San Simian Eco Lodge
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... to verify our passports. We agreed that if they still needed volunteers when we went up to show them our passports, we'd go for it. Unfortunately they had all the people they needed, so we missed out. Wan wannnn. Highlight this time around was an older lady at one of the airport shops trying to convince us to buy a selfie stick. "We just got them in and they're REALLY cool!" She claimed enthusiastically. We opted for no selfie stick and stuck ...
... and a private bathroom, two beds, a pool, free wifi, free coffee, a cute bunny hops around everywhere and I have multiple hammocks to choose from to write my blog in... $25 dollars total per night... WINNING!
We took quick showers since I am pretty sure I looked and smelled like a sweaty, slimy, pig, and then we left. It was only 7PM and everything was closed! We couldn't find any other humans... The streets were dark and even the parque ...
... so the journey passed quickly.
After a rough taxi ride on a dirt road full of potholes we finally arrived at Hacienda Merida on Ometepe. It is an island, in huge Lake Nacaragua, formed from 2 volcanoes which ran together when they erupted forming a figure of eight shaped island. One of the volcanoes is dormant and one still active. They rise to 1300 and 1600 metres respectively and are covered with cloud forest. We would have loved to get to the top, ...
... Is the whole chaos theory so tenuous, one flick of a butterfly's wings and the universe changes? One new pair of shoes and you screw up a kid's life forever?
I'm so frustrated. I feel like one those fancy dancing horses that come
into town once a year to parade down the streets in front of all the
poor people, sleek and fat, dripping with stuff I have but don't
need; and compared to a city of
people doing real, hard work, basically just a knick-knack.
... very keen to meet us passing tourists.
The lake lies only 19Km from the Pacific and is connected to the Caribbean by a river. An agreement has recently been struck with China to build a new canal to compete with the Panama canal but capable of taking the latest large tankers and container ships. Whilst this poses environmental issues to the Lake, it will also provide a significant boost to the economy of Nicaragua.