Bye bye Nicaragua

I spend my last couple of days in Nicaragua in Rivas followed by San Juan de La Sur. Firstly, my Spanish buddy and myself stopped in Rivas for some souvenir and clothes shopping. I had not been shopping in a long time and wanted to buy some bits and bobs. Turned out that Rivas is... Continue Reading →

Eye of the water

A hearty maple syrup pancake breakfast set me up for the day ahead - not that it was a particularly strenuous one. My new group of friends and I walked to the little town square to grab a chicken bus to a fresh water, transparent lake named 'Eye of the water'. Transport on the island... Continue Reading →

A friendly face

It was time to leave the chilled out Lake Apoya and adventure to Ometepe - an island formed by the rising of two volcanoes in Lake Nicaragua (the biggest lake in central America). I boarded a shuttle to the San Jorge port where I got lots of mixed messages about ferry times to the island.... Continue Reading →

Nature hike in Matagalpa

I began my short hike by strolling through the lovely, little, lively town of matagalpa. I passed two town park squares, walked along the bustling high street and began climbing up a steep suburban road lined with houses. I reached the national park entrance, paid a small fee and walked through the beautiful forest. Butterflies... Continue Reading →

Next stop estali

I hauled my huge rucksack on, checked out of the hostel and walked the town square in Leon, where I chambered onto the back of a truck paying 10p to get to the bus terminal. Locals sat on both sides of this vehicle on unstable benches, watching me clumsily struggle with my bag. I made... Continue Reading →

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