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  • My very first medical exam in SpanishAfter 6 weeks of eating everything, including street food in Central America, I accidently found myself at a resort eating the worst food I have ever had that was wildly overpriced. I can´t say that I enjoyed my time Posted by SeekingSpanish in Shannon Seeks Spanish | May 18, 2012
  • Basic Information • Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America. • The population is 5,727,707 (rank=108) • Gold córdoba is the currency used in Nicaragua. • Spanish is the official language, but the Caribbean coast small groups speak English and other et Posted by musijac15 in Nicaragua | May 15, 2012
  • Cock fighting in Nicaragua and other odd sportsLast night I went to a cock fight. And no, I am not referring to attending another Poetry Slam, although there are some odd similiarities. The rooster fight was a 20 minute drive from Leon, Nicaragua. I went as Posted by SeekingSpanish in Shannon Seeks Spanish | May 14, 2012
  • Nicaragua Our first conversation in Nicaragua, with an actual Nico, went something like this: “Hi, where are you from?”, “Portugal – my husband [yeah, me] is from England.”, Posted by andyeverywhere in | May 12, 2012
  • Part 7: A Crazy Crossing into Nicaragua…And what a bus journey it was; or should I say a multi-bus journey. One bus to the main highway, one bus to Liberia (a nearby town), one bus to the boarder, a pretty long walk across no-mans land Posted by marajade1_200 in Chapter 28: A Year of Spanish | Apr 22, 2012
  • Amerikan seikkailu 2005, osa 10.==3.6 Perjantai== ==NICARAGUA 3.6 – 8.6== * erittäin köyhä, johtuen useista selkkauksista, sisseistä, diktaattoreista yms. hässäköistä * jotkut sanovat, että luonto olisi jopa rikkaampi kuin Costa Ricassa * kanavaa suunniteltiin ennen Panamaa Nicara Posted by Hapa in Hapa`s travels | Apr 12, 2012
  • NicaraguaCrossed the border at Las Manos, where there were many truckers, but no major problems. Though we were through in less than two hours, this was probably the most hectic of borders to date. We headed to the colonial city Posted by SusieMiller in Head South | Apr 1, 2012
  • Ometepe... Jurassic Park.Diving is hard. Diving is really hard. 13 dives in 8 days and Linn and I were in pieces. Our plan was to travel from Utila on Honduras' Carribean coast to Nicaragua but sleep became much more Posted by LinnSailer in No plan is the best plan | Mar 27, 2012
  • Adventures with Mr. BrownAfter spending a great week in Utila, we had plans to meet up with a friend in Managua. Although we would have been happy staying for another week or two in Honduras, it was time to move on. Posted by Drifters in Around the Globe in 2012 | Mar 24, 2012
  • NicaraguaHaving finished the last blog entry with us flying to Costa Rica, the title of this one may be a little confusing, but while in Hawaii we realised we had 6 days to spare before we joined an activity tour Posted by SimonandLucy in Simon and Lucy's amazing honeymoon! | Mar 6, 2012
  • Did somone say the English like to party?Hey guys! Have just read Lewys blog.... who woulda thought that he´s actually pretty funny ey ;) So Ill pick up from our time in San Jose. Everyone we have spoken to strongly disliked the place but I have to say I Posted by lewyandkerri in Beach Ahoy! | Jan 22, 2012
  • Beer and Beaches in San Juan del SurHola!! After spending two days on Isla Ometepe we left the island for San Juan del Sur along with Ali and Sean, The Kiwis :) After a rather uneventful ferry and chicken bus ride we found ourselves on the beach again. After Posted by CanWay in CanWay | Jan 19, 2012
  • Escape from Ometepe -- Part 2The boat was small and cramped, but we were happy to be on. Or should we be? The waves were huge and boat was going quite slowly. It turns out that our boat was some type of "pump boat". Posted by krisses in Indulging the Wanderlust | Jan 12, 2012
  • Escape from Ometepe -- Part 1Since the ferry ride off of Isla Ometepe to the mainland was cancelled due to high winds, everyone was trying to leave for the 6am ferry the next day -- AT THE SAME TIME. 4:30am Wake up and get ready to Posted by krisses in Indulging the Wanderlust | Jan 12, 2012
  • Isla Ometepe by BikeHallo! After spending a good 4 days in the city of Leon, we headed for Isla Ometepe. Ometepe is a volcanic island formed by two volcanoes in Lake Nicaragua, just outside of Managua the capital city of Nicaragua. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.c Posted by CanWay in CanWay | Jan 10, 2012
  • Climbing Volcano Maderas - Another Side StoryAs we began our slow and brutal climb out of the "pond", one of our fellow trekkers complained of a stomach ache. He was in a lot of pain. It turned out that he really needed to take Posted by krisses in Indulging the Wanderlust | Jan 10, 2012
  • Climbing Volcano Maderas - A Side StoryAfter 4 hours of hiking up the muddy and slippery Volcano Maderas, we reached the top. We were bruised, aching, starving, and parched with thirst. But wait! The highlight of the climb was still to be conquered by Posted by krisses in Indulging the Wanderlust | Jan 10, 2012
  • Climbing Volcano Maderas in NicaraguaAfter spending New Years day in San Juan del Sur we could not wait to get out and see the rest of Nicaragua. We have heard so much about this country and how it's the great undiscovered travel destination of Posted by dariusz in Indulging the Wanderlust | Jan 8, 2012
  • Volcano boarding in Leon¡Hola! After leaving the turtles and La Tortuga we headed for Nicaragua. To get there you have to cross two borders, El Salvador-Honduras and Honduras-Nicaragua. The drive through Honduras only takes about two hours as the majority of the country lies Posted by CanWay in CanWay | Jan 6, 2012
  • New Years Eve San Juan Del Sur Style - Pictures and VideoSee the previous post for a write up of what happened but here are the pics and video. Thanks Chad for some of the pics! [i][b][[ Posted by dariusz in Indulging the Wanderlust | Jan 4, 2012
  • New Years Eve San Juan Del Sur StyleYes, we're still alive and still healthy! We just haven't really had time to sit down and write a blog entry or even upload pictures as of late. The last blog was from Guatemala and we've since made our way Posted by dariusz in Indulging the Wanderlust | Jan 4, 2012
  • LeónLeón is another colonial city in Nicaragua. To be honest I did not do much in León. I walked around town a few times, visited the cathedral and for the rest was hanging out in the hostel and making further Posted by sarahm_lux in A Luxembourger with a backpack | Dec 11, 2011
  • GranadaAfter we arrived in Granada around noon, we went to explore the city centre first. It is a nice colonial city with a lot of pretty buildings and very busy streets, especially in the market area near the hostel. The Posted by sarahm_lux in A Luxembourger with a backpack | Dec 10, 2011
  • Isla OmetepeWhen I finally left San Juan del Sur, I went to Isla Ometepe, an island formed by 2 volcanoes on Lake Nicaragua. On the ferry there I met an English girl I knew from San Juan. We shared a taxi Posted by sarahm_lux in A Luxembourger with a backpack | Dec 5, 2011
  • San Juan del SurOn Tuesday, 22th November, I got the bus from San José to the border with Nicaragua. I met an Irish girl on the bus who was going to San Juan del Sur too. We crossed the border together and then Posted by sarahm_lux in A Luxembourger with a backpack | Dec 5, 2011
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