Day 41 : Ometepe to Monteverde

It was time to leave Nicaragua and head down to Costa Rica. One of the vans taking us to the dock was a bit late, a sign of things to come. The trip to the dock was good, we passed heavy machinery starting to clean up some of the slips we had crossed on the […]

Day 40 : Ometepe

The obvious activities on Ometepe involve the volcanoes and taking the option to climb to the top. The wet recent weather meant that this would be tough, the taller Volcán Conception was effectively closed to climbing because of the muddy slopes and it wasn’t recommended to climb the slightly shorter Volcán Maderas either. I joined […]

Day 39 : Granada to Ometepe

The travel today would take us to the island of Ometepe situated on Lago de Nicaragua. Taxis were used to get us to the local bus depot and from here we caught a chicken bus for the hour or so ride down to San Jorge on the lake shore. The bus ride wasn’t too bad […]

Day 38 : Granada

Today we took a tour of the area around Granada, taking in a number of different towns and places along the way. We had breakfast at a waffle restaurant up near the Convento de San Francisco, joining Cecylia at her table. We all walked back to the tour office and joined up with the others […]

Day 37 : Granada

With two full days in Granda we took this as a slow day where we would spend little money and just wander around the town. Setting out mid morning we walked away from the Parque Central towards Lago de Nicaragua. The most interesting thing we saw was a game of little league, both teams in […]

Day 36 : Tegucigalpa to Granada

We left Honduras today and entered Nicaragua. This involved four different buses and two sets of taxis and went kind of like what follows. The group split on leaving the hotel, three taking the more expensive option of an air conditioned luxury bus all the way from Tegucigalpa to Granada, leaving by taxi to get […]

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