Monthly Archives: March 2013

Ometepe and the two day homestay

Opetepe is a small island in the middle of lake Nicaragua that was born by the rise of two volcanos. Once a dry non inhabitable area, the island was now covered in green, jungle like vegetation and hosted a small community. We would live with the locals; that was our two nights home stay of ... Read More

Granada

Granada is the pretty sister of Leon. Once an also a candidate for capital city, Granada went through the same fight with Leon for the first spot. We reached Granada late in the afternoon and jumped straight in the shower.

Bye bye Roatan (part 3)

The next day the weather was mildly better but only by a slight margin. The winds had subsided and the sea seemed calmer. The weather conditions of the previous days had clouded my desire to go for scuba diving since there was no way i would get on a boat unless i was violently dragged ... Read More

Paradise (part 2)

With a bitter first experience of the island, i opened the door of room 4; an old wooden room on the ground floor of the basic hotel. Despina collapsed on the bed while i headed to the bathroom for a quick shower. As a final touch of the misery, a big cockroach crawled on the ... Read More

Copan (the way to)

This is the first big travel of the trip. We are leaving Antigua and heading towards Copan, a small tourist town in Honduras Update: this is a double post because I’m having difficulty finding hotspots to connect to the internet. I guess thats how it will be from now on

Day 1-2: Antigua

Antigua is beautiful and busy. The day was free to do as we pleased and explore this small city/village. Streets are made of cobblestones and the buildings which are no taller than 2 storeys high, are colorful and almost all of them feature beautiful private yards. We had lunch at one of these houses; most ... Read More