Crowne Plaza Hotel Managua
Travel Blogs from Managua
Our first day in Nicaragua, woke up to a scorching hot day. From the balcony of our room we could see that we were very close to the Sandino monument, so we decided to take a walk to it.
Leaving the safety of the hotel we walked around the corner, passed some army barracks and up to some steps that led up to what looked like an eternal …
Our last weeks in Nicaragua were all in the context of our new little project: Un otro mundo .news.
We attended the victory celebration of the Sandinistas with a crowd of a hundred thousand (see previous post). The next morning we were looking forward reading about it in our Belgian newspapers, but... nothing. BBC World maybe? The Guardian or Al Jazeera neither... ...
... and got us to the boat on time. A few handshakes and muchas gracias and we were on our way across the sea-like lake. This time we sat in the cheap seats on lower deck. Caitlin and Alyson chose the front row as the bench seat there seemed in reasonable condition. I put up with mine a few rows further back although with a modicum of force I could easily have damaged it beyond repair. An extremely burly, to be polite, couple sat down in the row in front of me and ...
... ear so that it would accept the antibiotics and (otherwise it would come back worse). Her hope was it would heal enough in three days that she could take the device out, make sure my ear was accepting the medicine, and then look at my eardrum to make sure that wasn't affected. It would be a great plan, except Jamie, the missionary I am staying with, is leaving for Jalapa tomorrow. I have no choice but to stay in Managua until my ear problem (hopefully) gets fixed. ...
... But they were a very friendly bunch, especially when Reyna and her sons had to step out for a bit and left me alone with her parents and sister.
They asked me what I was doing in Nicaragua. "Estoy aqui solo para pasear" is a very foreigner-oriented answer that merely confused them.
I tuned out for a bit and had to pause for a second. I was sitting in some random person's house in Nicaragua, absorbed into a family. Just 12 hours ago, I ...
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- Swimming pool
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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