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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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... seem to know either. Our hostel told us it was definitely going at 2100 but that we needed to leave the hostel at 1600 to make it to the port in time (even though the journey was one hour!). This left very little time to see the rest of the island so our superfast tour continued the next day when we went swimming in the beautiful natural pools at Ojo de Agua where we watched a load of fellow backpackers playing cricket across the pools.
We decided that given the ridiculous ...
... I felt like we could see our way to Panama from here—and we could, in intent if not with our eyes.
Then we coasted down to the lake, on a mountain road buffeted by strong winds. I felt a bit apprehensive to be coming down to the flatlands out of the hills, but it wasn’t as hot as I feared (33 degrees, but felt like less as we were travelling fast downhill). Finding no hotels at our planned destination, we continued on to Tipitapa, riding the last 20 km at ...
... another book until I’ve finished this one – afterall its only taken me two and a half years (I blame box sets… and Facebook!)
No Facebook here though… Initially took a boat along a river to a jungle ranch place to spend the first night, where it became the first hostel to come with a free horse!
Unfortunately my horse happened to be particularly stubborn, which began a rather lengthy stand off in the middle of the farm. ...
... 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 ...