Hotel El Portal de 1610
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Leon
... after losing four games of pool. He had won one, which was one more than me. He was chatting with some French friends, who we plan to go on this volcano hike with. We spoke until 00.30 and then went to bed tiptoeing so as not to wake the 6 girls in our room (one psychologist from the US, a kindegarten teacher from Sweden and her pal, and two Dutch sisters, one of whom works for University of Utrecht just as I have done).
Up at 8.45 and ...
... walk up an active volcano, Volcan Telica, and had a few days to sightsee in Leon before we had to leave on the overnight trek. Leon is one of the old capitals of Nicaragua and has some beautiful colonial architecture in town and a very laid back atmosphere. Looking around the town, we got the sense that in general people from Leon were quite wealthy as there were always people in the square enjoying ice creams or frozen yogurt drinks from a shop were they cost $2 ...
... America. It used to be the capital of Nicaragua. While walking around in the city,we enjoyed the colonial architecture, vibrant markets and narrow streets. It is hot here and very humid.
The poet Ruben Dario (1867-1919) is a well-known national figure. Nicaraguans are proud of him. His deep and powerful poetry is full of passion, harmony and rhythm. Poetry ...
... we all gathered together once more to go over what in our world is sustainable and what is not. After our break it as time to go back to garden work. This time we learned the wonders of double digging and also planted a whole new bed of jack beans. By four in the afternoon we hopped back into the truck and went back to our hostal. Some kids went to a store to buy sodas and others bathed. After most of us were clean it ...
Where do I even begin? It's been such an emotional week. Yesterday morning I left Jiquilillo and I'm slowly making my way towards Managua from where I fly to Cleveland for an eleven day sojourn with my aunt Paula and a gentle reintroduction into first world living. For the next few days however, I will continue to wind down from my time in Jiquilillo, taking stock of the last six months and mentally preparing myself for my departure from Nicaragua.
When we ...