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The traveller sees what he sees; the tripper sees what he has come to see. – G. K. Chesterton

May 13, 2013
by Tina
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El Castillo

El Castillo, Nicaragua – El Castillo is a really interesting town on the bank of the San Juan river. It is a pretty small town, but there is a fort, built to help protect the capital upriver from pirates who … Continue reading

May 10, 2013
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Gnats Great!

Ometepe, Nicaragua – From Little Corn Island we traveled to another island, Ometepe, which, instead of being in the ocean, was in the middle of Lake Nicaragua. We got up at the ungodly hour of 4:30am and walked to the … Continue reading

May 5, 2013
by Tina
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Nothing Corny About It

Little Corn, Nicaragua – There are basically two ways to get to the Corn Islands, which are located off the coast of Nicaragua in the Caribbean. You can take a five hour bus ride from Managua to El Rama and then a 90 … Continue reading

April 30, 2013
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The Crater Good

León and Granada, Nicaragua – From Maltagalpa we took the bus down to León. León was hot – we’d heard it was hot from other tourists we’d met in Honduras who where traveling north, and they weren’t kidding. It hit us like … Continue reading

April 21, 2013
by Tina
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The Nica Games

Somoto, Esteli, and Miraflor, Nicaragua – I hadn’t really thought much about Nicaragua before we traveled to Central America. In fact, when looking at my 1,000 Places to See Before You Die book before we left on our trip, I … Continue reading