Hotel Alameda

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From No Man's Land To Mad Man's Land

A travel blog entry by doove

94

... Got shafted again by the ATM there, and added another 2 hours on to my trip with only old men selling sweetcorn as my only distraction from the godawful beep beep blap music, which I'm going to try and upload a video with as part of this blog, to show you how painful life can be without your ipod here. (video upload would have taken about 10 yeats so nope) Got money, got shafted for the fourth time, exchanging my money back, paid the entrance fee into Nicaragua (where the guy didn't ...

Cigars & Canyons

A travel blog entry by georgeandlol

1
53

We got up really early to catch the bus to Esteli, not wanting to miss it. We got to the bus stop at 5am and were the first people to get a seat. What we didn't realise is that the bus doesn't leave until it was full, so we sat for an hour and a half waiting for more passengers. We didn't realise that you could arrive at 6.30 for a 5.00am bus and still get a seat! The ride up was uneventful and we found ourselves a ...

Bay Area Vibe in Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by greld

4

... the streets. Managua became my least favorite city pretty quickly. But Susana made it up to me by taking me to a wonderful restaurant near her house called a gorgeously decorated healthy restaurant Ola Verde (http://olaverdesa.com), owned by an 50-something American woman named Carla, who is a nutritionist, used to work for the USDA and was married to a diplomat, which is why she moved from America to Nicaragua. She had the idea ...

Goddesses of the Canyon

A travel blog entry by greld

8

... another group who were preparing to do the "jump" into the river. We watched this man mentally debate whether he was going to jump from the highest point for a good 15-20 minutes and change his mind each time and chicken out. During that time Susana and I got into a discussion about fear...what types of things we were scared of and the importance of pushing ourselves outside of our comfort zone. I observed how I didn't have the same fears ...

Long Buses and Canyon Tours

A travel blog entry by andycrandy

11

... at 5 mph. And the most impressive was watching the bus helper lift 24 bundles of wood on his head up the ladder at the back of the bus and loading them on top. He could definitely compete and win Nicaragua’s Strongest Man competition. Funnier yet, was after 2 hours of rough dirt roads, we finally made it to pavement and that was when we got a flat tire. They changed a school bus tire faster than I can change my underwear. We assume that must happen all the time. Finally we ...

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