Category Archives: Nicaragua

10 Life Lessons You Learn from Cycle Touring

You cannot rush life. In all areas of your life, be it your relationship or your career, you just need to be patient. Which is something that I find incredibly difficult and especially in my very early 20s, I tried … Continue reading

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La Isla de Ometepe: Chasing Sunsets

Ometepe is the biggest fresh water island in the world and it has two volcanos, Concepción and Maderas, with the former still being active. As mentioned in my last post, we got the ferry from Rivas and then stayed the … Continue reading

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Volcanos, lagoons and colonial towns: Granada and Masaya

It was a tough cycle from Managua to Masaya, as we had to cycle on the Pan-American, so imagine six lane traffic, heat and hills. We passed the entrance to the Masaya Volcano National Park but decided to keep going … Continue reading

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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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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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