"Iglesia La Merced" Nicaragua Things to Do Tip by Tamani

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  Virgin on the move
by Tamani

Again, it's not the church itself, but the meaning it has to the local people. A baseballteam - national sport in Nicaragua - put balls in the shrine of THE la Merced Virgin for good luck. Maybe a tip for the Dutch soccerteam...I have no idea where this holy Virgin was traveling to, but I sure enjoyed watching it while sipping a bananamilkshake on a quiet Leon morning.

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  • Updated Jan 30, 2004
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