Travel Blogs from Granada, Nicaragua

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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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Hungry, Humble and Honest, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Hungry, Humble and Honest

A travel blog entry by grenada1

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... to do more than just preach; we also want to teach people the Bible.  The field is white for harvesting in Nicaragua and there are many opportunities to start and conduct Bible studies.  Granada Ingles is no exception. Currently the congregation ...

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 ...

A Pain in the Tooth, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

A Pain in the Tooth

A travel blog entry by grenada1

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... look forward to going and sometimes put off going longer than I should. One of my molars began to hurt right before we left for Nicaragua. It didn't get better after we arrived. I had only one choice- I had to go see a Dentist. Joel and Lindsey introduced ...

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 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 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 ...

Granada, Nicaragua, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada, Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by mickandsarah

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... . There is not much to see there so we left immediately and got a expresso bus (US$1) to the tourist capital of Nicaragua, Granada. Granada is a nice ole colonial town. For the first time in a long time we had a bit of a problem in finding ...

Grenada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Grenada

A travel blog entry by bradmccartney

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Into Nicaragua and the town of Granada. Off for a day trip to the nearby Masaya Volcano. Its beleived to be one of the largest natural polluters in the world, some 3000 tonnes of emmissions daily. the tour of the area covers the volcano, national park ...

Hipica and the Onset of Homesickness, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Hipica and the Onset of Homesickness

A travel blog entry by 12thousand500

... out. In fact, I think my bout of homesickness started with an attempt, yesterday morning, at reading the Nica Times, Nicaragua's English language newspaper.  I say attempt because the copy I bought turned out to be just the front page wrapped around ...

Why Are We Here?, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Why Are We Here?

A travel blog entry by margreet98

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... answer I have found so far...to help each other.  I came to Central America with that thought in my heart and in Granada I found a way in which I, with your help, might be able to make a difference, albeit small, in the lives of the residents ...

end of our first full day in Nica - day two, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

end of our first full day in Nica - day two

A travel blog entry by andykat31

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Hola! (K typing for the family... dictated by Taya and Andy) 6 am - woke up and went swimming right away. Just us and Anna. 7am - breakfast by the garden. Yummy. Fried eggs like at home. Gallo Pinto (rice and beans rated 4/10 by Taya, the resident food ...

Trip up to Nicaragua, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Trip up to Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by travellerdalton

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After we crossed the border, we saw the wind turbines while we were driving to Granada. They were really neat, humoungus! We drove a long way on a road as straight as an arrow. After we drove for about 2 hours more, we turned off towards Granada. ...

Kayaking in Las Isletas, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Kayaking in Las Isletas

A travel blog entry by margreet98

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When Volcan Mombacho erupted 20,000 years ago, the top of the mountain blew off into Lake Cocibolca (Lake Nicaragua) and the debris formed an archipelago of 365 islands.  Today these islands are home to native fishermen and, increasingly, wealthy ...

Excursions to Masaya, Catarina and Laguna de Apoyo, neighbourhood of Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Excursions to Masaya, Catarina and Laguna de Apoyo

A travel blog entry by hilde

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... is also the only volcano in the western hemisphere where you are able to drive to the rim! In 1979, Masaya became Nicaragua's first National Park, named Masaya Volcano National Park (Parque Nacional Volcan Masaya). The National Park has an area of ...

Umgebungstour: Töpferei, Vulkansee, Höhlen u Lava, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Umgebungstour: Töpferei, Vulkansee, Höhlen u Lava

A travel blog entry by srworldtrip2015

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day 10 & 11: hanging out in grenada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

day 10 & 11: hanging out in grenada

A travel blog entry by sstrauch

On monday, we go back to laguna de apoyo for a week of school so this weekend we chilled out in granada. It's been a bit frustrating as the water and electricity are constantly cutting out. The generators were out in force today as businesses do their ...

Excursion to Mombacho volcano , neighbourhood of Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Excursion to Mombacho volcano

A travel blog entry by hilde

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... volle bewondering. Wat verder komen we op een plek vanwaar we een fantastisch uitzicht hebben over het Nicaragua Meer (Lago Cocibolca), Las Isletas en Granada. Apen spotten, prachtig zonnig weer, kleurrijke bloemen, ... en een fantastisch uitzicht: deze ...

Granada: Familia y Espanol, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada: Familia y Espanol

A travel blog entry by kevandjen

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... . We headed home for lunch. Then off to gym. The pub for a beer or two. And then back for dinner.  Staying in Nicaragua with a Nicaraguan family does have it's downside. It's called rice. We were fed rice and beans with every meal since we got to ...

A heavy burden, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

A heavy burden

A travel blog entry by tadbrad

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... way outta town!  Anyway, stacks of cash in hand, we arrived in Granada on Sunday afternoon.  Granada was the capital of ¨conservative¨ Nicaragua, often waging war with the more ¨liberal¨ Leon in the north of the country (Leon was the ...

Living it up in Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Living it up in Granada

A travel blog entry by margreet98

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... some beautiful colonial features such as the painted ceiling and the faux carpet floor tile.  You can eat out pretty cheaply in Granada; yesterday I ate a late lunch of fish, rice, fries, and salad for $3.50.  But you can also bump it ...

Trip to Masaya and weekend!, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Trip to Masaya and weekend!

A travel blog entry by worldtrip_kp

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... a taxi to Masaya castle market.. We looked around for an hour and browsed the streets a bit.. After that we went back to Granada.. I had a chat with Karla about the problems with the teenagers. As many of them are drug addicts.. Around 17:30 I was back ...

Granada Nicaragua, Granada, Nicaragua, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by travellerdalton

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... and our bags checked. We arrived in Granada and took a taxi to Casa San Francisco a hotel we remembered from our earlier trip to Nicaragua. The parrots I liked were still there and there was also a toucan. We called him a "one-can" because there used to ...

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