Category Archives: Central America

Day 17: The unexpected conquered


So, this brings me to the end of my travels across Central America. I can confirm that I am now officially home and safe (relieved sighs all round)!

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Day 16: San Jose, Costa Rica


Well today was my last full day on the tour, and I am feeling fairly emotional writing this post. I can’t believe it’s nearly over!

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Day 15: La Fortuna, Costa Rica


Today I experienced another very full-on day packed with almost as much adrenaline as the bungee jump day, but this time with added water which I am now thoroughly sick of!

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Day 14: La Fortuna, Costa Rica


After an excellent night’s sleep we got up at 7am (a lay in! Yay!) to say goodbye to Monteverde and travel to La Fortuna for a relaxing day.

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Day 13: Monteverde, Costa Rica


When I think back over today and my first experience of the world’s adventure capital, it feels truly surreal. It has been one of the most incredible days of my life for certain.

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Day 12: Monteverde, Costa Rica


After a very early start, humid day and a hard border crossing, I am finally in the land of Costa Rica, Marvin’s home! I really am expecting a lot from this country.

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Day 11: Ometepe, Nicaragua


So I woke up this morning after my first night at the home stay. I was greeted by the sounds of mangoes falling onto our roof, rain, roosters and various other animals – apparently it is a Mayan tradition to knock on wood when you hear geckos around, and then they ‘talk’ to you. I haven’t tried it yet, but maybe I should!

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Day 10: Ometepe, Nicaragua


Today we arrived in Ometepe, an island in the middle of Lake Nicaragua, which is formed of two volcanoes called Concepcion and Maderas, which is fairly unusual as it is the largest volcanic island in a freshwater lake in the world.

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Day 9: Granada, Nicaragua


Today was another day of rest, this time allowing us to explore the surroundings of Granada in Nicaragua! And a beautiful town it is, too. However, I did have my first experience of tropical rain.

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Day 7-8: Leon and Granada, Nicaragua


Apologies for the lack of post yesterday – last night was, to coin a phrase, very ‘YOLO-style’. However, I am officially in Nicaragua!

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