Mango Rosa Nicaragua
Travel Blogs from San Juan del Sur
Some things to know about Nicaragua:
-Everything has 2 prices, some have 3
-Buying from street vendors is liking giving a crumb to a single ant...before you know it, half the mound is there...same with street vendors
-"es muy caro, mas borato?
-When you tell a horse drawn carriage guy no, he'll respond with, "Maybe …
... the table. We are used to seeing dogs everywhere but this was the first cat sighting. We decided to carry limited funds in to town today as if we were robbed it wouldn't be too much of a loss. We pooled our money and we had $55 US dollars and 90 cordobas. We tried to be selective when picking our meals and did some quick math. Unfortunately when we got the bill we did not factor in the 10% gratuity. Our bill was $58 dollars US so we were short a couple dollars. Our server ...
Our construction buddies woke us up at 7:30 this morning. So we got up and Sheri made some breakfast. She made potatoes not toast. We had our first scorpion sighting; Kyle saw one when he shook out the towels that we had left outside the previous night. He originally wasn't going to tell us, but he decided to. We then got ourselves ready to go on the catamaran. We met our captain, Captain Ben, and waited for all the people to arrive. Scott and his friends had told us they were not ...
... museum, the clock tower of the cathedral, et cetera. We are staying in hostel Lazy Bones, a typical Spanish colonial building with large rectangular inner courtyards, together with a large group of college students from New York. Costa Rica was already a popular place with gringos and now Nicaragua is catching up, we see loads of high-school classes touring around the country. Next is Granada, the major tourist draw and fairly similar to ...
... volcano that some of the students with ascend tomorrow. It was a pretty hot day and hike until we started to get far enough into the side of the volcano when the forest started to get thick enough to cool us all down considerably. We were lucky that it was a very quiet day at the waterfall and only three other tourists were there when we finally saw the almost 60 meter plummet of water. After a nice picnic lunch, most of us ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking