The Town, Of Granada Nicaragua

Sidewalk Became Stairs
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The sidewalks in Granada were, in some cases, an obstacle course to navigate. Here the sidewalk became stairs leading up to a doorway.


The Town Of Granada, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Thursday 20 April 2012)   •  (Photo taken 15:01:54 Wednesday 23 November 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_3064
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Lots Of Available Parking
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There were far fewer cars and other motor vehicles in Granada than there were parking places. Streets like this with few cars parked were common.


The Town Of Granada, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Thursday 20 April 2012)   •  (Photo taken 15:02:18 Wednesday 23 November 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_3066
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Narrow Sidewalks Forced Pedestrians Into Street
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Many of the sidewalks were so narrow that the mere presence of two boys seated on the curb was enough to force pedestrians into the street.


The Town Of Granada, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Thursday 20 April 2012)   •  (Photo taken 15:02:33 Wednesday 23 November 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_3068
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Bicycles Too
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Second to walking, the bicycle was also a common means of transport.


The Town Of Granada, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Thursday 20 April 2012)   •  (Photo taken 15:02:52 Wednesday 23 November 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_3070
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No Trees On The Street
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Most of the trees inside Granada were located inside blocks behind and inside homes. The streets themselves were largely unshaded.


The Town Of Granada, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Thursday 20 April 2012)   •  (Photo taken 15:03:15 Wednesday 23 November 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_3071
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A Bit Of Shade
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A bit of shade was provided by an overhang attached to a wall next to an "Eskimo," sign.


The Town Of Granada, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Thursday 20 April 2012)   •  (Photo taken 15:03:52 Wednesday 23 November 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_3073
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Headless Mannequins Sold Clothes
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A row of mannequins without heads, lined the sidewalk outside a small store. The man selling the clothes was the one with a head.


The Town Of Granada, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Thursday 20 April 2012)   •  (Photo taken 15:04:10 Wednesday 23 November 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_3075
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Horse Carts Were Also Common
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Horse carts were another common form of transport found in Granada. Here were two horse carts parked in the the shade of a galvanized, corrugated steel fence.


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Parked To Get Car Cleaned
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A man had just dropped off his car to have it cleaned.


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Snack Shop
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A snack shop was set up at the corner of a plaza. In addition to snacks, soda pops could also be purchased.


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A Bicycle Repair Shop
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Two men worked together to repair a bicycle on the sidewalk outside a bicycle repair shop.


The Town Of Granada, Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Thursday 20 April 2012)   •  (Photo taken 15:12:14 Wednesday 23 November 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_3099
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