La Perla Hotel
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Big day ahead: we are driving from El Salvador, crossing Honduras, and ending the day in Nicaragua, in the old colonial town of León: 200 miles, 2 border crossings. The hotel staff told us to leave before 7am so we woke up at 5am and for the first time since we left San Francisco we get going on time. A local teenager draws on the sand a map to the …
Linda just sat down with me for breakfast at the Hotel La Perla; it is about 8:30 AM. I got up around 7 AM and came to this lovely outdoor courtyard breakfast area of the hotel and researched the day's activities for Leon. I also had my first typical Nicaragua breakfast consisting of rice and beans, sweet fried plantains (maduros), fried eggs and …
¡Hace muy caliente aqui!
As I have learned, the current León is the new city - old León (León Viejo) was abandoned a few hundred years ago for the current location due to the fear of erupting volcanoes. The whole truth is that the entire country of Nicaragua is a volcanic hot spot - it´s part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. Most major …
From last night, Managua has revealed a little more of its secrets. It´s hardly a place for foreign visitors. Any good businesses here have a guard standing along with shotgun right in front of the store. No joke!!!
It´s late November and the air here is still intensely hot. I am spending my last morning exploring some of the well known …
We anxiously awoke, knowing we needed to be first in line at the airport. Of course no taxis were available, and locals thought we were muy loco for heading out so early. ¨They don´t open until 7:00 a.m.¨ was the refrain. So we hoofed it the 1.5 miles. Sure enough, we were first in line. Ironically, a Danish gal arrived 5 minutes later, having …
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLa Perla Hotel Leon
A hotel with all of the traveler comforts which is very well located in Leon.
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