Joppa Turrets Guest House
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... Country: </b>Nicaragua <b>- Place: </b>San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua <b>- People: </b>Everyone we met on Utila! Taylor and MC our favourite Canadians, and Sam who was the best diving instructor we could have hoped for. I also have to give a special mentions to Denise our homestay host for being so generous and friendly, and Bea for being a general babe in the jungle (and providing chocolate frosting!) <b>- Activity:</b> ...
... lead to hidden neighborhoods or outdoor garden patios surrounded by the high walls of honey-colored stone, complete with wrought-iron balconies holding baskets of tumbling summer flowers. It is a place in which to truly enjoy getting lost. Down steep narrow cobbled streets, the imagination runs wild- it is the stuff of fairy tales and legends. One tale in particular makes Old Town Edinburgh an especially "magical" place for us.
... and famous as the home of Mary Queen of Scotts. The residence was
dark, dreary and cold; I would not have enjoyed being around in those days! The
history was terribly interesting having collected the self guided audio guides;
murders, betrayals and ceremonies. The gardens were particularly pretty!
By the time we made it up to the castle it
was getting too late to get enough value for the high entrance fee, it was
closing in under an hour so we decided ...
... that I have made were two Canadian girls, Tanya and Karine. We spent a lot of our time laughing at the differences between the Australian and Canadian culture and language. One of the funniest moments was when we were standing on the streets with deep fried Mars Bars and singing Happy Birthday to Tanya. I said "hip hip" and everyone stared blankly at me. I repeated it, once again to silence and I thought "ok now you're just being rude". It ...
... Perhaps. However, the question should now be – wool or cashmere?? Or maybe a kilt??
I felt very safe walking around the city even after the sun went down. There are people everywhere and I always stick to the main roads, so all good! But I still stay vigilant and aware of my surroundings.
The next morning I peeked out the window….hurray – no rain! I took my umbrella with me, just in case. Although the concierge at ...