One Day in Masaya

masayaset.jpg“Masaya!Masaya!Masaya!” This old city between two volcanoes is famous for many things: hammocks, artesenía, lively crafts markets, unique cultural dances, and of course, their baseball team: San Fernando. I finally got to go a game in El Estadio Roberto Clemente (named after the Puerto Rican born Pittsburgh Pirate who died in a plane crash bringing relief supplies to Nicaragua). San Fernando took on León and won, with only one bench-clearing brawl. It was salvaje, especially because I was with good Nica friends, cheering on our team. At one point, I walked onto the field and into the dugout, chatting with the players and ducking foul balls. [Link to photo set]

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