Travel Blogs from Granada, Nicaragua

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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 ...

Chocolately Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Chocolately Granada

A travel blog entry by ristohannah

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... the city sights. All streets lead from the city centre down to the pier, on the edge of the huge Lago Nicaragua (Latin America's second biggest lake, apparently home to freshwater sharks - eek!). We spent our time strolling around the streets and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

VIERNES 28TH MAYO by FYNN, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

VIERNES 28TH MAYO by FYNN

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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Second day at school.  We went to the Spanish school and learned animals in the jungle, clothes, body parts and a little more.  After lunch we went to a school (the other school) and I read my Tintin and the Calculus Afair.  Then I ...

Starting Nicaragua, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Starting Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by jennyh64

... Americas. For dinner we sat out on the patio of a cute restaurant near our hotel, and enjoyed another standard perk of Nicaragua: fresh, good, cheap cocktails. Our hotel supplied its own pleasant courtyard with a pool, so after we finished the food and ...

Bocas to Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Bocas to Granada

A travel blog entry by julieandpete

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... anywhere else in the region. But we aren't in Latin America to eat burgers and rent jet skis. Next stop Nicaragua. A country famous for Vocanoes, fresh water sharks and Reagan's infamous "Iran-Contra Affair" (of which the Nicaraguan people ...

Colonial cities and hammock sprees! , Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Colonial cities and hammock sprees!

A travel blog entry by mardow

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... couple him and Julian met in South America that had spent 9 months travelling through Central America. Apparently when they were in Nicaragua they ended up buying a rocking chair as an impulse purchase! They spent 3 days running around trying to get this ...

Bed Bug, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Bed Bug

A travel blog entry by nadiavinny

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... and plenty of hostels, so perhaps it has more to offer the solo or more party inclined travellers. It is positioned on the enormous Lake Nicaragua which we had a stroll down too on hearing of a park area. I urge no one to go down there. Its a very long ...

Granada, the tourism capital of Nicaragua!, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada, the tourism capital of Nicaragua!

A travel blog entry by andersontravel

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As we arrived in Granada, the tourism capital of Nicaragua, we were not terribly impressed. Based on conversations we'd had with fellow travelers prior to our arrival, we expected more from it. We had a good time there nonetheless, mostly because of the ...

Different Fears, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Different Fears

A travel blog entry by ktowell

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I'm reading a book about William Walker’s attempt to take over Nicaragua. Although the book never decides WHY he wanted to take over a country, it does claim that he was very interested in Empire Building.  I guess like some people are really ...

Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada

A travel blog entry by punkinhed7

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... that it might be possible to hitch a ride, so we went off to attempt it. Withing 10 minutes I got us a ride to granada in the back of a pickup. Granada is beautiful. The intensely colored buildings are quite a change from tin roof architecture of ...

day 14: my shower friend, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

day 14: my shower friend

A travel blog entry by sstrauch

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... a ton of cool birds that mel will have to describe later, but that included a toucan and a mot mot, the hypercolorful national bird of nicaragua. It was so cool to see so many birds within a few hundred yards of our place. Later in the day, Mel´s eagle ...

Nicaragua..., Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Nicaragua...

A travel blog entry by jen8312

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... with every movement I make! We left Ometepe to travel to Costa Rica, which we were all excited about, mainly because it meant leaving Nicaragua. To be fair though we were only in a tiny part of Nicaragua in the west and there may well be nicer areas but ...

Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada

A travel blog entry by aleman

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... as well. "Bearded monkey" hostel was a nice place to stay. I did not spend time in Managua, the capital de Nicaragua . However found an auto-gas station LPG-gas just out of town going towards Leon. (just passed the hill top on the right), ...

Stem Changes, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Stem Changes

A travel blog entry by ktowell

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... it's more of a long term relationship and there are meals involved, and hand-holding and probably dancing. There's a cafe in Granada where the chenellas hang out every afternoon around five, waiting for someone to come hire her to hang out with ...

Day 2 of the course and a visit to the museum, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Day 2 of the course and a visit to the museum

A travel blog entry by worldtrip_kp

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... into town and bought myself a SIM-card from Claro the provider here. So as from now I have a phone number for the time I'm in Nicaragua. My number is: +505 86601353 So if you have something urgent to tell me, you can text me ;) After bought my SIM-card I ...

Kiteboarding, Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Kiteboarding, Granada

A travel blog entry by globekiter

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... Isla de Ometepe After Leon, I headed with my friends Itay (Israel), Tijs (Holland) and Nati (Israel) to Granada, Nicaragua. Granada is a beautiful colonial town with a picturesque yellow painted cathedral in its central park and located on the shores ...

I really need to start uploading pictures..., Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

I really need to start uploading pictures...

A travel blog entry by speare

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Right now I´m in Granada, one of Nicaragua´s oldest cities. It´s got a lot of tourists, and my and some memebers from the group got a night at a hostle last night, which thankfully has free internet, so I wanted to go ahead and send out an e-mail now ...

A day @ Mombacho Volcano, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

A day @ Mombacho Volcano

A travel blog entry by worldtrip_kp

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I woke up at 8:15 a nice sleep in ;) As today Steven and I go to Mombacho Vulcano. at 8:45 we left our backpackers...We walked to Hotel Con Corazon and met our guide for the day.. From the hotel we walked to the bus station to take the local bus to ...

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