|Old train track on Ometepe Island.|
We’re wrapping up week four in beautiful Granada, Nicaragua. By the weekend, we will have arrived in San Juan del Sur, a go-to beach destination competing with near-by Costa Rica at a fraction of the cost. This after having spent a handful of nights on twin volcano island, Ometepe. These three spots, and the country’s capital of Managua, are a small glimpse of the entire country. More of the county’s best destinations still hover well below many traveler’s radars.
Vista Managua for the city life, large scale commercial appeal, and lakefront attractions. Managua does an amazing job keeping its city clean and inviting. Security guards in public spaces are quick to correct patrons disturbing the landscape or cleanliness.
|Three of five Queventurers ready to jump into Lake Nicaragua at Sunset. Photo taken from Ometepe Island.|
San Juan del Sur: for the beach scene, oceanfront accommodations, and as an affordable Costa Rica alternative. We look forward to spending a handful of days tanning on the beach and swimming in the clear blue sea. Planning to also take in the amazing view from “El Cristo de Misericordia” overlooking the beach…