Thursday, May 27, 2010

Team PINCC safe in Leon after slogging through a flood! Front page national news in Nicaraga; road no longer passable

You may not be able to see them, but the locals were fishing with nets
for small fish to the left of the flooded highway. (And catching

After 48 hours of heavy rains, a nearby river overflowed its banks,
flooding houses, farmland and orchards to our right.

Here you see the lead van all the way over on the wrong side of the
highway pushing through the high, rushing water.

That turbulence to the left of the van is water rushing over the
highway's edge like a waterfall. We had no idea how deep it was to
the right so we stayed on this course until we were through it.

-- Larry Shushan (driver of the following van!)

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