Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

Granada, Nicaragua

July 9th, 2013 | Posted by Ian in Nicaragua | The Places We've Been - (2 Comments)
Granada's Parque Central

Romantic Granada was once the jewel of Central America. Just 20km from the Pacific, it was founded in 1524, making it the oldest Spanish-built town in Central America. Situated on the western shore of Lago de Nicaragua (or Lago Cocibolca, to Nicaraguans), Granada enjoyed its role as a center of commerce, growing rich as a … Read more

Pizza and Toña in Estelí

Our two day journey from La Ceiba, Honduras to San Juan del Sur on the Pacific side of Nicaragua included an overnight stopover in Estelí, a town of about 120,000 and the third largest town in Nicaragua. Sitting in the country’s northern highlands at around half a mile above sea level, Estelí’s climate is relatively cool and … Read more

Unmarked Building

We cross borders by land in a CR-V with US passports and our two dogs. We do not carry drugs or weapons or disallowed fruit (usually). These articles are not a definitive guide to crossing borders nor should they be used as a sole source of information. They are our experiences. When, Where, and Which … Read more