Travel Blogs from Boca Sabalos
... of a summer BC interior scent and feel and landscape, dry pines, rolling hills.
We had a day and a half of this tranquility riding to the junction with the Pan American Highway. All the little towns along the way were completely shuttered up because of the holidays, and I felt lucky each time we found a lone fruit seller or an open café in a gas station. Perhaps because of the holidays, even the Pan Am Highway was relatively peaceful and still scenic with now ...
... talking for the sake of it one of the group. People would get on and have conversations and be cool, but at times everyone was also content in just sitting quietly without any awkwardness. This was good, as the area was very quiet and relaxed so got a bit of relaxation time in between the mad rushing either side of this trip. The place was soooo quiet, I even finally opened up and started reading my book :O The same book I took travelling last year and refuse ...
... rain, however, I still managed to get wet!
Another fun fact about the Rio San Juan, is that it was orginally going to be the site for the Central American Canal, the whole city of Greytown is a result of that expectancy. However the US in the end decided that Panama was more practical. Although now it seems very likely that China is going to build one here, which will be horrible for the environment.
... into the experience of traveling from one country to another via boat down a huge river which eventually opened up into a massive and wide bay. Crossing a bay into another country with thunder, lighting, rain, and wind on the water is an eye opening moment. There is such great vastness in the world that just keeps expanding beyond ourselves at all times.
In Nicaragua there is color and cobble stone streets. Once through ...
... a surprise camping trip to uninhabited Isla de Quiste to celebrate our 1 year and 2 moths of being "parejas". Nice romantic pick nick with bottle of wine surrounded by fireflies and a clear starry sky!
We had the place most of the time completely for ourself as no other guests were present the first days. But when we returned from our island, we saw lots of activity. Apparantly the family-in-law of Carlos Mejía Godoy rented the whole place ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSabalos Lodge Boca Sabalos
I loved this place! My room was rustic and comfortable, the food was delicious, hosts accommodating and not overbearing. Perfect! I especially loved the off the grid living.
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