Travel Blogs from Managua
Tidlig opp, atter en dag med lang bussreise. Selv om det er mye tid på buss, er det utrolig mye rart og fint å se gjennom vinduet. Grønn frodig natur, lokale småbyer, bølgeblikk-hus med parabolantenne, lastebiler stapp full av folk på lasteplanet, hele familier på motorsykkel.
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Well, well, it has been a long time since my last entry. I am sorry about that, but these past three weeks have been truly busy. It all got started during the week of Semana Santa, Easter Week. During this week every town shuts down, transportation stops running, and no one goes to work. There were processions in the streets starting at my favorite …
A square of concrete paved with bricks in the centre of each town is called the Parque Central. Each town or city has one and it is the hub or as they call it 'the Zocolo'. The one in Granada appears quite touristy. It is surrounded by restaurants and has been done up in the last few years to make it look nicer. They have put a fresh coat of paint on the tables, chairs and churches and have cleaned them right down. Surrounding the park are lovely old horse and carts made to give ...
... from beach to beach in Puerto Viejo, CR. If I lived in Central America, biking would be my only means of travel. It was my paradise biking kilometers on end (beach in pursuit) and just letting myself get lost in the scenery along the way.
Also, I felt an incredible sense of happiness being in a place where everyone speaks Spanish. As soon as I could (at customs), I started ...
... regard to lay out and design of neighborhoods. I can't recall once seeing a house in Nicaragua that I thought would be similar to what the average middle class American lives in. When I discuss the absence of the middle class, I am not over exaggerating, there really is not a middle class. Nicaragua has one of the biggest differences in wealthy vs. impoverished in the world. Half of the population lives off ...
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