Yesterday’s highlight was most definitely our trip to the baseball game. While I was able to use my press pass to gain free admission, Lauren had to buy a $3.50 ticket. We ended up sitting about 15 rows behind home plate. We could have sat in the first row behind the field but the intense Nicaraguan sun chased us into the shade.
Despite poverty’s omnipresence,
The game itself was fairly entertaining, although in such a sensory-rich environment it sometimes took on a secondary role. Boer,
I really enjoyed the game and am looking forward to attending more in the future. Baseball gave me a little taste of home, but certainly with a Nicaraguan flavor.
I talked with our friend Keren. She is going to go with me on Wednesday morning to try to set up a way to get the kids into school. Very exciting!