Travel Blogs from Granada, Nicaragua

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Central America Bus Guide, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Central America Bus Guide

A travel blog entry by msdemeaner

... ; Around Granada 10 cordobas or 15 after 10pm for colectivo. Fixed route buses 3 cordobas, colourful bus 5 cordobas   Granada-Ometepe A Boat leaves from the municipal pier of Granada (north of the city along the lakefront or ...

Civilization, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog


A travel blog entry by blackpearl8

... , so I just cut out a few things. I took a private boat transfer to a taxi ( first class..but in Nicaragua I can afford to be). I arrived into Granada around noon, dropped my stuff off at a really cool hostel called the Bearded Monkey and took off with my ...

Lots to Do In Granada *or around it*, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Lots to Do In Granada *or around it*

A travel blog entry by hildine


... because when the Spainiards arrived they thought the volcanes were the gates of hell.... Next we went to a fortress overlooking Granada and Managua on Coytepe. It was used to imprison and torture people during the revolution...learniung about all the ...

MANGOES, ISLANDS & MORE VOLCANOES, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog


A travel blog entry by ang_kenny


... of bed by check-out and rolled onto a chicken bus headed for Managua, where we changed onto a local colectivo to Granada. Granada is Nicaragua's jewel - an old Colonial town that has streets lined with mango trees and where the mangoes are so abundant ...

Granada, Gringos, and More Gringos, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada, Gringos, and More Gringos

A travel blog entry by texasnomads


... spanish in parque central, and hunting down the local drink specials for that night.Unkown to many outsiders, the main sport in Nicaragua is actually baseball, not soccer (futbol) like it's neighboring countries. So when Lyndi and I found out that there ...

entering Nicaragua with a splash and a bang, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

entering Nicaragua with a splash and a bang

A travel blog entry by dom_phyta


... on the roofs; evidence of being frequently covered in ash and acid rain. We stayed for a couple of days in Granada, on the shores of Lake Nicaragua. A beautiful, if crime-ridden, colonial town (another one!!), and as seems to be the case in most places we ...

Colourful Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Colourful Granada

A travel blog entry by sim_and_mike


Granada is a small low rise colonial city surrounded by volcanoes and Lake Nicaragua. The lake once had the only freshwater sharks in the world, until they killed them all off to send shark fins to China for a good price. Although we did find many shark ...

A different SUP for the New Year, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

A different SUP for the New Year

A travel blog entry by sim_and_mike


... first day of the new year we headed out mid afternoon to Stand Up Paddle board around Las Isletas. These 365 tiny islands in Lake Nicaragua were formed by the eruption of Mombacho volcano in the 1500's. You can boat, kayak or SUP. We took the best option, ...

Super Sloth Surprise - Volcano No.1 Mombacho, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Super Sloth Surprise - Volcano No.1 Mombacho

A travel blog entry by sim_and_mike


As we trekked around the crater at Mombacho volcano, within 10 minutes we saw a sloth curled up in a ball fast asleep in a tree. They are the laziest animal on the planet but we could not see anything but a ball of fur. However, during our trek around ...

Walking the Malecon and SuperBowl!!!, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Walking the Malecon and SuperBowl!!!

A travel blog entry by toots57


... walking down the Malecon, people smiled at us and had one man that talked very good English, talked to me about recycling in Nicaragua. He teaching Nicaraguans to recycle their paper, plastics etc and he wants take me on a tour on how they recycle in ...

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