Travel Blogs from Nicaragua

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The Rio San Juan, San Carlos, Nicaragua travel blog

The Rio San Juan

A travel blog entry by nellems

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... that was built there in 1673 to defend against pirates. Because the Rio San Juan leads straight from the Caribbean sea into Lake Nicaragua, pirates would sail down the river, up the lake and ransack Granada, so the Spanish built this fort as a ...

Looking for a Little Bit of Paradise, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Looking for a Little Bit of Paradise

A travel blog entry by marmaladejenn

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... to get to Ometepe Island, a crazy island formed by two volcanoes that rose out of the waters of the Lago de Nicaragua. The buses and ferries were barely running because of the holiday, but I eventually made it after spending all day wistfully looking at ...

north central mountains of Nicaragua (Selva Negra), Selva Negra-Matagalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

north central mountains of Nicaragua (Selva Negra)

A travel blog entry by hilde

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... overleefde. Hij lag 11 maanden in het ziekenhuis en onderging tal van operaties, vandaar zijn wankele gezondheidstoestand. In Nicaragua komt hij aan de kost als lesgever. Dertig jaar geleden verliet hij defintief zijn geboorteland en woonde o.a. in ...

Boaco week 2, Boaco, Nicaragua travel blog

Boaco week 2

A travel blog entry by simonjames

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hanging out in the internet cafe with my two homies! see pics. they´ve run off with my camera though i should maybe chase them down. now they´re taking pictures of everyone in the cafe. you can attribute those photos to them... Boaco is great, ...

Volcano!, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcano!

A travel blog entry by katbromhall

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... . From Granada we headed to Ometepe (via another chicken bus and a slightly dodgy ferry!), an island in the middle of Lake Nicaragua, with two volcanoes.  Concepcion, the larger, is active and erupted in March so cannot be climbed at the moment, but ...

J'ai deux (cent mille) amours, Leon, Nicaragua travel blog

J'ai deux (cent mille) amours

A travel blog entry by ariane_atw

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... belles, on y a toutes droit, c'est ca qui est bon. Et chaque pays a toujours ses propres variations de la langue espagnole. Au Nicaragua, les mecs entre eux s'appellent loco (fou), ex: ¿Que haces loco? Qu'est ce que tu fais mec? La purisima concepcion. ...

Flying through Mombacho, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Flying through Mombacho

A travel blog entry by andersontravel

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... to the town of Granada and last erupted in 1570, destroying an indigenous village of 400 people and sending volcanic rock into Lake Nicaragua to form 365 little islands (now known as Las Isletas). Once again, we were the only tourists on this tour, so ...

Ron y la cocina, León, Nicaragua travel blog

Ron y la cocina

A travel blog entry by jennyroberts

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I'd had a taste of Leon whilst on Raleigh PPV, so was excited to return. In contrast to the evident wealth of Granada, Leon looked a little rough around the edges, with it's churches and other central buildings looking a little lacklustre, but it still ...

A Party All Night Long, León, Nicaragua travel blog

A Party All Night Long

A travel blog entry by gsenicaragua15

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... some of us are sunburned. We are all bittersweet about coming home but will enjoy catching up on sleep and seeing all of you! WARNING: everything we own is dirty. signing off from Nicaragua- The students of Acalanes, Miramonte, and Las Lomas in ...

Wonderful Nicaragua, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Wonderful Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by candcsmith

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... between us. It was uncomfortable but the trip went fast as the ladies decided that they had to tell us all about Nicaragua, even though we caould barely understand them. The Spanish spoken here is a lot different than anywhere else that we have been. In ...

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