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  • Checking out Granada It was only about a half hour from La Cruz to the Nicaraguan border. The Costa Rican side of the border was pretty easy, although I stood in the wrong line a Posted by dfilipia in ESL Training in Costa Rica | Jun 29, 2010
  • Life After STNYep, its official. I sold Surf Tours Nicaragua! After just 4 short years of operation at a whirlwind pace, I was able to sell the business for a tidy little profit (actually, less than 2 times discretionary earnings) and just Posted by NicaNic in The Long Road Home | Jul 1, 2010
  • Smoking Volcanoes, Arts & Crafts and Great Coffee!So I can add a Central America section to my list of places I’ve been!! Since I started this blog, the only new country I visited so far has been Nicaragua in January 2009. [See the updated list below]. Yes, Posted by tweetaz in Who? What? When? Where? and Why? | May 19, 2010
  • Laguna D'Apoyo Thanks to a few great recommendations, we decided to spend our final three days at the Monkey Hut in a place called Laguna D'Apoyo. Laguna D'Apoyo is an old mountain that erupted and then fo Posted by McNouye in McNouye | May 8, 2010
  • Sounds like San JuanIt is our last day in San Juan del Sur. We have just moved out of our house and are about to leave for a weekend at the lake. It will be the last weekend of our trip Posted by McNouye in McNouye | May 6, 2010
  • Our 100th blog postPrescholar D'Oro While in San Juan, we decided to do a little volunteering. I was hoping that we would actually get involved with an organization and do more, but selfishly, we decid Posted by McNouye in McNouye | May 5, 2010
  • Would THIS be good with mangos?In Edmonton while they are in season there is an over abundance of apples. Every other house has a tree producing some kind of apple with colourful names like crab apples, apple crabs, sweet northern and big white. Despite the Posted by McNouye in McNouye | Apr 29, 2010
  • Getting there (and back) is half the funIn my ideal world I would head out surfing at 6:30 or 7:00, surf for an hour or two and be back by 11:00 just in time to hang out and eat lunch with the Audrey and the boys. But Posted by McNouye in McNouye | Apr 28, 2010
  • The Giant waves of Playa GiganteOur last few days in Playa Gigante were punctuated with daily trips to one of the nearby surf breaks called Ponga Drops. It turns out that the land in front of Ponga was bought by a real estate developer Posted by McNouye in McNouye | Apr 26, 2010
  • A vacation from our vacationWe have been in San Juan del Sur for 2 weeks now and were starting to feel like something was missing. We would get up in the morning, take the kids to the pool, park, library or beach, eat Posted by McNouye in McNouye | Apr 25, 2010
  • Is there anything else we should do while we have power?Engineers describe the reliability of utility networks in terms of “9s” of reliability. For example the power system would be up about 99.99% of the time and therefore have four 9s of reliability. The telephone system is Posted by McNouye in McNouye | Apr 24, 2010
  • Mi Casa en San Juan Del SurAfter our epic bus ride through Costa Rica to Nicaragua we settled on the little town of San Juan del Sur just over the boarder. The town is a nice little fishing village a couple hours away from Managua on Posted by McNouye in McNouye | Apr 23, 2010
  • NicaraguaDay 100 Boarded our bus to Nicaragua. Spent 7 hours on the bus, of which almost 3 at the border waiting for our passports to be stamped and for paint to dry. Finally, arrived at the bus stop in Rivas, which Posted by lhartwell in Thomas/Laura Travels | Apr 14, 2010
  • 30th March - 10th April, Nicaragua30th March The day started with an alarm call at 3.55am. Quietly we dressed and hauled our bags out of the room and downstairs. The taxi we´d organised the previous evening failed to show but fortunately another turned up to take Posted by Patrick H. in Patrick Hillman's Travels | Mar 31, 2010
  • NicaraguaCrossed the border now into Nicaragua. This has probably been the longest border crossing ever. It took almost 3 hours to get stamped out of Costa Rica and stamped into Nicargua. It has been worth it though. Its a little Posted by mdtravel in Manny's World Tour 2009/2010 | Mar 30, 2010
  • San Juan del SurWe headed West to check out the beach town of San Juan del Sur which is very close to the Costa Rican border. Sadly though, we didn't get much chance to enjoy the place. Both of us came down with very Posted by ReneeJared in Renee & Jared's Excellent Adventure | Jan 15, 2010
  • NicuaraguaHer kommer en rask oppdatering, merker at blogging ikke kommer helt naturlig for meg. Spesielt naar jeg kan gjoere saa mye annent spennende. Jeg har avslutta arbeidet i Puntarenas og er naa paa gjennomfart i Nicuaragua. Som er et mye Posted by Martinras in Costa Rica Pura Vida | Jan 14, 2010
  • GranadaWe’ve headed South to check out the self proclaimed jewel of Nicaragua, the city of Granada that sits on the shores of Lago de Nicaragua. It is definitely a very pretty city but there wasn’t the same energy to it Posted by ReneeJared in Renee & Jared's Excellent Adventure | Jan 10, 2010
  • Playas Peneloya & Las PenitasWe headed to the beaches just 20km West of León for a day trip. They were pristine with no garbage (a nice change from the beaches in El Salvador) and covered in shells. [img=https://phot Posted by ReneeJared in Renee & Jared's Excellent Adventure | Jan 7, 2010
  • LeónWe took a 12 hour bus ride from San Salvador to Managua. The change in terrain was surprising as it went from green and lush to a very arid landscape. There are only three words for Managu Posted by ReneeJared in Renee & Jared's Excellent Adventure | Jan 7, 2010
  • Riding wavesSan Juan del Sur is a small surf town. There are many surf shops and you see surfers walking around town with their boards all the time. Restaurants line the beach and cruise ships pull in there from time to Posted by nawaf in The Waffle Flight | Jan 7, 2010
  • Nail showersThe next day we decided to go to the San Ramón Waterfall. We were told it's an hour walk down the main dirt road then an hour hike to the base of the waterfall. A 4-hour semi-flat hike sounded relatively Posted by nawaf in The Waffle Flight | Jan 4, 2010
  • Muddy MaderasThere isn't much to do in Ometepe. The island is very underdeveloped and the dirt roads are in horrendous conditions. Most people hike or kayak around the island. Luke and I decided to hike a volcano and go to the Posted by nawaf in The Waffle Flight | Jan 4, 2010
  • Rules!We arrive at Hacienda Merida and I was immediately pleased. The hostel is right on the lake with hammocks everywhere. The first thing that caught my eye was the writing on the walls. Now I've been to many hostels with Posted by nawaf in The Waffle Flight | Jan 4, 2010
  • TranstrickeryWe got up at 6:30am to catch the bus and there they were. I guess Amanda managed to talk Lina into going to the lake. We set off knowing that it's going to be a long journey. We walked to Posted by nawaf in The Waffle Flight | Dec 12, 2009
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