Category: Nicaragua

Getting across the Sapoa – Penas Blancas Border (Nicaragua to Costa Rica)

If you don’t have any way of showing onwards travel you will be forced to buy a Tica bus ticket from the stand by the immigration office…. Read More

San Juan del Sur and Playa Maderas

San Juan del Sur is a lively backpacker hub on the South Pacific Coast of Nicaragua. The town is built around a beautiful bay… Read More

Isla de Ometepe (Part 2): en bicicleta

“No you are crazy, you need a motorbike” was the response we got from people in Moyogalpa when we told them we wanted to cycle round the Island… Read More

Isla De Ometepe (Part 1): Volcan Concepcion

Volcan Concepcion is a 1610m tall active volcano and one of the few perfectly conical volcanoes in Nicaragua. It dominates the skyline of Isla De Ometepe… Read More


Exploring Granada by day is a delight in itself, the central square and colonial town hall provide a useful aid to navigation and you can climb the tower at Iglesia de La Merced for a view over the city… Read More