Hotel El Raizon
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... we stopped for some photos before walking up a trail to one of the other craters that is famous for the nesting chocolitos (small parrots) and the best views of the surrounding area. The heat of the midday sun was strong, but thankfully we were intermittently relieved by gusts of cool wind, one that blew so hard it nearly took Paul's hat back to San Juan. The trail curved around the dormant crater, revealing a huge pack of vultures and even better views, but we did not ...
... less grip we had but finally we made it to the WINDY peak. With five minutes of silence and meditation our bodies rejuvenated before winding back down the mountain. Students were surprised to find that the end of our hike was met with a taste of home, Pizza and Coca-Cola. After a day of hard work and great laughs we joined together for one last group activity, adding more positive thoughts to our day before bed.
-Olivia and ...
... not longevity, experience not possession’. An enlightened sentiment and how I too want to live my life!
On the second day I took a shuttle from the hostel to 'Laguna de Apoyo', about 30 minutes outside the town. This gorgeous crater lake is pinned as the most glorious swimming spot in the country; a big claim for a country with both Pacific and Caribbean coasts. The Laguna did not disappoint, and it was a glorious place ...
... children sold us wooden walking sticks and men on horseback followed us like vultures, waiting for us to tire out and accept their offers of a ride to the top for 200 Quetzales ($10 US) (nobody did). Members of our group also roasted marshmallows on the hot volcanic rock!
3. Copan Ruinas – We crossed the border into Honduras and spent two nights in the town of Copan. Copan appears to be the home of ...
... saw little kids begging and trying sell trinkets which is sad in any city. Nicaragua does have a lot of NGOs involved in lots of projects here for the poor. After our taxi ride back to the hostel we spent the evening packing away our clean clothes and preparing to leave for Granada tomorrow which is the poster town of Nicaragua being very colonial with restored buildings. We had a lovely dinner street side nearby from Comida Sara where the family put 3 sets of tables ...