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Road trip to Rivas, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Road trip to Rivas

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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My apologies for not posting my usual morning blog.We are just on our way out the door to Rivas,so I should have plenty of material later on today. Did I mention it is a balmy 90 degrees in the shade! Missing all of you back home, yeah you know who you ...

Volcano Islands, Altagracia, Isla De Ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcano Islands

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... drinks came to a quite reasonable 295 Cordobas (8) for the 2 of us. Far less than I was expecting but quite a lot for Nicaragua. Once at the ferry terminal we had no idea where to go. There were market stalls and people everywhere and we had to try ...

Superbowl Sunday in SJDS, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Superbowl Sunday in SJDS

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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The town of SJDS is always a hubbub of  activity and today is no exception.It is of course Superbowl Sunday.I believe every bar, restaurant,hotel etc has a party planned,and this town is where all the action is.A few months ago Ross and I saw some ...

Beach Town, San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Beach Town

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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San Jan del Sur,  I went to this little beach town to check out the surf from the Nicaragua side.  Turns out, the town beach is pretty mediocre with no waves and that most people that come to San Juan actually stay ten to fifteen miles out of ...

Birthday celebration Nica style, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Birthday celebration Nica style

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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Today we celebrate Ross's birthday in Nicaragua. In true nica fashion we are experiencing a power outage this morning, but it is a common occurance that you do get used to. Thank goodness we have a gas stove, so I am busy with the prep for tonight's ...

The countdown is on!, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

The countdown is on!

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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Tomorrow marks the start of our sixth, and final week in San Juan del Sur.It has been such a remarkable experience, one that we will not soon forget.There is such a strong feeling of community here.Pretty well everyone knows who you are, and where you ...

Calling all men !, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Calling all men !

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... Another of Ross's favourite pastimes,is the Iguana bar on the beach. It's a great spot for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.Good thing about Nicaragua, nobody cares if you have an ice cold cerveza instead of oj for breakfast.Look at Ross he,loves the Tona!! ...

Some of our favourite things, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Some of our favourite things

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... same time cuz they are a blast to hang out with.Miss you guy's!!! #1 couple from Guelph Ontario There are dozen's of Canadians visiting Nicaragua ,and Judy and Andor are two of the nicest people we have met.They had to leave a couple weeks ago, but we ...

The long Journey Home, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

The long Journey Home

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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Thought I would post a quick entry this morning, as we are getting ready to take the shuttle to the airport soon, and I had a feeling that my good friend Ralph would be going into "blog withdrawal" if I didn't post something.Still can't believe how fast ...

Week 1 Synopsis, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Week 1 Synopsis

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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The old saying"time sure fly's when your having fun" really applies here.I can't believe we arrived here in SJDS a week ago.We haven't done a lot, but we haven't quit exploring if that makes any sense? This is the kind of place where you can just kick ...

The Ring of Fire.........ooooooh!!!, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

The Ring of Fire.........ooooooh!!!

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... map you will see the volcano Mombacho close to the city .The eruption of Mombacho was so large it spewed tons of boulders into Lake Nicaragua, forming about 365 small islands. If you do travel to Granada this is one tour I recommend you do. We got on a ...

Out and about in SJDS, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Out and about in SJDS

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... vibrant,with brightly painted buildings and busses   The local "chicken bus" is a very affordable mode of transportation in Nicaragua . The weather here on the south coast of Nica is beautiful. Today it's about 90 degrees,with an easterly wind ...

Wow! What a day, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Wow! What a day

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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Here it is the first of March already. We arrived in Nicaragua 1 month ago, and I am feeling kinda sad that we must leave in 2 weeks :-( The good news is that yesterday was Ross's birthday, and we had his birthday dinner here at the Park Avenue ...

The Tica Experience, Managua, Nicaragua travel blog

The Tica Experience

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... was SWEET because the bus dude took all our passports and got them all paid for and stuff together. Also, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua have a deal where one stamp suffices for all the countries, so we got stamped into Guatemala and didn't have to ...

Nicaragua: Sept. 24-27

Nicaragua: Sept. 24-27 "Taxi drivers gone wild"

A travel blog entry by missouri

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Sept 24/25: Make it across the border without much trouble at all and after a few "chicken buses" and a ferry, we are in Isla Ometepe. The island is in the middle of the lake and is home to two volcanoes, Concepcion and Maderas. We chose to explore ...

Volcano Island, Isle Ometepa, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcano Island

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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...  locals told us not to swim because of sharks.        Since it rained most of the time here, we ended up going for little swims and staying dry..... Nicaragua was becoming very ...

San Juan del Sur - the last days in Nicaragua, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

San Juan del Sur - the last days in Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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One week Ometepe went by pretty fast. The first two nights I stayed in Playa Santo Domingo which is a one horse village with 5 hotels. During the day, I explored part of the area by bike which was quit an adventure. The roads would have qualified for ...

Highlight of Nicaragra my ass!, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Highlight of Nicaragra my ass!

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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Granada is also suppose to be a highlight of Nicaragua.  Once again I did not see why... ya so they have a nice central park area with a nice church and a strip of nice tourist bars but I did not see why that makes it so ...

Too much fun, too little time !, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Too much fun, too little time !

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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Lastnight  several people arrived at the Bambu Beach Club for the celebration of Yasmin's birthday  .This was our first time at the Bambu since arriving 2 weeks ago. I thought I had died and gone to heaven last week when we dined at El ...

Fine dining in Nicaragua, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Fine dining in Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... review of what we have tried so far. I will explain first for those not familiar with the currency exchange here in Nicaragua.The money here is called the Cordoba,depending on daily fluctuations against the U.S. dollar there are roughly 20 cordoba to 1 ...

In Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

In Granada

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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... Protestants although the majority of people in Nicaragua are Catholic. Here is a poem about the people of the Caribbean Coast. Nicaragua Caribbean Coast Home of indigenous people, Hail to all ethnic groups; Hail the Ramas from Rama Cay, Hail the ...

Volcanoe boarding, Leon, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcanoe boarding

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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Leon is touted as a nice colonial town in Nicaragua.  I see no reason to go to this town unless you are there to volcano board.  The town is average at best but sledding down a volcano is definitely unique.   The volcano sledding ...

Nicawesome, San Carlos, Nicaragua travel blog

Nicawesome

A travel blog entry by losbrowns

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Crossing the Nicaraguan border by boat, we arrived in San Carlos and had a great first impression of Nicaragua. San Carlos is a small fishing village that sits at the headwaters of the Rio San Juan which connects the massive Lake of Nicaragua to the ...

We made it!!, Managua, Nicaragua travel blog

We made it!!

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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Why Nicaragua?? Why not! The purpose of this blog is to try to give everyone the opportunity to see what a beautiful country Nicaragua is, and how safe it is to travel here. Ross and I arrived in Managua lastnight just after 9:00pm,there was a car and ...

Da Flyin Frog, and leaping lizards too!, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Da Flyin Frog, and leaping lizards too!

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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Today I went to "Da Flyin Frog" Canopy Tour with another guest from the Park Avenue Villa's . The staff from the canopy tour come to your hotel and pick you up in the morning.It is best early ,as it tends to get a little too warm later on in the ...

I'd rather be sailing..............., San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

I'd rather be sailing...............

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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So that's what I will be doing this morning! Finally after many windy days, the wind has died down enough to go out in Ralph's boat "No Bad Day's" I took this photo of Ralph sailing by from the balcony at Park Avenue Villa's. We will leave this ...

A day of R & R, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

A day of R & R

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... , and that day is going to be really tough to top! Ralph was all geared up today to take us sailing up the coast of Nicaragua, however the wind really picked up over night,and there was a small craft warning this morning. We could see a lot of white caps ...

Nicaragua, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by tinytraveller

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... to having a glorious three night stop with two whole days to fill. This was also our first volcano! The drive through Nicaragua was spectacular. I think in terms of countries in Central America I have fallen in love with that Guatemala and Nicaragua would ...

Don't mess with Mother Nature!!!, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Don't mess with Mother Nature!!!

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... 6 weeks and we hope to make a trip back here to El Coco. Another really cool thing about staying on the west coast of Nicaragua in addition to all the spectacular beaches, is the opportunity to see turtles coming up on the beach to lay their eggs. I have ...

"Maggie's Back in Town" !!!

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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After everyone got settled in yesterday afternoon we all met on the balcony for "sun downer's".Kim & Clay arrived in SJdS fully prepared to feed an army of guests! The sunset was again quite spectacular and we enjoyed Kim's yummy apps, and a few ice ...

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