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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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After a nice grilled fish lunch and a most refreshing cold beer at a restaurant on the outskirts of Managua we continued on toward Granada . . . my thoughts keep returning to the sugar cane workers.
Large haciendas and gated estates began to appear on the outskirts of town, cattle were grazing in large pastures, I wonder if one of these enormous homes is that ...
... t trust the guy, so I kept asking the driver how we could get to Masaya. They both said repeatedly, stay in our bus, rather than giving me a straight answer.
Eventually, we found that the 60 cordobas was actually just 20 each for the three of us. Still not right, but we decided to go ahead and pay it and look for a better bus to Masaya.
Before we knew it, the bus had stopped on a random street in Jinotepe and the couple got off. The street was empty ...
... and it is really pretty. We went down to the lakeside and the lake is absolutely huge. I was kind of expecting a small lake and it’s more like Lake Geneva/ It felt like we were at the sea as we couldn’t see the sides let along the end of the lake. Apparently it takes 12hrs on a ferry to go from one end to the other. The heat and proximity of water meant there were flies absolutely everywhere by the lake so we quickly re-treated a few kms back to the centre before Zoe got ...
... I also found it interesting how passengers are sometimes expected to carry things for others to make room. Like Susanna and I got on the bus with two large backpacks and they were given to this woman in a front seat so more people could get on and we weren't blocking the way. Totally freaked me out for someone else to have my bag, but sometimes peoples are asked to hold baskets of food or even small children ...
... a priest. Or a mountaineer. Traveling as a mother is fun, because, who cares about the middle aged lady with the large purse? Who is more non-threatening than a mother? We just fuss, and adjust things. Maybe a grandmother is more harmless, but mothers are still young enough that no one feels pressured to give his seat up for us, or help us over a high curb. We are too old to get picked up on, but too young to get picked ...