Hotel San Cristobal
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... probably around 80, or at least looking the age, 5 feet tall, and maybe 100 pounds, dark skinned and with at least a majority of indiginous blood line. She appeared tough in her age, but frail at the same time, and was simply dressed. Deep wrinkles covered her face. We made eye contact and she asked in spanish if I wanted to buy some coffee. I declined and thanked her. At that point, she takes my hand, to my surprise. Now at this point, I have no idea what is about to happen, ...
... door, a mattress and a picnic table. He finally designed a wooden toboggan type thing that picks up a bucket load of speed as you hurtle down the slopes. Rated #2 on CNN's 'Thrill seekers bucket list: 50 things to do before you die!' it's obviously not for the faint hearted (We later learnt that #1 is to take a Russian jet fighter plane for a ride at a slighter more expensive price so we were glad for the cheaper #2 option!). We all boarded the big truck which ...
Today we woke up early only because it was so hot. We packed all our stuff up and checked out of Surfing Turtle lodge. Then we walked to the little river and go into the same boat we took on the way there. This time the water was for some reason really shallow and we hardly made it across. The guy had to get out and push the boat because the bottom was scratching on the sand. It was quite ...
... in a lifetime experience.
Lunch was a picnic in a local park in Masaya, where we encountered two dexterous boys making impressive handicrafts out of leaves. Upon returning to the hostel,
everyone was ready to jump into the lagoon to cool off after a long day of
walking. Some brave souls ventured out into deeper waters with kayaks, while
... and learning the principles of agro-ecology
along the way. A couple of kids also came from the area and joined us during
our adventure, communicating with us and learning more about their culture.
You could say without exaggerating that we are roughing it. However,
we all seem to have become quickly accustomed to using the outhouses (simply
scrap metal sheds with holes in the ground) and dimly lit ...