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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"

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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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)

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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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)

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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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 !

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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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 ...

Back to San Juan del Sur!!, Managua, Nicaragua travel blog

Back to San Juan del Sur!!

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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...   Just for our Chicago buddies, Clay and Kim. It's a tennis court!! Yay !   I see this statue everywhere in Nicaragua, but do not know the significance . Anybody have any idea who she is?? I would be interested to find out ...

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

Taco Loco !

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... op". I can usually be found searching the beach for the perfect sea shell, or crabs. There are many different unusual looking crabs in Nicaragua. They were hiding very well today, but I did see a few.   I found a lot of really pretty sea shells in ...

Still in Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Still in Granada

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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... plane to Managua. Two more days in Managua and time to wash laundry in a real washing machine (the entire time in Nicaragua i have been washing clothes by hand), eat good German food, explore Managua a bit (there is nothing worth mentioning except the ...

Hasta Luego Amigos !!, Big Corn Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Hasta Luego Amigos !!

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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Time really does fly by quickly when you are having fun. Today Ralph ,Renda, Bob & Trudy must leave the Big Corn at 3:30. Ross and I were also supposed to be on the return flight back to Managua, however we decided to spend a couple weeks on the ...

Sock Hop Saturday Night !!, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Sock Hop Saturday Night !!

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... .org/en/home.php Please visit this website for more info on this wonderful woman's quest to help the children of Nicaragua attend school. Ralph and Renda were instrumental in putting this event together, and a lot of thought and preparation went into the ...

Somebody pinch me, please!!!, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Somebody pinch me, please!!!

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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Woke up this morning after another absolutely fabulous sleep.I suffered from rampant insomnia back home, however the vibe down here is so "tranquilo" you can't help but drift off into a deep relaxing sleep, also the ron a la roca doesn't hurt,!! Another ...

Another day in paradise, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Another day in paradise

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... Canadians we have met so far that own property here say for an average of about $1000.00 per month, you can live very comfortably,so we see now why Nicaragua is so attractive to so many. It is almost "happy hour" so will sign off til ...

Geography 101, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Geography 101

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corn_Islands Nicaragua is such a diverse country with plenty to see on both the Pacific and Caribbean. Since Ross and I have traveled to Nicaragua, we have only explored the Pacific coast. We have been to several of the ...

Paradise found, Solentiname Archipelago, Nicaragua travel blog

Paradise found

A travel blog entry by losbrowns

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While in line at the bank in San Carlos we met Maria - painter and hotel owner. She was so nice and laid back that we were sold into staying at her place - Albergue Celentiname. Our Irish friends tagged along and off we were to the beautiful lush island ...

Potluck Saturday Night !, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Potluck Saturday Night !

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... out due to massive wind storms that have been battering the island and surrounding area. January in the southern coastal regions of Nicaragua are often very windy. We have been unable to go out sailing on Ralph's boat "No Bad Day's" because there have ...

"Cowboy up" at Rancho Chilamate !!

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... 's" infamous Hole in the Wall Gang !! Not only do Jamie and Blue provide rides to some of the nicest beaches in Nicaragua, dozens of Howler monkey's, close up and personal, and strong healthy horses. Blue also is a professional photographer. Here are some ...

Corn Islands Part 2 !, Big Corn Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Corn Islands Part 2 !

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... to take Ross out to celebrate his 52 ND birthday. He is looking for lobster, and lucky for him it is the main food staple on the island. We might be late, but do tune in again tomorrow for more adventures from the Corn Islands in Nicaragua !   ...

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