Hotel Los Arcos
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
- Reduced mobility rooms
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Los Arcos Esteli
fairly spartan room with wifi and some hanging space. Food is below par but location is ok. town alarm goes off at 6am and is audible from here
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Oscar was there earlier than the scheduled start of 9am for our transfer to Esteli. He had brought along a gift of Flor de Caņa rum from our tour operator, Nica Adventures.
Lots of farms with dairy, lettuce, cabbage, coffee and tobacco being popular choices. Oscar is obviously a frustrated guide employed as a driver but you don't get much …
On advice we came to Somoto to do a tour which looked and turned out to be a lot of fun.
The tour was a whole $25pp but we had to make our own way (by chicken bus) to Somoto where we would be met by Luiz who would make sure we got the next bus the short 13km hop out of town towards the Honduran border to the Canyon where we would spend …
... and decided we would be seeing the process so we would make out what he was saying. The first part of the tour we were shown how the cigar boxes were made, here we were also able to purchase a box should we wish to at the end of the tour. There was also a man who hand painted onto the box which I found fascinating. The second part the tour was the cigar section. We started in the storage room. Here the tobacco leaves are stored in a dark room which smells of ammonia. (We ...
There's a fruit lady I go to in the market every wednesday on my way home from the huerto. She's always super happy to see me, and calls me 'love' and 'dear', and recently started giving me an extra orange or mango free (mango season just started, they're SO GOOD!). Things like that have made me feel very at home.
Speaking of fruit, even though apples and pears don't grow here, there are bananas that taste of ...
Last Sunday I went to visit my best Nicaraguan friend in his home town just outside Esteli. He's such an amazing person. I had assumed he'd been brought up in a liberal, semi-well-off family with lots of alternative ideas (for nicaragua), but his family is the average nicaraguan family: religious, conservative, hard working, with 6 grown up kids, two of the daughters living with their children in their parents little house. As we went on a little walk around his town he told ...