Travel Blogs from Moyogalpa
... was an incredible view of the island and the lake. We rested for a bit once we hit the highest point we were allowed to climb but with no jungle canopy above our head it was really hot. The wind cooled us off a bit. We hike down the volcano on the opposite side that we climbed up. It was steep and had no trees so there was no cover from the noon day sun. It was pretty challenging getting down with all the loose gravel on the trail but we made it down unharmed. We ...
... We did it with a nice Dutch teacher called Astrid and our guide Jonathan was really knowledgeable and pointed out all the plants we could eat, showed us local insects, bugs and birds and even found us a family of howler monkeys. However monkeys are so loud you can hear them from a few miles away. We had heard them at Tikal in Guatemala but this was the first time we had actually seen them. They live in family groups and tried to pee on Zoe as we got ...
... busy. It took an hour and a half to reach the port town of Rivas. Here, the bus station was chaotic! People and stuff moving around everywhere. We swapped onto a smaller mini van and made our way, very slowly through the narrow market streets to the port. It wasn't very far, but we moved so slow that it took half an hour! Apparently the ferry over to Ometepe island is broken. So we had to get a boat. It was the oldest boat ever. And very scary!!! The water was choppy and the ...
... branches and roots invading the path. In there it was incredibly hot & a little claustrophobic but once you break out of it, you're treated to views of the island, the lake and even as far as the pacific. The next 100m are standard path with these views. Higher and the climb starts to get tricky. You lose the path, it's replaced by small volcanic rocks which provide no grip whatsoever. This means you're on all ...
... The houses were a variety of tin shacks, breeze blocks and concrete constructions. Eduodo explained they had two seasons- rainy -May to October and dry-November to June- he said in the rainy season it would rain for weeks at a time and you couldn't do anything.
We had a ride to Rivas, which was a small town.It had a colourful plaza and a large Catholic Church opposite.We had a walk around, just popped into the busy supermarket to see how much things cost,coffee ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking