2017 for me was all about travelling, after Africa and Asia I went to Latin America. From Colombia I travelled up and I planned to go all the way to Guatemala but I stranded in El Salvador. In this blog I’ll share my route through Central America and some tips. If you click on the links you can read more tips on what to do, where to stay and border crossings.
So I stayed with homestays my last days in Nicaragua, Estelí, and then I left beautiful, characteristic Nicaragua for the next country. My plan was to travel up to visit Honduras… but after the elections tourist where fleeing the country, roadblocks and riots everywhere. So I had to change plans and went from Nicaragua to El Salvador. I was only crossing a small (safe) part in the south of Honduras. I chickenbussed (let’s make a verb out of that one) all the way through.
I’ve spend 4 complete days in Leon and then I went up north to Estelí a city close to the boarder of Honduras. My original plan was to go to Honduras, but that changed since Honduras had elections and riots and it is too dangerous to travel through. In Leon, after the day of sand … Continue reading Nicaragua, from Leon to Estelí
After Ometepe I’ve spend quite some time in Granada a beautiful colonial town. The Parque Central is ice and very quiet. Nice place to spend some days I left Granada for Leon. Leon another colonial town, a bit rougher seems like the mix of tourist and locals are very nice in Leon. When I arrived … Continue reading Nicaragua, Granada and Leon
I’ve spent a fair time in Latin America and have experienced a fair amount of Machismo during my travels. Now I’ve been in Nicaragua a bit over a week, and never had I ever experienced so much whistling as I experience it in Nicaragua. So after a coffee in a small restaurant run by deaf … Continue reading Latin American Machismo
In Costa Rica I only spend 10 nights, Puerto Viejo (Caribbean) San Jose (Capital) and Tamarindo (pacific and where my brother and his gf met one year ago). Too short to see the beauty of this country! But it's also very expensive... so I went quickly to Nicaragua, isla Ometepe and now I will be … Continue reading Costa Rica to Nicaragua, with many blunders