Nicaragua: Volcanoes, Baseball and Easter parades April 25th 2011 Sardines in a bus
It's a hot day, the temperature around a humid 30 degrees, and we are wedged onto the rattling, old bus as tightly as sardines. It feels like we will have to be peeled apart eventually, as limbs slowly stick to those next to us. A sign at the front informs us this school bus was built in Ottawa in 1986, designed to hold 86 school children. There are at least ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Nicaragua The Pacific Coast of Nicaragua was settled as a Spanish colony from Panama in the early 16th century. Independence from Spain was declared in 1821 and the country became an independent republic in 1838. Britain occupied the Caribbean Coast in the fir... ... read more
Update since our last trip ended: We got back to the UK from our fantastic year travelling in June 2011. We spent the summer in the UK catching up with friends during a "glorious" English summer. To keep the thrill of discovering new places alive, we decided to look for work outside the UK, so home since October 2011 has been The Hague in The Netherlands, which we are looking forward to exploring in the near future.....
Oh, and of course there is the small matter of a wedding to organise!
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