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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" !!!

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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 ...

Granada, Nicaragua 5th Nov - 5th Nov, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada, Nicaragua 5th Nov - 5th Nov

A travel blog entry by fae-neilvsworld

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... visit just to have a quick look around and then move on to our next destination. Granada is located right next to lake Nicaragua, the biggest lake in central America. This freshwater lake has bull sharks in it!! We visited the lake and took some ...

There goes the neighborhood!!, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

There goes the neighborhood!!

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... Air Support Inc. said that the other three aircraft will be arriving In February. Lastly, but certainly not least! Fourteen of Nicaragua's most beautiful young women arrived in San Juan del Sur this morning.They are all contestants in the "Miss Nicaragua ...

OMETEPE.......Es Muy Tranquilo !!, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

OMETEPE.......Es Muy Tranquilo !!

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... I had such an awesome time on Ometepe Island, that we needed an entire day to "regroup" Since I first started researching Nicaragua a couple years ago I heard many traveler's talking about Ometepe. I looked on line at several really good websites,spoke ...

Boozy Blue's and a Margarita bomb!!, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Boozy Blue's and a Margarita bomb!!

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... As you can see by all the smiling faces, a very good time was had by all. Another absolutely wonderful thing about Nicaragua for those who may be interested..................our evening out last night for Ross and myself, with the dinner special (yummy ...

What's going on in SJdS ?, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

What's going on in SJdS ?

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... Nicaragua has come up with a few predictions for the New Year.( 1) The new potable water pipeline that comes from Lake Nicaragua will finally solve the problem of water shortages, especially during busy periods, like Christmas, New Year's and Easter. ...

"Blue Thunder"

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... nbsp;  We are sitting on the balcony with our backs to the moon.   A few final thoughts about this years trip to Nicaragua from "my man Ross", below is a list of some fond memories about the time he spent with Kevin.Ross will look back and smile ...

Another day,another dollar, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Another day,another dollar

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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We have been here just 3 days and have not seen even half of the town.The entire waterfront is populated with fabulous restaurants.Lastnight we dined here at El Timon .According to many, it is the best place for seafood.Since it is so abundant and fresh ...

Operation Turtle Rescue ???, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Operation Turtle Rescue ???

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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Today started out early with another trip out to Rancho Chilamate. Our friends Clay and Kim from Chicago have been reading my blog about how much fun we have had riding with Blue and Jamie.So today we all left at the crack of dawn to make sure we got to ...

A stop in Rivas, Rivas, Nicaragua travel blog

A stop in Rivas

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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It is 11am and I am still in Rivas. There is something about Rivas I like and I am not sure what it is. I think it's the slow pace of the city and the many smiling people here. But, in about 1/2 hour I will take the bus to San Jorge and board the next ...

PITAYA FESTIVAL FEB 18TH & 19TH, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

PITAYA FESTIVAL FEB 18TH & 19TH

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... is the El Carizal Surf Competition, sponsored by Quicksilver. The event got underway just after 9:00 am, and featured some of Nicaragua's finest surfer's. We were cheering for 'Rex Calderon" who is currently number one in Central America! Sadly we had to ...

Danet's is

Danet's is "Da Bomb"

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Last night Ross and I were finally able to make it to Danet's for dinner. This place is amazing! It is the # 1 rated restaurant on the Big Corn according to Trip Advisor. We were lucky to have found this place thanks to our good buddies Clay and Kim in ...

WORLD VETS IN SJdS, NICARAGUA !! (Part 1), San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

WORLD VETS IN SJdS, NICARAGUA !! (Part 1)

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http://www.worldvets.org/ I'm sorry I haven't done any blog entries for the last couple days, because the World Vets are in town, and I volunteered to help out. I have many years experience in this field, so when I heard the World Vet were here in San ...

Anybody know a good dentist?, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Anybody know a good dentist?

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... ..... And there sits Ross in the reception area, waiting for the Dentist to finish her lunch, or siesta, I dunno.It;s Nicaragua Ross is in the chair awaiting his examination................ There's that Ralph again, looking for a photo op! lo l ...

WORLD VETS IN SJdS,NICARAGUA (PART 2), San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

WORLD VETS IN SJdS,NICARAGUA (PART 2)

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What started out as an afternoon volunteering to help feed the World Vets Team, turned into the most amazing experience of a lifetime! I guess it's all about being in the right place, at the right time.That's how it was for me over the last three ...

Taco Tuesday!, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Taco Tuesday!

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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Last year while I was staying here in San Juan del Sur I did a review of most of the popular restaurants in town. This year there are a few new places that have opened.One of our favorite new places to go is The Blue Marlin Bar and Grill. It is situated ...

Las Tortugas !, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Las Tortugas !

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http://vianica.com/activity/25/sea-turtle-arrivals-at-la-flor Tonight at 7:00 pm I am taking the transport to La Flor beach to hopefully see some Olive Ridley turtles laying their eggs, or maybe even some of the eggs hatching !! This morning we are off ...

Rainy Leon, Leon, Nicaragua travel blog

Rainy Leon

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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... the capital of Nicaragua until 1857. Today, the city has a large university student population and is considered the intellectual capital of Nicaragua. Long the liberal hub of the country, it was one of the strongholds of the anti-Somoza forces during the ...

Happy Valentine's Day!, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Happy Valentine's Day!

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... getting low.The city crews have begun digging trenches and laying water pipes.A continuous source of fresh water will be pumped ibnto the city from Lake Nicaragua.When it is completed,lack of water will not be a problem. Here is some of the pipe laying ...

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