Category: Nicaragua

  • Day 42 – Hot Springs (La Fortuna, Costa Rica)

    We left San Juan del Sur at 8:00 am and forty minutes later reached the border town with Costa Rica – Penas Blancas.  We saw a couple of windfarms on the way, where the Panamerican Highway meets Lake Nicaragua. Long lines of trucks were waiting at the border; we passed them and rode straight to […]

  • Day 41 – The Catch (San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua)

    We procrastinated all morning, while waiting for a boat to take us on a three-hour fishing tour.  Finally, a small boat for 5-7 people arrived at the beach at 1:30 pm, and few minutes later we were heading out of the bay and then turned north along the rocky coast intercepted by sandy beaches.  The […]

  • Day 40 – Playa El Coco (San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua)

    We left Granada without hurry at 11 am and headed south to San Juan del Sur (SJDS), a resort and fishing town on the Pacific coast.  It was very hot, but the road was good and we flew down the Panamerican highway with wind in our ears.  SJDS is a small fishing town with beautiful […]

  • Day 39 – Guapote (Granada, Nicaragua)

    In the morning, Vadim went to a nearby gym, owned by an American from Washington state.  After an hour of exercising, he got back to the hotel and, to his great surprise, found out that the water supply to our room had been cut off for unknown reasons.  The hotel staff was very helpful and […]

  • Day 38 – Granada (Granada, Nicaragua)

    Loud noises of tropical birds and some partying crowd woke us up at sunrise.  The walls of the building were so thin that we could talk to each other through the wall without even raising our voices.  After taking cold showers (warm water was not available), we slowly packed our cases and bags, took breakfast […]