Vendor Taking a Break, Teustepe, Nicaragua

A young vendor takes a break for a couple innings during a baseball game in the municipal stadium in Teustepe, Nicaragua, about an hour-and-a-half east of the capital Managua. Today, locals, at least some, will be celebrating the 38th anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution in the Central American nation which toppled the brutal US-backed Somoza… Continue reading Vendor Taking a Break, Teustepe, Nicaragua

Emergency Room, Community Clinic, Teustepe, Nicaragua (1990)

Clinic emergency room, Teustepe, Nicaragua, Feb 1990

I’ve been sick for the past few days so decided to dig deep into the ‘Illness on the Road’ files for today’s Pic Du Jour. This is the Emergency room in the community clinic in Teustepe, Nicaragua, in February 1990. A little more than two years after taking this, I was laying on that hard… Continue reading Emergency Room, Community Clinic, Teustepe, Nicaragua (1990)

#FriFotos: For Sale – Encounters with Commerce

I haven’t been around here much for the past week, which is more or less par for the course during the hazy summer months. Missed me? 😉 ‘For Sale‘ is this week’s #FriFotos theme on twitter, affording this quick glance back into when my camera met commerce head-on in various parts of the world. I’m… Continue reading #FriFotos: For Sale – Encounters with Commerce

Primary school, Teustepe, Nicaragua

This shot was taken 20 years ago today. Apologies for the rough scan and the pushpin holes. The print has taken a beating over the years. The café’s been shuttered for the winter. We’ll reopen when the sun re-emerges here in Ljubljana, which should hopefully be sometime in April. Teustepe 08, originally uploaded by pirano.