Travel Blogs from Granada, Nicaragua

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Back to Colonial, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Back to Colonial

A travel blog entry by diandkevworld

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... . Feeling a little uncomfortable we we jumped in the first cab that came by and headed back to safer grounds, bad lonely planet! Granada town centre, although a bit dated now, still holds a certain charm and has a very colonial feel to it with it's square ...

PAULS BIRTHDAY by FYNN, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

PAULS BIRTHDAY by FYNN

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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Miercoles 9 Junio We had some breakfast and then had a maths lesson with Lester while Edie buyed a cake with Josalin.After that we went to the kids school .When we were there for five or ten minutes a teacher brang a piñata in and all of us hit it ...

MAS ESCUELA by FYNN, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

MAS ESCUELA by FYNN

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

Martes 1 Junio We went to the Spanish school in the morning and learnt more words. This time it was all about workers.  After that we had lunch at the Garden Café.  Then we went to the Kids school and mummy and daddy visited where they hope ...

Adios Honduras, hola Nicaragua, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Adios Honduras, hola Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by mini_v

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... for 11am. Oddest border crossing so far, gave all of our passports to Eddie with $25 to exit Honduras and enter Nicaragua (rip off I say!!!). Changed my remaining Lempiras to Cordobas and got v annoyed at those cheeky money changers. They gave me around ...

LAST DAY AT GRANADA by EDIE, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

LAST DAY AT GRANADA by EDIE

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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... a great place to view the whole city and look out to Lake Nicaragua,  We moved on to the cemetery where many of Nicaragua’s presidents have been buried.  What is great about Granada is that when any of the buildings fall down (and some ...

day 7 observations, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

day 7 observations

A travel blog entry by sstrauch

Some observations of nicaragua... The most obvious thing you notice in granada is that 1) Its hard to find trash cans and 2) they dont seem to use them. Trash simply gets thrown on the ground. So its everywhere. For example, when the man made a belt ...

EXAMS AND BINGO by LILY, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

EXAMS AND BINGO by LILY

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

... it made us think what more we could do – in addition to giving our time over the short space of time we were in Nicaragua. How we could possibly give and help raise some money to see if we could help them realise their dream of building a new school ...

Host host, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Host host

A travel blog entry by jakobahman

Ligger just nu i ett dorm(vad heter det på svenska?) i vackra Granada. Har varit lite krasslig ett tag, så tänkte ta det lugnt idag. Tur då att jag har min senaste leksak i form av en Nexus 7 surfplatta att leka med(Tack för hjälpen Ankan!!). Den ...

Volcano Climb Part 2, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcano Climb Part 2

A travel blog entry by dave-baker

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... from Leon today after some of our group were delayed during volcano boarding due to somebody going missing.  So a late arrival in Granada after waiting for the missing person to be found. A few of us spent the morning having a look around the ...

Granada Through the Cigar Smoke, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada Through the Cigar Smoke

A travel blog entry by steveandjenna

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... Fruit our favorite spot for breakfast!  We had been told by one of the guys from Dreamcatcher to visit one of Nicaragua's Cigar producers (recognised along with Cuba, as the best cigar manufacturers in the world). We stopped by Mombacho Cigars ...

Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada

A travel blog entry by guyandcalum

... put on the floor for us because the beds were full - places are getting busy now due to Santa Semana (holy week). Nicaragua has really dodgy electricity and water supplies at the moment so lights generally went off pretty frequently and the showers were ...

one night in the bearded monkey is enough!, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

one night in the bearded monkey is enough!

A travel blog entry by rubyfunk

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... to leave Leon - i had gone for 3 days and landed up staying 2 weeks! A bunch of us decided to move on down to Granada, a gorgeous little colonial town about an hour or so south east of managua, so we hopped on the minibuses and made it down there fairly ...

Homeward Bound, Granada, Nicaragua , United States travel blog

Homeward Bound

A travel blog entry by grenada1

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... end of our trip.  I hope you have enjoyed the blog posts and now have a better idea of what life is like in Granada, Nicaragua.  This was my second experience living abroad.  And I have to say nothing really compares to being an expat. I ...

Nun is Monja, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Nun is Monja

A travel blog entry by ktowell

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... so no one knows we are together until it comes time to pay.” At least that’s been my experience. We are in Granada.  We are here with my niece, Lila, who is 11, and her dad, who asked remain anonymous so henceforth will be ...

City Break, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

City Break

A travel blog entry by guy.everton

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... colonial architechture. However, the leftist and literary León was in a constant feud with conservative and wealthy Granada and as a result, Nicaragua's capital was chosen to be the then small settlement of Managua, inbetween it's two powerhouses at the ...

The team reunited, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

The team reunited

A travel blog entry by garyjampot

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Friday 29th January 2010: Stayed in the highly recommended hostel ´The Bearded Monkey´, and I have to say it´s fantastic. Roomy dorms, big common area, great food and hammocks galore. Though first night I was in an upper bunk, the first time this ...

GOING TO THE ZOO by FYNN, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

GOING TO THE ZOO by FYNN

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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... saw a Tapir, Jaguar, Puma, Ocelot, Margay, Lion, Lioness, Tiger and lots more. Then we got on a bus and went back to Granada.  Mummy was so upset because she did not see the Tapir.  In the afternoon we went to the other school and finished our ...

getting ripped off, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

getting ripped off

A travel blog entry by sstrauch

... this week we were charged $19 for a 15 minute cab ride, but I had no choice. we had to check out of our hotel in granada by 11am but were stuck at leguna de apollo the prior night. None of the cab companies would drive out to leguna de apollo for any ...

OMATEPE by EDIE, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

OMATEPE by EDIE

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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... match between England and USA. So after our boat trip from San Jorge to the islands of Omatepe which is in the middle of Lake Nicaragua and hosts one live volcano and one dead, we drove straight to our hotel to watch the game.  There was no need to ...

Lovely Nicaragua, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Lovely Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by dirkmarta

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When things don't go as you planned......, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

When things don't go as you planned......

A travel blog entry by grenada1

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... tools.  We learned that Beatriz runs the store with her husband. Today he was in Managua on business. They moved to Nicaragua almost 12 years ago and have one young son. Her Spanish is excellent and of course her Manadrin is even better.  I'm ...

Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada

A travel blog entry by guitar1515

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Spanish study and scorpion in tha house ;), Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Spanish study and scorpion in tha house ;)

A travel blog entry by worldtrip_kp

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After getting ready around 7:55 I went of to my Spanish class.. Four more days..Yes, Karla was back.. So back to normal, learning a lot in a short time.. After my lessons I went back to my accommodation had a chat with the dutch girl and the dutch guy ...

JUAN PABLO II - OUR LAST DAY, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

JUAN PABLO II - OUR LAST DAY

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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people telling us stuff, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

people telling us stuff

A travel blog entry by ktowell

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So here we are here in Nicaragua. We are staying in the colonial city of Granada, at a hotel called Casa San Francisco, which is owned by 2 American sisters. They are a bit older than us (aren't most people with wrinkles?) and they have been traveling ...

Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada

A travel blog entry by timeofourlives

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... found for us. From here we drove to a little town called Catrina. This has stunning views over the crater lake, Granada, Lake Nicaragua and Volcano Mombacho. Back in Granada we went for another really good meal. Unable to decide what pudding to have ...

Colonial again and volcano, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Colonial again and volcano

A travel blog entry by riege

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... and victim to many of the battles with and invasions from English, Frensch and Dutch pirates trying to take control of Nicaragua For many years Granada disputed with Leon its hegemony as the major city of Nicaragua. The city of Granada was favored by the ...

Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada

A travel blog entry by missemilygray

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Travelled by chicken bus from Leon to Granada this morning with T and Iain, my Canadian card partners from last night. We made it without incident and checked into the Bearded Monkey, an excellent hostel with free internet, hammocks, and an overweight cat ...

Colonial Granada and Hammocks in Masaya, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Colonial Granada and Hammocks in Masaya

A travel blog entry by our_oyster

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... spend a day walking around the town of Granada and another taking the bus to the nearby town of Masaya for their market. Granada is famous for being a restored colonial town that has excelled at exploiting their tourism. We kind of set our own walking ...

Granada ≠ Cartagena, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada ≠ Cartagena

A travel blog entry by cgavin

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After an amazing several days on Lake Nicaragua, we got the ferry and bus to Granada. We had high expectations for Granada. After reading, we expected the town to be as beautiful as Cartagena... filled with cafes, flowers and cobblestone streets. We ...

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