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Nicaragua: The Return

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Maya and me running in the ocean. I’ll admit it, sometimes it’s fun to have a little sister! Although I was sad that we were leaving our overlanding friends and Costa Rica behind, I have to admit I was itching…

NICARAGUA

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Granada – “The Grand Sultan” You’d never know that during its illustrious history the city of Granada has been set alight on several occasions. William Walker, the American filibuster, who was routed from the city in 1856, was one of…

The face of Central America is about to change.

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Nicaragua just approved a proposed route for a $40 billion shipping channel across the Central American country that would compete with the Panama Canal. The proposed canal would pass through Lake Nicaragua, Central America’s largest lake, and will be between 230 meters and 520 meters…

Budget: Nicaragua

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Nicaragua: Camp Site List

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Quinta San Rafael (Somoto Canyon) Date Visited: 05/11/2014 Location: 13.45398, -86.68810 (Altitude: 2116 feet) Beautiful grounds and a great place to hit after crossing the border. Plenty of space here, although the road was pretty narrow. 150N per person per…

Nicaragua-Final days on the beach

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In order to get to Patagonia in time for the summer (December-February), we realized we would have to speed up our pace through Central America. When you travel fast it is very difficult to get a sense of place; we…

Ometepe and Lake Nicaragua

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We arrive at San Jorge on the edge of the lake at a little before 11. We have read somewhere that there are ferries running every hour or so, but it isn’t quite what we need as it turns out.…

Ometepe and Lake Nicaragua

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We arrive at San Jorge on the edge of the lake at a little before 11. We have read somewhere that there are ferries running every hour or so, but it isn’t quite what we need as it turns out.…

Nicaragua- Ometepe Island

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After almost melting into oblivion in Granada from the heat, Sam and I were on the fence wether we wanted to visit Ometepe Island in Lake Nicaragua. We kept going back and forth, and finally decided to let fate choose…

Masaya Volcano and Granada, Nicaragua

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We leave Leon on a Monday morning, bound for Granada.  There are three of us today as we have added a new member to our loosely defined gang of two. Shannon is from Victoria, BC and has come to Nicaragua,…

Masaya Volcano and Granada, Nicaragua

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We leave Leon on a Monday morning, bound for Granada.  There are three of us today as we have added a new member to our loosely defined gang of two. Shannon is from Victoria, BC and has come to Nicaragua,…

Nicaragua- Volcan Masaya and Granada

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Masaya Volcano National Park There are not that many places where you can drive up to the top of an active volcano, but hell, we are in Nicaragua, why not. Masaya National Park lets you drive up to the lip…

Las Penitas, Nicaragua

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Jen is coming to see me!!! Can’t seem to get the capital letters big enough in this one to express how excited I am. I’ve been missing her and home and I get choked up at the thought of getting…

Las Penitas, Nicaragua

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Jen is coming to see me!!! Can’t seem to get the capital letters big enough in this one to express how excited I am. I’ve been missing her and home and I get choked up at the thought of getting…

Cerro Negro Volcan, Nicaragua

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Cerro Negro is a young volcano in the Cordillera de los Maribios mountain range in northwest Nicaragua. It first appeared in April 1850, which amazes me. To think of an entire mountain just appearing out of the core of the…

Cerro Negro Volcan, Nicaragua

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Cerro Negro is a young volcano in the Cordillera de los Maribios mountain range in northwest Nicaragua. It first appeared in April 1850, which amazes me. To think of an entire mountain just appearing out of the core of the…

Leon, Nicaragua

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Leon is known for it’s cathedral, a fairly new UNESCO addition, and the numbers of backpackers who flock here. It’s hot nearly year round, but thankfully the beach is only about a 15-minute drive away. Brian and I stay with…

Leon, Nicaragua

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Leon is known for it’s cathedral, a fairly new UNESCO addition, and the numbers of backpackers who flock here. It’s hot nearly year round, but thankfully the beach is only about a 15-minute drive away. Brian and I stay with…

Nicaragua- Hiking Somoto Canyon solo

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Just a note. In Somoto Canyon Sam’s Canon camera broke (not on the hike, the day before). So from this post forward all the beautiful pics he took will be, well less beautiful. We have had to use our tiny waterproof…

Riding from Honduras to Nicaragua

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After leaving Choluteca early, I ride just under an hour to get to the border station at Guasaule. It’s a bright and clear day, and it’s going to be hot. I could feel an immediate difference in the air temperature…

Riding from Honduras to Nicaragua

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After leaving Choluteca early, I ride just under an hour to get to the border station at Guasaule. It’s a bright and clear day, and it’s going to be hot. I could feel an immediate difference in the air temperature…

Nicaragua Expenses

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The Next Adventures | Travel Stories From The Road | Adventure Travel Around The Globe All it took was 42 nights, 57,168 Cordobas and Josh’s tasty watermelon mojitos to complete our discovery of Nicaragua’s canyons, volcanoes, lakes and coastlines. The…

Nicaragua

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  NICARAGUA   Capital – Managua                  Currency – Cordobas (C$)                   Language – Spanish and English   29th January – Really pleasant people at…

Settling down on the farm in Ometepe, Nicaragua

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The Next Adventures | Travel Stories From The Road | Adventure Travel Around The Globe When we purchased our home in Steamboat Springs, Colorado we were in our early-twenties.  It was in a small apartment building that was mostly owned…

Hitting our stride at Lake Apoyo

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The Next Adventures | Travel Stories From The Road | Adventure Travel Around The Globe When we arrived at Paradiso hostel on lake Apoyo they asked how long we would stay… Coming off of having just spent 10 days exploring…