragua. Just the sunsets alone are worth the trek.