Travel Blogs from Granada, Nicaragua

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Colourful Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Colourful Granada

A travel blog entry by sim_and_mike

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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

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... 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

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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

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... 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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A travel blog entry by samontour09

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Rockin´ Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Rockin´ Granada

A travel blog entry by teampeacock

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Crossing into Nicaragua was our best border crossing so far. All the gringos get to line up with their bags and then press a button, which is attached to a street light with a red light and green light. If you get the green light, everyone cheers and you ...

Granada, Nicaragua, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada, Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by panzaverde

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... . Today we took a cab up to the village of Catalina, which has a terrific view over the Laguna de Apoyo to Granada and Lake Nicaragua in the distance.  We had lunch overlooking this beautiful sight.  We were keen to try the dessert ...

Granada, en transit, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada, en transit

A travel blog entry by berbencitron

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... /trois heures on se rend compte que quitte à se poser, autant le faire sur l'île volcanique d'Ometepe "en face" de Granada sur le lac du Nicaragua (oui c'est son nom). Au passage on rencontre Hide, une japonaise très cool qui se motive à venir sur ...

Around Granada - Haircuts, Carriage Rides & Market, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Around Granada - Haircuts, Carriage Rides & Market

A travel blog entry by chiliadventures

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... they honor the deceased. After, Jose took us to the cigar factory where we saw the cigar makers in action and then a trip to Lake Nicaragua, which is more like an ocean. In fact, it's a fresh water lake with sharks - go figure. More on the lake ...

Buena Onda, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Buena Onda

A travel blog entry by emilycp

... could ask for for just $10. We also took a boat tour of the nearby islands and spent all day hiking Volcan Mombacho. Nicaragua is truly a beautiful country!  I have so many more stories and thoughts about the past couple of weeks, but I'll spare you ...

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