Month: May 2010

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Where’s My Flow?

My first stop in Panama was David.  From what I saw, the city was pretty generic.  I did meet an interesting guy named Chris who was walking from the US to Brazil.  I also met this older Polish guy who had been to 84 countries so far.  My last night there, he felt it was...

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Two Border Crossings and San Jose, Costa Rica

I was thinking that I’d be in San Juan for a while, but I realized I wasn’t really accomplishing anything there. Not practicing Spanish, not evolving in any way… so I left. I wanted to get to Panama, so I took an 8-hour bus to San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica. I lined up...

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Granada and San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

I headed over to Granada from Masaya and checked into a huge hostel with lots of hammocks and a pool.  I’m glad I chose a hostel with lots of amenities, because I wasn’t a big fan of the town itself.  After I grabbed breakfast, I wandered down to the local market.  Whew!  It was super...

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Leon, Nicaragua

Hola! So I managed to get a bus straight from Tegucigalpa to Leon and didn’t have to stop in Managua. After lots of looking around, I found a laid back hostel to chill in for a few days (it’s been almost a week now). The town itself is pretty chill. There’s heaps of schools and...

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Dodging Pervs in Tegucigalpa & Comayagua

I ended up staying in Comayagua for a couple days when I left Tela at an overpriced hotel near the market. The parquet central is cute, but otherwise the city isn’t anything to write home about. To be honest, I haven’t enjoyed my time in Honduras overall. I’m getting tired of people staring at me...