Dolphin Guest House
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... is a beautiful old village where they make the most exquisite pottery. Some time ago it was decided each village would have a skill and so one would do pottery another plants and so on, they were called the Pueblos Blanco’s (White Villages) apparently due to the fact that all properties are white, which of course they aren’t!! The idea was to paint all of the houses but the Nicaraguans are pretty lazy and so made a start but never finished!!!
The pottery ...
After catching the free shuttle we ended up in Granada and the one word I can think of to describe the town is pretty. It has pretty cobblestone streets, pretty churches (everywhere!), pretty colourful buildings, pretty streets and pretty trees. It's a photographers dream! We walked to our cool hostel with a much needed pool, as it is SO hot ...
... on the street. A huge parade passes by the houses from each individual church. They carry the typical symbols representing Christ on the cross. As well as huge displays that they have made. There is a very sombre music that is played throughout the procession. It was wonderful to witness such a significant event in the lives of the people of Nicaragua and Central America. After seeing the parade we fought through the crowds and went to the gym. Trained ...
... the full lift straight to Granada, particularly since the bus wouldn't be until 2 o'clock. Too expensive my man, and Road Rule Number 7* states that you never trust a locals information when they are trying to sell you a competing service.
At the bus depot there were plenty of touts trying to sell the same kind of services. As we are gringos it is assumed we don't like crowded hot buses. All part of the adventure. As it turns out the ...
... She (Nica) and Miguel (Spainard) have a dram to create a special kind of artsy/Eco hostel. She is a really interesting woman and I really enjoy our conversation. One of my favorite parts of travel is connecting with the real people. We all have a dream; maybe impossible, but if it's right, it will happen!
Tues. Is my moving day. No rush. I'm on Nica time! I enjoy my breakfast. Receive an email from a Durham, NC sister community organization ...