Hotel Casa Naranja
Travel Blogs from Managua
... his dad drives him to school at 6:35. As they drive off, I scarf down a quick breakfast at the kitchen table. Breakfast ranges from a bowl of Frosted Flakes with a banana and a cup of passion fruit juice on a good day to a huge plate of plain black beans with a fried something on a not so great day. When I finish, I grab my backpack and my host mom says almost on cue, “Que te vaya bien Emi!” as I start toward the door.
... Dinner consisted of Nicaraguan tamales and fried plantains, and everyone crowded around in a circle to talk about why we decided to come on the trip. Overall this wonderful first day was full of both struggles (you try showering with buckets!) and little victories (catching a few of the words the natives spewed at you) one day down and twelve to go. We miss you all and will see you soon!
~Madi & ...
... then headed for a stroll. Canada had recommended a place called Garden Cafe for lunch so we set off in search of it and it didn't disappoint...great choice! Jen, with the Lonely Planet in hand, took us on a walking tour of Granada. A few church's, Kathy's Waffle House and two irish bars later we got our first view of Lake Nicaragua, the worlds 20th largest lake at 8,200km2. Nothing to report from the evening, ...
... Aegean water we skinny-dipped in.
But I didn't marry him. And I'm glad. Once I made myself listen to what he had to say, I wasn't very interested.
Traveling reminds me that I am a hyrda. For every option that gets ruled out because of my age, or intelligence, or abilities, another chance appears in its place and the world is full of things I can try before I die.
Most importantly, we DID get ...
... I think I'll have to write a book in order to share them with you . !! It's been so much more than filling in the holes in my Spanish grammer.
'How are you Paulette ?'
'A little tired. I went horseback riding at 6 this morning. I rode up to the farm with ten (riderless) horses, then I walked home. Wonderful, I should do this more often.' Paulette, 63, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet