If you are staying in Altagracia, Nicaragua then this is a good option for swimming in the lake. The bus ride is 10 Cordoba to Santo Domingo from Altagracia and takes about 30 to 40 minutes depending on what the bus is hauling. The roads are pretty bad heading to Santo Domingo and that slows … Continue reading Playa Santo Domingo (Isla De Ometepe)
If you are wanting to kickback in Nicaragua, then travel to the small town of Altagracia on the Island of Ometepe. This is a good town to have as a base camp to explore the Island. You can travel to a nice beach in Santo Domingo by a 35 minutes bus ride or explore the … Continue reading Altagracia, Nicaragua (Isla De Ometepe)
Price for ferry: 60 Cordoba Time to Island: 1 hour to 1 ½ hour Hotels and food is very cheap on the Island. I’m not a big fan of Islands, but people kept telling me while I was staying in San Juan del Sur that I should have a look around on the island … Continue reading Isla De Ometepe (Nicaragua)
Word on the street was that the Steel Angels were rolling into town in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua for a bike rally. Lots of men in military uniforms started to mysteriously arrive in this small seaside town armed with AK-47’s. About midday the distinct sound of big bore Harleys rumbling through the streets started … Continue reading Steel Angels in Nicaragua?
Cost: $2.00 USD. Location: About 5 blocks from the bus terminal. In Rivas, Nicaragua you will find the Museo de Antropologia e Historia. The museum has some interesting things to look at. If you are into archaeology you will find pottery used in family burial. They have all different types of pottery used for … Continue reading Museum de Antropologia e Historia (Rivas)
This is a video of the Parque Central in Rivas, Nicaragua. This town played an important role in Nicaragua’s history. Cornelius Vanderbilt’s company “Accessory Transit” used to use Rivas as a stopping point on its route to ferry goods and passengers during the California’s gold rush. The town has a big market and it’s worth … Continue reading Rivas, Nicaragua.