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The new frontier of Nicaraguan tourism

“Deh are naa boats tomorrow; it bruk down,” said one of the Big Corn Island locals. “But surely there’s another boat to replace it,” I replied stupidly. “We really need to get to the mainland.” “Naaa, tomorrow is Ma’der’s Day. Dey won’ be … Continue reading

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Caving in Semuc Champey

I peered inside the tiny shuttle bus I was going to spend the next six hours on and groaned inwardly. There was less than a 30cm gap between the seats. After playing a bit of Tetris with my legs and … Continue reading

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The Mexican bus trip that refused to end

It was around 2am when I was woken by two men speaking angrily in Spanish…Well they could have been exchanging pleasantries, but when you don’t speak much Spanish it is hard to tell the difference. I parted the curtain to … Continue reading

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