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