Travel Blogs from Granada, Nicaragua

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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 ...

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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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 ...

Lovin Nicaragua, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Lovin Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by hadsrobinson

Here I am in Granada, Nicaragua. I am a bit more accessible than I was a few days ago. Geez, what an awesome country! Who would have thought? As I quietly zipped through the water on the front of a boat today and stared off into palm trees, and fruit ...

Cat Rescue, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Cat Rescue

A travel blog entry by dave-mcgowan

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... a journey that costs no more than $5 on the public buses which realy arent that bad at all for the short journeys. Granada ia a beautiful colonial city. We were offered directions ot the hostel but the guy then followed us, got lost himself and demanded ...

BIENVENIDA JANA by LILY, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

BIENVENIDA JANA by LILY

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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... and then Francesca in Colombia so it was fantastic to have Jana come over for a week to Nicaragua.   After lunch we took Jana for a walk around Granada and for her to be introduced to somewhere completely different.  In fact Jana has only been ...

La Gran Sultan, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

La Gran Sultan

A travel blog entry by sakuyaini

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... to show that they can build something beautiful, one they can be proud of …. La Gran Sultan, GRANADA. Granada, the second largest city in Nicaragua (although Leon might argue with that), lies on the shore of Lake Nicaragua, the second largest lake ...

Chilling in Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Chilling in Granada

A travel blog entry by margreet98

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... take over several Central American countries in the mid 19th century and had himself elected president of Nicaragua in fraudulent elections.  He burned Granada upon retreating and was eventually executed in Honduras in 1860.  From the plaza ...

Granada - Maysaya - Hitchhiking Anyone?, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada - Maysaya - Hitchhiking Anyone?

A travel blog entry by cweigand

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Eeeeees   Possible?, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Eeeeees Possible?

A travel blog entry by andycrisp

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My only taste of Nicaragua (so far) was the beautiful colonial city of Granada.  Both Esther and i wanted, or more correctly, NEEDED another week at la escuala and so here we came.  Comparable to Guatemala's Antigua, where we studied for ...

Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada

A travel blog entry by cutlip98

... and dropped us off at Zoom's, a bastardized American Sportsbar opened up by yet another set of gringos who fled to Nicaragua for some unmentionable reason. The owners of Zooms were nice enough, welcoming all who came crawling into the establishment. ...

Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada

A travel blog entry by hasson.yossi

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Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada

A travel blog entry by arlash

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... each others language, so we made hand gestures and smiled a lot. At the end I got a photo of the three of them, and I also found the bus depot. It´s nice when things work out the way you want. I took the morning bus to the border, and entered ...

Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada

A travel blog entry by steveandjenna

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... some good snapshots of the brightly coloured, colonial style city. To finish off the day we enjoyed a couple of relaxing Macua's (Nicaragua's popular cocktail containing rum with guava and orange juices). The next day we headed for breaky to a little gem ...

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