Holiday Inn Managua - Convention Center
Travel Blogs from Managua
Our travel starts at 1:30 AM with a trip to Omaha, NE. We fly from Omaha to Denver and from Denver to Houston. While in the Houston airport I make two new friends. One is a lady that sits by me and starts making conversation about the people boarding the Newark plane. She says they are not dressed appropriately. It is very cold there. I can tell …
... just roll with it.
The bus moved excessively slow when we first left Jinotepe. I learned that this was because they needed more passengers, but once it filled up, we were speeding down the roads so quickly, I felt like I was on the Amazing Race and at any point someone was going to walk to walk down the aisle and tell me I'd reached a checkpoint or needed to solve some puzzle to get to the next part of ...
... sense of the road than most people * if your horn does not work you probably should not drive * velocidad maxima (speed limit) is actually the minimum speed a which you should travel * never drive behind anyone else * 90's music is the preferred listening material If these rules are followed you are well on the way to becoming a seasoned Nica driver. On the way to Isla de Ometepe we stopped for gas. I ran into the store to buy water and snacks, ...
... a motorcycle. The first motorized vehicle on little corn island - the gem of Nicaragua. I can't help but find this fact sad. It's already not the same. It won't be long before more motorcycles are brought over. Then 4 wheelers. Then maybe they will develop the road around the island. Then cars. It may be small but people are always looking for an easier way around things! In 10 years Nicaragua will still be beautiful with friendly people and warm waters. But it won't be the Nicaragua I know ...
... surfaces and interesting places. It looked good here. Found a cheap hotel just outside the centre and it is very pleasant. I have parked the bike in the foyer/breakfast area and they are so friendly.
Popped out to a stall for food along very lively, warm, humid, poorly lit streets and bought this chicken dish (see pic) for £1.58 !! Wrapped in leaves, delicious and washed down with Nicaraaguan beer !!
May stay a second night !!!!
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service