Travel Blogs from Granada, Nicaragua

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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 ...

Nicaragua week 1: Mexico to Granada to Ometepe, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Nicaragua week 1: Mexico to Granada to Ometepe

A travel blog entry by follow_bex

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... I didn't meet anyone else who paid this much. You have to take your bags off and have them searched when you enter Nicaragua as well. We got into Managua at about 4.15pm and were immediately accosted by taxi drivers. There were five of us heading ...

Theres something about granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Theres something about granada

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

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So Depsite being the most touristy city in Niceragua and perhaps the most touristy city since antigua i still really like granada it has a really nice simple lay out, a massive center plaza a big yellow cathedral (surprise surprise). It also has an ...

Granada, Mombachu - day three, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada, Mombachu - day three

A travel blog entry by andykat31

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... a day! Working backwards. Just got in from dinner and a stroll to the grocery store for some ice for our nightcap. I love Granada! I didnt really get a feel for it the last time we were here but it's a really charming colonial old town. Doesnt hurt ...

Confessions, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Confessions

A travel blog entry by ktowell

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... , I also confessed that our shower gets hot water…and I use it.  Talk about a fraud.  I’m not in Nicaragua; I’m at the Ritz. Then, “You sleep with your son!?” Geraldo exclaimed. (Geraldo, like many married men, ...

Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada

A travel blog entry by mschwartz

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... American husband and two babies and played with Olly, Valeria’s French poodle. We’re heading to Ometepe, the largest island in Lago de Nicaragua, next. Looking forward to a 3-6 hour ferry ride (depending on who you ask) tomorrow afternoon. ...

Day 4· granada city center, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Day 4· granada city center

A travel blog entry by sstrauch

Yesterday, Melissa and i returned from Laguna de Apollo and spent the day hanging out in the main square in the middle of granada. there was a talent show sponsored by a local church and acts of all kinds were performing all day. Most featured music or ...

(Escape) I Like Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

(Escape) I Like Granada

A travel blog entry by nellems

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Please read this while singing Robert Holmes classic song (escape) The Pina Colada Song (Escape) I Like Granada    I was tired of Leon, we'd been in that city too long With only Volcano boarding, the intense heat was just wrong So we ...

Volcano boarding and on to Grenada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcano boarding and on to Grenada

A travel blog entry by vincethepince

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... for shower finally then to bed. We are heading out on a 4 hour kayak trip in the morning through some of the islands in Lake Nicaragua. In the evening we are supposed to go up another volcano but there is a chance the park will be closed due to recent ...

Ohhhhh, to be a backpacker..., Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Ohhhhh, to be a backpacker...

A travel blog entry by katywade

... . I like to look at things just as much as everyone. But it’s not the experience I came to have. I want to KNOW Nicaragua. I want to stay with families and see what the people that live here are really like. But first…I need a tan! It’s ...

Op tour, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Op tour

A travel blog entry by jotoon

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... gereden. Mooi mooi maar dat hadden we al snel allemaal gezien. Toen zijn we naar een oud fort gereden, dat Granada moest beschermen tegen de spanjaarden en nadien dienst deed als gevangenis waar onmenselijke dingen gebeurden! Met onze petzels op de kop ...

Making Progress, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Making Progress

A travel blog entry by ktowell

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... another chance appears in its place and the world is full of things I can try before I die. Most importantly, we DID get to Nicaragua.  We had to perform a personal best mile-long sprint from one terminal to the other in LAX, but we did ...

Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada

A travel blog entry by matthewnicole08

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... the central colonial homes.  Besides this we had the opportunity to see the oldest city in Latin America along with Lake Nicaragua. Not too many activities except for one... canopy tour!  For this excursion we were taken out to the east side ...

Granada, Nicaragua, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada, Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by frhetoric

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3 Down, 3 To Go!, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

3 Down, 3 To Go!

A travel blog entry by delandems

... met him on the way from Tegucigalpa to Granada. The journey was pretty smooth until we got to Managua(the capital city of Nicaragua). Managua is CRAZY! (Thanks for warning me Carol!) We got off the bus in the bus station which was a driveway with ...

Lost in a foreign land!!!, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Lost in a foreign land!!!

A travel blog entry by adventurescot

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... Granada so it was to be a rather early start. On top of the long journey we also had yet another boring border crossing into Nicaragua!! The 4 old chaps left with me following at the tail. San Isidro is located in a valley so right from leaving the town ...

MEETING ERNESTO by LILY, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

MEETING ERNESTO by LILY

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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... around the world and we chose a child who was close in age to Lily at the time and thus Ernesto a child in Nicaragua was selected for our sponsorship.  Since then we have exchanged letters, photos and presents and in return we too have received ...

Colonial Nicaragua, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Colonial Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by mark_kate

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... and ornate. It was really pretty and good to walk around despite it being unbelievably hot. It’s on the shores of Lake Nicaragua but that receives very little attention and we only caught a glimpse of it when we went down to check on the ferries. ...

estudiar español, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

estudiar español

A travel blog entry by julesjb

... at motivating me and I quickly gained knowledge and experience in the language, especially with those crucial verb conjugations. Granada reminded me a lot of Antigua with its one level colonial style buildings but whilst the courtyards are great they ...

Granada, Nicaragua. 30/09 to 02/10 2007, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada, Nicaragua. 30/09 to 02/10 2007

A travel blog entry by knotty

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Nicaragua, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by tanjahvid

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Så er det vist på tide jeg får fortalt lidt om turen til Nicaragua.   Vi tog af sted den 12. December, og køreturen tog ca. 8 timer. Turen gik fint opad gennem landet, og også fint mht. at komme over grænsen til Nicaragua. Jeg har hørt at ...

NEW TEACHER by LILY, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

NEW TEACHER by LILY

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

Lunes 7 Junio After breakfast Lester our new teacher came to our house and he taught us maths and Lester was as good as dad. After we said bye to Lester then we had lunch Antonio picked us up with the van and drove us to the kids school. At the school ...

BUTTERFLIES by EDIE, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

BUTTERFLIES by EDIE

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

... .  We managed to find one in the main street which seemed to have many doctors advertising their specialty – a sort of Granada Harley Street.  We sat down and waited in a rather crummy waiting room.  The system is very much like ...

Heating up in Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Heating up in Granada

A travel blog entry by davelauren

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Granada is located on Lake de Nicaragua and is Nicaragua's oldest City. A visit to the town is a must the majority of tourists. Colonial buildings are in abundance, hostels are comfortable and the food is amazing!  It was nice to take some time to ...

Mom & Dad, Will You Buy Us An Island? Please?, Granada Nicaragua, Nicaragua travel blog

Mom & Dad, Will You Buy Us An Island? Please?

A travel blog entry by namaste32

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... We quickly hopped on a second bus to Granada, which took about an hour. One of the oldest cities in Nicaragua, and definitely the most touristed, Granada definitely lives up to its reputation. It´s beautiful. From the lush central square to the ...

Traditional San Sebastian Festival in Diriamba, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Traditional San Sebastian Festival in Diriamba

A travel blog entry by pavel.jares

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Zdravim vsechny z krasne, sluncem prosvicene Nikaraguy :) Dnes jsme podnikli takovy pohodovy vylet do mestecka Diriamba, kde se kazdorocne porada festival k oslave mistnich tradic, vse pod zastitou UNESCO. K videni bylas rada tancu v ruznych kostymech ...

Heading north, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Heading north

A travel blog entry by danfrerich

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... great food in San Juan del sur, I've realized if got a lot of ground to cover still, so I took off and got to Granada, Nicaragua. An interesting old colonial city with lots of churches. From here trying to figure out the quickest way to get up to Belize. ...

Back To the Mainland, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Back To the Mainland

A travel blog entry by kyleandfran

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... rides we settled in Leon, Nicaragua, home of the largest cathedral in Central America. Now we are in Granada, a beautiful and clean colonial town on Lake Nicaragua. The next month we will be travelling fast, as we are determined to reach Columbia by ...

Colombian chronicals part deux, mud, sweat, tears, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Colombian chronicals part deux, mud, sweat, tears

A travel blog entry by joshgoring

... . And thats where it started....and hasnt stopped and still goes on at this point, from where im writing now in nicaragua....fucking dragonfly season. Flies on the windscreen of your car, a minor hindarence, dragonflies no more than an awkward scrape, ...

3 countries in 12 hours, ending up in Nicaragua, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

3 countries in 12 hours, ending up in Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by worldtrip_kp

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... arrived at the border with Honduras.. And passed the border quickly.. Paid 3 dollars, and moved on.. Around 8:30 we arrived at the Honduras - Nicaragua border.. We had to wait there for a approx 45 min.. And I had to pay USD$ 17.00.. From there we moved ...

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