Arenas Beach Hotel
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Skinhead here, for those of you interested in my changing hairstyles, I am pleased to report that my hair is slowly growing to a length which no longer scares the locals.
We had one of our most interesting flights to get to the Corn Islands, we flew via Managua to Big Corn Island with Las Costinas, the national airline. On arrival at the airport, which was tiny, we were told we could only put through 14 KGs per backpack, now we are travelling pretty ...
... water all day. The water was the most gorgeous turquoise blue (and a warm 80 degrees). Brigg Bay, the part of the island I was in, has virtually no waves - super calm waters that make it perfect conditions to snorkel, float, and swim. I took full advantage of the conditions and stayed in the water until I was properly pruned. Oh and did I mention that it is REALLY HOT in Nicaragua? It's hot. The weather temp on my phone usually ...
... snorkelling trips to further out sections of reef for about $20. You can also snorkel at night.
ACCOMODATION: We stayed in Three Brothers Hotel for $12 a night for a double room, it is one of a handful of places on the island were you have access to a kitchen. The rooms were clean, but we did have a cockroach or 3 chasing Alya around, the owner Randy gave us some bug spray that sorted out the problem. The kitchen is spacious, but has limited utensil, ...
... just not quite as good as I had imagined. Jimmy was working and I gave him a hard time about not showing up to trivia, apparently he never heard Emily call him so he just fell asleep instead. Emily came up at some point while I was eating and I filled her in on more details.
Once I had enough of socializing, I wandered down to the beach, and instead of going to the Yemaya beach, I turned right to find another beach. I ended up at the ...
... br> We ended up eating at a restaurant right near the port. It was okay, but definitely not what I was hoping for. Very average french toast with chocolate and bananas. We finished up, and after paying the bill we went back to our room for my camera and different shoes for Dean. He had messed up his toe and all his shoes were bugging him. We were initially going to try and find this special cube thing that Scuba Steve had told us about, a guy figured out the exact points in the ...