Going to Nicaragua....

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Finally in Nicaragua !

LEaving Arenal was no walk in the park...just to get to our destination we would suffer through 3 bus trips, 3 taxi trips and one boat ride. Getting from Arenal to the Nicaraguan border was a real hassle, as there is no public transport even remotely close, and no other alternative really...so we were stuck with bussing to one town, and taking taxis`to the next one...

...but we managed to get to the Nicaraguan border in good time actually. This was as unorganized as all the other border crossings in central America where we pretty much just have to figure out where the offices are and get the stamps needed. But then again if we were stupid(that does apply to a number of people) ,we would just have walked right through it, and never gotten any stamps, and it probably would have worked.

MAgical Ometepe !
...but then you would have some serious problems when trying to leave the country..

A taxi driver took us to San Jorge froom where we got the next boat to Ohmetepe, after having an excuisite meal at a local soda for 2$. They seem to be going for the fried bananas and the Gallo Pinto here as everywhere else..
The boat ride was cool....a real antique boat....as we were approaching the island the sun was setting behind us...it felt good.

The first town we entered on Ometepe was Moyagalpa , the "capital". That was as far away from an exotic paradise as you could get..smoggy and dirty,stinky. But we still had to stay there one night, as there were no buses left to our(LP`s) destination of choice ; Playa Santa Domingo

We found a dirty little room with no floor, which was a great,clean and good place to stay according to LP. ...
Find out what made me fall instantly in love with the country during dinner in my next blogging !

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Finally in Nicaragua !
Finally in Nicaragua !
MAgical Ometepe !
MAgical Ometepe !
This is Nicaragua
This is Nicaragua
YEs, another beer to fall in love …
YEs, another beer to fall in love…
Torunn seem sceptical of our luxur…
Torunn seem sceptical of our luxu…
Good as it gets!
Good as it gets!
Our cruise ship
Our cruise ship
Torunn with a guy trying to sell h…
Torunn with a guy trying to sell …
Conception !
Conception !
Torunn on boat in sunset
Torunn on boat in sunset
pretty sunset
pretty sunset
Volcano island just before darknes…
Volcano island just before darkne…
Beautiful Moyagalpa
Beautiful Moyagalpa
Moyogalpa Hotels & Accommodations review
would be nice...if they put down a floor..
This is one of the LP reccomended places in Moyogalpa. It is a simple place....but it might do for a night, as long as you can liv with keeping it sim… read entire review
Moyogalpa
photo by: Biedjee