Travel Blogs from Nicaragua

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Nicaragua - Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Nicaragua - Granada

A travel blog entry by saanddk

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Hola Charlotte here: As described, our trip through Honduras and into Nicaragua wasn┤t exactly easy going. For a week or so it seemed that we were going in the direction of increasing entropy and most days were hot, sweaty, dusty and generally hard ...

Nicaragua - Corn Islands, Corn Islands, Nicaragua travel blog

Nicaragua - Corn Islands

A travel blog entry by saanddk

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... sure whether that was intentional, or a result of the inability to pressurise the cabin!) so we had an amazing view of Lake Nicaragua, the lush jungle and ultimately the Carribean Sea, as we flew towards the islands. The Corn Islands are two islands ...

Nicaragua - Isla De Ometepe, Isla De Ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

Nicaragua - Isla De Ometepe

A travel blog entry by saanddk

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... mainland. This time we left Managua, heading straight past Granada to a town called San Jorge on the banks of Lake Nicaragua. We would then catch a ferry (or "lancha", more like a privately owned large fisherman┤s boat) across to the geographically ...

Private Island for a Day, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Private Island for a Day

A travel blog entry by aliciatravels

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Granada is built on the shore of lake Nicaragua, a massive body of water that covers 7% of the country's landmass. A series of tiny islands (islettas) dot the water close to Granada, an apparent after effect of a nearby volcanic explosion thousands of ...

We hiked an active volcano!, Leon, Nicaragua travel blog

We hiked an active volcano!

A travel blog entry by los2gringos

We were picked up this morning at 5:30 AM and headed over to the base of Telica volcano. We were on a 4x4, tall truck, needed becau the rocks on the road were enormous. We started to hike just before 7:00 AM and hiked through thin volcanic sand/ash and ...

Back to the west coast- San Juan Del Sur, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Back to the west coast- San Juan Del Sur

A travel blog entry by thomasgillam

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We are on the SW coast of Nicaragua. It is hot and humid. We stayed here for 5 days and enjoyed each and every one of them. Nice beach resort with some upscale restaurants up the hill from the beach. The better places have better food. It was fun to have ...

Surfs up in Jiquilillo, Leon, Nicaragua travel blog

Surfs up in Jiquilillo

A travel blog entry by hastie_gringo

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Cerro Negro A volcano just outside Leon and scene of a horrendous mtn bike crash in 2002 while Eric "the red baron" Barone was attempting to set a world mtn bike speed record. 11 years later, and probably after a lengthy recovery he managed to break the ...

Leon, Leon, Nicaragua travel blog

Leon

A travel blog entry by beneches

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... shuttle bus to Managua where we quickly changed to one going to Leon. This was possibly the most comfortably journey I have had in Nicaragua. It cost us C$51 (just over U$2) and it was air conditioned. We checked into the Hostel and went to explore the ...

Myndir frÓ Nicaragua, Managua, Nicaragua travel blog

Myndir frÓ Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by aventura

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Myndir hŔdan og thadan frÓ ...

in the land of active volcanoes -Central Nicaragua, Masaya, Nicaragua travel blog

in the land of active volcanoes -Central Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by mtrm

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... laguny Masaya, kterou tu, tak jako i spoustu dalšÝch lagun a jezer v celÚ Nikaragui, vytvořila sopečnß aktivita. Nicaragua je země, kterß mß vůbec nejvÝce aktivnÝch sopek z celÚ StřednÝ Ameriky.Když jsme rßno ...

Walkin' 'Round, Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

Walkin' 'Round

A travel blog entry by jelli

There's something in my shoe. It must be a rock, it's kind of sharp. I wiggle my toes and walk slightly gimpy so that I can find it a position in which it can rest without bothering me. It moves about at every step. So, I step at a strange pace and in a ...

Lazybones in Leon, Leon, Nicaragua travel blog

Lazybones in Leon

A travel blog entry by marmaladejenn

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... to the main beach after the tour, it was crawling with people, drinking and having a good time. Apparently, Christmas Day in Nicaragua is like Spring Break in the U.S.  I love Nicaragua. Oh yeah, I also visited the Fundacion Ortiz Gurdian, which ...

Wander around Granada and off to Ometepe Island, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

Wander around Granada and off to Ometepe Island

A travel blog entry by mini_v

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Despite the late night, woke up at 7am grrrr (4hrs of sleep is not good!). Didn't want to wake up Myriam so slipped out and had an early brekkie using the internet at the hotel restaurant. Then a quick walking tour of Granada - the market which was so ...

Back from the northern mountains, Masaya, Nicaragua travel blog

Back from the northern mountains

A travel blog entry by sstrauch

Hey, a quick message that mel and i have emerged from the nothern mountains of nicaragua. After Tisey, we spent 2 nights in Esteli, 5 nights at the Finca Esperanza Verde, a night in Matagalpa and tonight in Masaya, then tomorrow it┤s home to ...

Big Waves., San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Big Waves.

A travel blog entry by astralcars

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Today was a very good day. It stared off not so good: we were going to go surfing again today, but had to make a deposit for our trip to Playa La Flor tomorrow. I don┤t remember if I mentioned it, but we are going to Refugio de Vida Silvestre La Flor ...

Wij vs. vulkaan Momotombo (1260m), Leon, Nicaragua travel blog

Wij vs. vulkaan Momotombo (1260m)

A travel blog entry by jotoon

... ze zelfs stoofvlees met friet! Sevens vertrekken we op een spannende 2-daagse trektocht naar de top van de moeilijkste vulkaan van Nicaragua!! Zweet, bloed en tranen zal het ons kosten maar het uitzicht zal magnifiek zijn! We houden jullie op de hoogte ...

Dec 31, 2012, Poneloya, Nicaragua travel blog

Dec 31, 2012

A travel blog entry by jakobahman

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Nicaraguan Border, Border, Nicaragua travel blog

Nicaraguan Border

A travel blog entry by travelinfam

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San Juan del Sur, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

San Juan del Sur

A travel blog entry by mickandsarah

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Got the 10.30am ferry from Isla de Ometepe back to the mainland. Saw the two monkeys tied with chains around their necks in a tree swinging happily from branch to branch. Apparantly they are sick monkeys and the owner gives them medicine... hmmm... ...

Some People Suck!, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Some People Suck!

A travel blog entry by margreet98

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I am back in Granada for 2 days before heading to Ometepe.  I had a yummy lunch at Tercer Ojo and another incredible steak at the other place that I can't seem to remember the name of... Decided today to check out an old fort and the cemetery and ...

Surfing and helping out a School in need, Las Pe˝itas, Nicaragua travel blog

Surfing and helping out a School in need

A travel blog entry by cmedancing

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The drive to Playa Las Penitas was a mix of gravel and newly paved roads, across farmland that had views of 15 Volcanoes in the area. We arrived in this quiet town, which hugged a small bay, mid-afternoon. It was a small fishing village but was slowly ...

Surf, Sun, Sand (& security escorts to the beach), San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Surf, Sun, Sand (& security escorts to the beach)

A travel blog entry by davelauren

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San Juan Del Sur... Where do we start! San Juan is a small town located on the Pacific Ocean in Southern Nicaragua (around 45 minutes to the Costa Rican border). We took a private shuttle from Granada with a lovely Canadian/English couple we had met, ...

And so a new adventure beins..., Managua, Nicaragua travel blog

And so a new adventure beins...

A travel blog entry by katywade

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... and cardboard to make their house. Why do they do that and I do this? It’s a question that has never gone away. Nicaragua is the 2nd poorest country in the western hemisphere, after Haiti. Of course I am going to encounter some poor people. ...

Day Trippin, All Around Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Day Trippin

A travel blog entry by aliciatravels

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... to do with the remarkable cleanliness of the village. A pleasant contrast to the general litter strewn surroundings in Nicaragua. Here we visited some pottery artisans, toured their workshops and then enjoyed a peaceful lunch. Trip number two was to ...

Hermosa means pretty, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Hermosa means pretty

A travel blog entry by ktowell

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Volcano hiking and exploring, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcano hiking and exploring

A travel blog entry by guitar1515

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Volcanic Monkey Island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcanic Monkey Island

A travel blog entry by miller.time

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Ometepe is a serene and tranquil place - an island formed by twin volcano eruptions in the middle of an enormous lake. It's still not an ocean though. Sitting on the lake beach and climbing the volcano (four hours each way) and relaxing in the ...

Welcome to Nicaragua Mom & Dad, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Welcome to Nicaragua Mom & Dad

A travel blog entry by garrettgetschow

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... couldn't be happier to spend some time with them. We also did a tour of the 365 isletas (mini-islands) on Lake Nicaragua and had some amazing breakfasts and dinners at La Casa Blanca, a definite recommendation for anyone traveling into Granada. It is ...

Esteli, Esteli, Nicaragua travel blog

Esteli

A travel blog entry by rlarose

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Stopped here to rest up after a long 12 hour 5 bus and one taxi ride from the lake.  But it was an adventure so thats ...

Nicaragua, Managua, Nicaragua travel blog

Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by abbien

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Hello Everyone!!! Well I have just had one of the best two weeks of my trip so far in Nicaragua. Which I was pleasantly surprised by as I never initially planed to visit this country. As soon as we arrived it was noticably a lot more poorer than ...

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