Travel Blogs from Liberia
Alex, Veronica and Stuart were all so very welcoming (even though we
arrived late and a little haggard). We're still dreaming of the corn
tortillas Veronica included in our welcome snack - the BEST!
If this place were only a tent site the views alone would be worth the
price. An amazing expanse that's difficult to capture on a camera...so
green and lush, the ...
... corners we frequented in Guatemala. Eating out is a no no as it's similar prices to home in the touristy areas however the supermarkets are also similar to home and we spend a while in the first one we come to peering at all the tins, jars and other food we haven't seen in a while. Cheese and coconut milk being some of the most exciting additions and it's ridiculous how happy I am to make curry for dinner on our first night and a simple cheese sandwich the next day ...
... of us riding around the island on a moped, which I enjoyed, until Nat tried driving a decided to career straight towards a local on a push bike, despite having a whole road to aim for, typically of the Nico's the local just laughed and laughed, and no doubt told the story to his family later that day of the crazy girl gringo with the helmet over her eyes! Final stop in Nicaragua was San Juan del Sur, a touristy surf town, where we again bumped into the Irish duo we ...
... catch up was to ask the guide questions, at which point he’d stop to answer and point out other things and my animal would ponderously amble up. I think it was mostly because mine was an older horse, about twelve years; although I will say he didn’t like me much and seemed tempted to scrape me off on a barbed-wire fence.
The ride was hot but beautiful. Since we were doing a long loop, and accessing different elevations, we got to see a ...
... but they were charging me $56.00 U.S (San Jose - Panama City). So I took a chance and luckily everything went ok and I saved myself a bunch of $. :)
I went out and boarded the bus for Liberia. The bus was large and comfortable and I arrived in Liberia around 11:30 AM.
Went to my hostel Hospedaje Dodero, very close to the Bus-Station and my 12:30 PM I was already taking my first walk of the city. Because it was Sunday, everything was empty and closed.