Travel Blogs from Granada, Nicaragua

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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 ...

Bed Bug, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Bed Bug

A travel blog entry by nadiavinny

2

... 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

5

... 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, Melīs 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 igelreisen

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... , eine alte Kolonialstadt, die neben Leon, Managua und vlt. noch Esteli zu den wichtigsten Staedten in Nicaragua gehoert. Granada wird als wirtschaftliches, Leon als intellektuelles Zentrum des Landes gesehen und die beiden Staedte konkurrierten lange um ...

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 ...

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 Iīm in Granada, one of Nicaraguaīs oldest cities. Itīs 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 ...

Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada

A travel blog entry by davidandclare

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The third long bus journey in a day. This time we headed to Managua, the capital of Nicaragua. From there we caught a shuttle bus to Granada. Getting on the bus was pretty crazy...lots of people screaming at us and trying to get us all on their buses. ...

Strung up and Potty for Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Strung up and Potty for Granada

A travel blog entry by sainty1

Ah the colonial gem of niguragua (Stop reading the guide book paul).  Is a nice colonial town with a lovely square and paved tourist area.  After a quick wonder round to see what is happening we decide that tele pizza is a good option for ...

BREF [BRAVE] ELEPHANT by EDIE, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

BREF [BRAVE] ELEPHANT by EDIE

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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Lunes 14 Junio Joseline and Lesta came round in the morning to help us for are maths.I was a bit mean to Joseline so I sed sorry. After lunch we went to the kids school and we went to watch some football matchis. I played in the park and fell off but was ...

Ronald Reagan--Asshole, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Ronald Reagan--Asshole

A travel blog entry by 12thousand500

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... in Central America, and has also evidently expanded public education, and is pretty popular at the moment.  Nevertheless,  Nicaragua remains the second poorest country in the Americas after Haiti.  But I won't belabor the impact of ...

Working as a volunteer in a community center, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Working as a volunteer in a community center

A travel blog entry by worldtrip_kp

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This morning I woke up at 6:00, as I didn't do much on my study last night.. I was tired.. weird.. So I had to catch up this morning before class..After that I did my morning things.. And went to my school around 7:55.. I had my lesson till approx ...

Las Isletas, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Las Isletas

A travel blog entry by jotoon

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... wassen in het meer, zwemmen,... Het was wel heet op de boot! Na deze 3uur durende tocht zijn we terug naar het centrum van Granada te gaan om daar de stad verder te verkennen en was onze dag weer goed gevuld. Straks als kers op de taart: pannekoeken met ...

Laguna de Apollo and Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Laguna de Apollo and Granada

A travel blog entry by pavel.jares

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Dneska jsme s Magnusem podnikli vylet do kraterove jezera Laguna de Apollo, ktere nabizi skvelou moznost zaplavat si v ciste vode. Navic jsme meli moznost ochutnat jedno z nejlepsich jidel ve Stredni Americe a k tomu dobre mistni pivo Toņa, takze nas ...

Sentimental, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Sentimental

A travel blog entry by aliciatravels

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... for awhile. Everywhere I walked about town I mentally paused to remember the colours, the smells and the sounds. Life in Granada is dynamic and animated. A proverbial feast of the senses. Living here has taught me that with vibrancy comes not only ...

day 15:  night swim, day trip to artisan village, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

day 15: night swim, day trip to artisan village

A travel blog entry by sstrauch

... was esctatic about his latest find, curled around his left hand, a snake that he believes may be the first ever discoverd in Nicaragua. Earlier in the day he found a 'skunk like creature' that they also believe has not been identified in nica. In the ...

Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada

A travel blog entry by globetrotterch

... per quel poco tempo che ci ho passato andava pių che bene! Tante belle moto da tutta la regione (Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Belize, Guatemala e Messico), e la sera una festa in spiaggia con concerto live. Domenica, dopo un po' ...

Treehouse Jungle Hostel, Nicaragua, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Treehouse Jungle Hostel, Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by teamsharry

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... Juan del Sur after loving this little Nica town. And it wasn't long before we learnt that travelling on chicken buses in Nicaragua is an experience in itself����. We boarded one bus headed for Rivas and then halfway through the ...

Nicaragua - Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Nicaragua - Granada

A travel blog entry by saanddk

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Hola Charlotte here: As described, our trip through Honduras and into Nicaragua wasnīt exactly easy going. For a week or so it seemed that we were going in the direction of increasing entropy and most days were hot, sweaty, dusty and generally hard ...

Private Island for a Day, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Private Island for a Day

A travel blog entry by aliciatravels

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Granada is built on the shore of lake Nicaragua, a massive body of water that covers 7% of the country's landmass. A series of tiny islands (islettas) dot the water close to Granada, an apparent after effect of a nearby volcanic explosion thousands of ...

Some People Suck!, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Some People Suck!

A travel blog entry by margreet98

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I am back in Granada for 2 days before heading to Ometepe.  I had a yummy lunch at Tercer Ojo and another incredible steak at the other place that I can't seem to remember the name of... Decided today to check out an old fort and the cemetery and ...

Day Trippin, All Around Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Day Trippin

A travel blog entry by aliciatravels

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... to do with the remarkable cleanliness of the village. A pleasant contrast to the general litter strewn surroundings in Nicaragua. Here we visited some pottery artisans, toured their workshops and then enjoyed a peaceful lunch. Trip number two was to ...

Welcome to Nicaragua Mom & Dad, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Welcome to Nicaragua Mom & Dad

A travel blog entry by garrettgetschow

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... couldn't be happier to spend some time with them. We also did a tour of the 365 isletas (mini-islands) on Lake Nicaragua and had some amazing breakfasts and dinners at La Casa Blanca, a definite recommendation for anyone traveling into Granada. It is ...

Things to Note, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Things to Note

A travel blog entry by ktowell

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... in butter, or lard or something, and I could eat that every day until even my elastic waist pants don't fit. Don't go to Nicaragua expecting to lose weight. That's what Guatemala is for. We ate like we were on the cooking channel. Do go Salsa dancing ...

Granada, Granada, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada

A travel blog entry by dstears

Granada ...

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