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Posts Tagged With "Nicaragua"

Bahai Majugual, Nicaragua

Friday, December 5, 2003
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In the morning, we returned to the coast (via a main paved road this time), passed through San Juan del Sur, and continued north up the coast where there were some beautiful white sandy beaches and great waves. We camped for three nights at Bahai Majugual which is a hostel/campground run by an Australian guy. […]
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Chinandega, Nicaragua

Sunday, November 30, 2003
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In the morning we checked our e-mail and then headed southwest towards the coast. We passed some really big volcanoes and landed up in the fairly large town of Chinandega. We stayed overnight at a hotel (there are no campgrounds in these towns and the hotels are just as cheap as campgrounds anyway), and went […]
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Esteli, Nicaragua

Saturday, November 29, 2003
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We spent about 3 hours at the border between Honduras and Nicaragua, but since we got stuck there over lunch time, we were sitting doing nothing from noon till 1pm. We proceeded to the nearby town of Esteli where we stopped for the night. We didn’t clue into the fact that we were crossing the […]
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Granada, Nicaragua

Monday, December 1, 2003
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Today we paid our first police bribe. We were stopped at one of the usual police checkpoints along the highway and the policeman started being really picky about seeing our vehicle papers and licence and passports etc. When he found that everything was in order, he suddenly said that Robin had done an illegal pass […]
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Granada, Nicaragua

Wednesday, December 31, 2003
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We decided to spend New Year’s Eve in Granada – the small town that we visited in November. New Year’s is a huge celebration here in Central America, and we didn’t want to be stuck in southern Honduras overnight, so we stopped at Granada – a place where we knew we could park the truck […]
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Photos of Nicaragua, Central America 2003

Sunday, March 9, 2008
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Rivas, Nicaragua

Tuesday, December 2, 2003
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We left Granada in the late morning and went to see Valcan Masaya, a huge steaming volcano that you can drive up to (no strenuous hiking involved here). It was very interesting, although somewhat sulphury at the top. We walked around a bit, looked at another crater at the site, and then gave three Swedish […]
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