Nicaragua-Feb 5 to 7-March 18 to 31

 

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February 5   Leon, old colonial, no trees, extremely hot, but friendly...

The old Cathedral joins the past to the present.

February 6  From Leon through Managua, Granada to San Juan del Sur

A very green, easy trip. Lake Nicaragua looks like a sea.

February 7   San Juan del Sur , (Tomorrow we are going to Costa Rica)

Difficult roads, beautiful but the water was very cold...

 

On the way back to Canada - March 18 to 31

March 18   San Juan del Sur, see also February 7

nice town small, colourful shops.

March 19   San Juan del Sur

the hotel the main plazza the neighbourhood...

March 20   Omotepe, the island in the middle of Lake Nicaragua.

Our heroes refueling Volcan Concepcion still active old trees and hotel

March 21   Laguna de Apoyo, Nicaragua

Lake created by volcano eruption our hotel the hotel's pet, eating my mango...

March 22   Leon, Nicaragua

Some hotels have nice  Spanish style courtyards. And Internet...

March 23   and the hotel  pets...

...eating mangoes    

March 24   and sculptures...

Art from Nicaragua    

March 25   Oh well, it was bound to happen eventually, the great Honda won't start...

They can't find the cure under the hood and Mark can't find it in the manual...

March 26   Still here, maybe it is the main relay...or the fuel pump or...

March 27   The car is perfect again. It was the Main Relay.

March 28   Playa Las Penitas, Nicaragua, another small paradise on Earth.

We share the beach with all creatures... and I mean all...

March 29  Playa Las Penitas, Nicaragua

The court yard the rooms the beach

March 30   Matagalpa, Nicaragua.

March 31   Ocotal, Nicaragua. Only spent the night.