Costa Rica

A pre 6 o'clock start once again for an early bus departure, again heading south, again crossing another border. This time to Costa Rica. The border as always was an interesting affair you have to pay $4 departure tax and then to enter Costa Rica you need proof of onward travel so I had to … Continue reading Costa Rica

Tranquility – My little piece of paradise

I got up at 0630 and after a breakfast of fresh fruit, natural yogurt and granola (I don't know what's come over me either) I went to a nearby hotel which does shuttles, for $10, to a lake 20km away, Laguna de Apoyo, at least they did, the girl at the front desk said they … Continue reading Tranquility – My little piece of paradise

Colonial vibes

Granada is Nicaragua’s oldest colonial city. Founded in 1524 by Francisco Hernández de Córdoba, it stands at the foot of Volcán Mombacho on the northwestern shore of Lago de Nicaragua. It also has access to the Caribbean Sea via the lake and soon became a rich and important trade center and remained so into the … Continue reading Colonial vibes

Yes it’s another bus journey

Having arrived in Tegucigalpa when dark I thought it only fair if I explored the city a bit before leaving, so I left all my belongings, apart from a small quantity of money, and went for a 20 minute walk round the neighboring blocks. I'll admit I didn't feel too safe, I wasn't threatened or … Continue reading Yes it’s another bus journey