Monthly Archives: June 2013

From San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua to Playa del Coco, Costa Rica

It was only a short shuttle bus ride from Granada to San Juan del Sur but long enough as we had to squeeze in two seats with the five of us. Surprisingly enough it was quite doable. Amy on John’s … Continue reading

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Granada, Nicaragua: what a beautiful surprise

From Léon – which we very much liked – we moved on to Granada, another beautiful colonial town. And boy, is it nice. The right mixture of colonial architecture, facilities and Nicaraguan life. We do like some tourist facilities as … Continue reading

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Leaving Honduras and arrived in Léon, Nicaragua

Roatan was a welcome reprieve in Honduras as we were a little bit disappointed with the country after having such an amazing time in Guatemala. Roatan was very hot, expensive and riddled with sand flies. John’s back has about 200 … Continue reading

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Thank god for Roatan!

Well, we have been in Honduras for five days now and the first four days have been quite disappointing. We have so enjoyed Mexico, Belize and Guatemala that Honduras has been somewhat of a comedown. The first town we visited, … Continue reading

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Goodbye Guatemala, Hello Honduras

After about 5-6 weeks in Guatemala we decided it was time to move on. Otherwise we are never going to make it to other countries. The choice was to go to either Honduras or El Salvador. John has always wanted … Continue reading

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We had a short but great time in Guatemala City

Because we left Xela quite swiftly, we didn’t have time to book accommodation and we were slightly nervous about arriving in Guatemala City with no planned place  to stay  and no idea where the bus was going to drop us … Continue reading

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