Hotel La Mar Dulce
Travel Blogs from Granada
... We took a different canal from our inward journey and after a few minutes we realised the problem was that the water level was so low that he knew he would have difficulty. Soon, he opened the tool box, withdrew a couple of tools and jumped over the side. He managed to lift the outboard motor a little higher and he pushed the boat upstream through a narrow gap. He needed the motor as we were going upstream but it was too shallow to use it.
... to the times of its heyday, when it was the de-facto capital of the entire Central American region.
After paying homage to this wonderful city, I can move on to write about what we will remember of this place, in addition to the colorful buildings: the heat. It's hot, but really hot. We cannot really quantify it in degrees because all the thermometers in the city have probably exploded. There is a humidity level that doesn’t have anything to do with this planet: to try to ...
... going up. Loose volcanic rocks, combined with a terribly steep gradient combined with a high center of gravity is a recipe for disaster. My first fall saw me put all my weight onto a rock I thought was stable. As soon as I lifted my other foot, it rolled out from underneath me leaving me grasping at air. This landing was painful. A couple of tumbles over the sharp rock and down about 5m I came to rest with my knee securely ...
... pottery. We also got to try the pottery wheel. It took them a long time and a lot of work to make about 20 pieces of pottery. Then we went swimming in a crater lake called Natural Laguna de Apoyo where we got to jump off a swimming dock. We also got to kayak out into the waves.
The day was fun because I got to get up close to my first volcano and got t go swimming in a crater.
Afterwards we went back to the hotel and went swimming and then the next morning we ...
... and tried to figure out whether the woman was,
indeed, Gerald's mom AND, if so, why she denied it. Was she ashamed?
your name Gerald? Isn't that Geraldo, in Spanish?” Stephanie asked.
said “Yes” and then said a lot of other words in Spanish. He
turned his back and started erasing things from the white board. The
fan was buzzing ,and it was hot, and there was a noisy ...