Travel Blogs from Granada, Nicaragua

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Still in Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Still in Granada

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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... with al its colonial splendor and great location at the lake. Set on the western shore of Lago de Nicaragua some 45 km southeast of Managua, Granada was once the jewel of Central America. Founded in 1524 Granada is the oldest colonial city on the ...

Woody turns against the book (w/ p.u.), Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Woody turns against the book (w/ p.u.)

A travel blog entry by iwasthud

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... breakfast, 2 movies showing per night, and nicely stocked bar. The next morning we woke up to realize that we hadn´t seen ANY of Granada and we had seen and talked to just about all of the backpackers that we had seen over the past 6 weeks. AND we ...

Exploring Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Exploring Granada

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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Sunday was spent exploring Granada.  This colonial town has a very nice, clean look to it -- colorful buildings, which all seem to have a fresh coat of paint.  The main street connects the main town square and cathedral at the west end and the ...

Relaxing in Grenada, Grenada, Nicaragua travel blog

Relaxing in Grenada

A travel blog entry by panf007

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... this beautiful land and visit some the amazing site that we missed this time round. Grenada is located on the shores of Lago Nicaragua, the largest body of fresh water in Central America. The lake actually looked more like a inland sea than a lake due ...

A new sport, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

A new sport

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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After returning from the islands, we headed into GranadaGranada is perhaps the most tourist-oriented town in Nicaragua, and from what we've seen so far, for a good reason.  The town center is composed of very pleasant, colonial-style ...

town of many churches, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

town of many churches

A travel blog entry by deirdreandbrock

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... and then topped with a tomato sauce.   After a day in San Salvador we took a bus for 30$  at 4:45 am to Granada, Nicaragua.  We had to cross through Honduras first and pay an 18$ tourism tax per person and spend about 2 1/2 hours at the ...

Malaria, Dengue or...?! .... sea sickness...!, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Malaria, Dengue or...?! .... sea sickness...!

A travel blog entry by mtrm

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... celkem dobře absolvovat 30 minutovou jízdu busem do 20 km vzdálené Granady, města na pobřeží jezera Nicaragua, největší sladkovodní plochy ve Střední Americe. Cesta na nádraží, krátká jízda busem a ...

OUR HOME FOR A MONTH, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

OUR HOME FOR A MONTH

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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Welcome to Nicaragua and boy were we welcomed!  In fact by two parties, the tour operator and the project managers of the Spanish School and Charity where we are going to be working for the next month.  A slight communication cock-up but one ...

nicaragua, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

nicaragua

A travel blog entry by chriscaro

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Last week of my Spanish course, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Last week of my Spanish course

A travel blog entry by worldtrip_kp

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... What was a bit of a waist of time as she was talking all the time.. One small part was interesting, as she spoke about Nicaragua and the politics. She made a bit of a political statement in her story.. She is pro the current government ;) After my lessons ...

finally, colonial and style, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

finally, colonial and style

A travel blog entry by tempesh

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... who worked the last 4 years in the states and had a long chat over some beers. (victoria is the beer to drink in nicaragua).He gave us lots of good information about South America and we rewarded him with tips for the Oktoberfest and how we Germans cope ...

Colonial City, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Colonial City

A travel blog entry by matt81

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So this one will have to be quick,stayed two days in Granada, beautiful colonial archittecture.  Saw a crazy nicaraguan pro baseball game, hilarious.  Lots of fun, dollar beers in the stands, dogs wandering around cleaning up peoples´ left over ...

Colonial Central America, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Colonial Central America

A travel blog entry by miller.time

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Upon arriving in Granada I found a place to get a much needed haircut. Granada is a city full of restored Spanish Colonial buildings. The next few days were spent wandering around the picturesque city admiring the landscape and the occasional ...

A few small islands and some monkeys, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

A few small islands and some monkeys

A travel blog entry by chris74

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... so the plazas tended to be full of locals hiding from the sun. A few of us hired a boat and went for a trip on Lake Nicaragua to Las Islestas.  These are a bunch of 365 small islands created 10,000 years ago when the local volcano erupted.  A ...

Browse in Granada, and multiple tickets booked, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Browse in Granada, and multiple tickets booked

A travel blog entry by worldtrip_kp

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... as she heard my Dutch while chatting with Ingrid.. She is helping the local people and writing an document about pregnancy under kids in Nicaragua. I had a chat with her till 18:30, time to get some food ;) I went for dinner on the central square @ ...

Another day in Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Another day in Granada

A travel blog entry by danfrerich

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So last night I figured out it would be most efficient to fly from Managua, Nicaragua to Belize City as trying to bus it would be a couple days and not very direct, and I still have a lot to see in Belize and Guatemala. Got online and tried to book the ...

So much for budget travel, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

So much for budget travel

A travel blog entry by incrediblelife

... C instead of the 24C it was supposed to be.  Whatever.  I just gave it to him.  I can certainly say that Nicaragua has not been leaving me with a good impression to say the least.  It is certainly different from Guatemala... there they ...

Back in Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Back in Granada

A travel blog entry by travellerdalton

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Casa San Fransisco, Granada Nicaragua I did some amazing jumps into the pool - see video. The restaurants of Granada are better than many other places. There is a restaurant called El Tercer Ojo, they have the best smoked salmon and bread ...

day 5 swimming in the streets, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

day 5 swimming in the streets

A travel blog entry by sstrauch

Today was our first day of classes at the Casa Xalteva, a boys home that generates income by teaching spanish. We woke up too early (6am) and had breakfast in the hotel... typical fare of rice, beans, bread, juice, coffee, plantains and scrambled eggs ...

Pocivanje, Masaya, Mombacho in canopy zip lines, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Pocivanje, Masaya, Mombacho in canopy zip lines

A travel blog entry by demokedes

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... , je za naju predstvila pocitek. V Granadi sva bila tri dni. Mesto se dotika največjega jezera v C.A. to je Lago de Nicaragua. Sredi mesta je precej živahna ulica La Calle Calzata, kjer je ogromno modernih lokalov in restavracij, ki ponujajo od ...

Granada and last of Secret Beach, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada and last of Secret Beach

A travel blog entry by travellerdalton

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Granada, Nicaragua We stayed at Secret Beach for 2 more weeks. There wasn't any treasure on the beach after Alma, but there was a spring. It was an underground river that came up on the beach, the spring was like quicksand and the sand looked like ...

I think I might melt..., Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

I think I might melt...

A travel blog entry by allisonakemi

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... how hot and humid it is here in Granda, Nicaragua!  Wowzers!!! Nicaragua fast facts: Official Name:  Republic of Nicaragua Size:  129,494 square km (similar to the size of New York) Capital:  Managua Languages spoken:  ...

watching for holes, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

watching for holes

A travel blog entry by ktowell

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... seventy minutes, she should have died about forty-five times.  But she survives!  Why wouldn’t she survive? What a lark. Nicaragua is like a country made up of fathers.  Clearly this is a country that has seen hard times.  People ...

The doors, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

The doors

A travel blog entry by jakobahman

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... . Bilar måste samsas med hästar och tuk tuks på vägarna. Tyvärr är det halvsvårt att förmedla känslan av Granada i en bild, så jag bestämde mig för en annan anfallsvinkel; jag fotade alla färgglada portar jag såg i ett kvarter, och slängde ...

Update on Love and Death, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Update on Love and Death

A travel blog entry by truetravelerare

... a cage in the corner, and lots of rum and vodka with local flavor. Flor de Cana is a rum popular throughout Latin America, and Nicaragua is proud to be the creator. Soca, reggae, cumbia, calypso, and a little salsa thrown in... the music is authentic. The ...

Bats and Night One of Hipica, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Bats and Night One of Hipica

A travel blog entry by 12thousand500

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... ) repeatedly.  You can watch the increasing deterioration and haphazard paintjobs as you move south down the continent.  Nicaragua is the place where the cars and buses finally come to die.  Anyway, the tour started predictably with a ...

Home Run, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Home Run

A travel blog entry by lisaviro1981

Granada is one of Nicaragua's two historic rival cities (the capital, Managua, is a modern industrial dusthole specifially built to try and dispell the attempts of Granada and Leon to beat each other to a pulp.) It's streets are straight out of a ...

MASAYA MARKET AND MUSIC by LILY, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

MASAYA MARKET AND MUSIC by LILY

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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... it is for the children.   The school is solely supported on donations either from local people in Granada or visitors from outside of Nicaragua.  A kind donor had given the money for the land but they now need to raise sufficient funds for the ...

Rich Colonial Heritage City, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Rich Colonial Heritage City

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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After leaving the capital we took a taxi to Granada which is historically one of Nicaragua's most important cities both economically and politically. It is situated on the northwestern shore of Lake Nicaragua (see map to the right) and was founded ...

BASEBALL, BLACK JEASUS AND BULLS by EDIE, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

BASEBALL, BLACK JEASUS AND BULLS by EDIE

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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... call it a day and find Carlos.  *** How could I forget but this it was Mother's Day here in Nicaragua and for some bizarre reason all mothers in Granada are stirred from their slumber by a Mariachi Music at about four am..  When we heard this I ...

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