Monthly Archives: November 2017

Roadside views in Nicaragua: Chinandega, Léon, Managua

Leaving our little paradise in Jiquilillo meant also leaving the peace and quiet and returning to the constant blaring of reggaeton. It’s been pretty much the same ten songs since Mexico and somehow people seem to like to play five … Continue reading

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The cycle touring gear

Let’s talk about the gear, there are of course many options depending on your budget and how long you’re planning to cycle and how willing you are to fix things on the road. We opted for a cheaper setup as … Continue reading

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A small paradise in Nicaragua

Our boat ride to Nicaragua turned out better than planned. We thought we’d go with one of these boats: They look pretty nice like this but I’m not so sure about loading them with two fully loaded bicycles. Also, as … Continue reading

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Volcano views in El Salvador

The casual appearance of volcanos on the horizon and next to the roads we cycle has been one of my favourite things about El Salvador. I already loved the volcanos in Guatemala and especially at Lake Atitlan because they are … Continue reading

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El Salvador’s surfing beaches: El Zonte, El Tunco and the Last Resort

El Salvador’s name in indigenous language is Cuscatlán, which translates to Land of Jewels. And that’s precisely what we found. El Salvador has a somewhat bad reputation for being the most dangerous country outside of war zones, which probably has … Continue reading

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Tougher days

We stayed another day in Monterrico, as I was struck with Montezuma’s revenge and just wasn’t feeling well in general. After resting for a day in the hammock at the pool at Johnny’s Place I felt good enough to tackle … Continue reading

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To the Pacific

From Lake Atitlan, we had a full day of going downhill which was pretty awesome as long as there weren’t too many potholes. Our route to the Pacific coast looked something like this: Once we got out of the mountains, … Continue reading

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