The father of Nicaraguan poetry (Drive Day 69 minus 14 years)

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Nicaragua: photo by Gary Geboy

It’s too far to make it to Managua in one day so we’re looking for the hometown of Central America’s most famous poet.

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The irony of Ruben Dario being known as the father of modernism does not escape us in this dusty outpost of the past.

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