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In March, 2005 Nadine's mom, Mary, came for a visit
and treated us to an evening at our favorite restaurant, the
Sheik. Here they are enjoying their delicious marguaritas.
Try to time your dinner so that you arrive around sunset,
and if you bring along a light sweater, you can usually sit
outside and enjoy the crashing of the waves below you, and
the view surrounding you.
Here is a view to the north, just after the sun went
down. A little later in the evening they turn on the
waterfall which streams down the rocks just to the right of
Here is the view to the south, the beginning of the
Malecon. They have just recently (2004-2005) completely
remodelled this stretch of beach, adding a wide walkway that
runs from here all the way to Olas Altas in the old town,
about 11 kilometers away.
The view isn't the only display to be had at the
Sheik. Here is our waiter flamboyantly flambeing my pepper
steak. And it was delicious too.
Once the sun sets, you can see the city lights off in
the distance. The red lights are on the radio towers in Olas
Finally, here is a panoramic shot I stiched together as it
was just getting dark. Enjoy!
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