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This is what a $3 a night room in Nicaragua looks like

My original hotel choice fell through when I  couldn’t find it in this small place.  It wasn’t late, so I wasn’t panicked, but I wanted to put an end to a long day of buses, boats and border crossing, so I went in a place that I saw some other backpackers go. Continue reading This is what a $3 a night room in Nicaragua looks like

Corcovado National Park

The trip to Corvado National Park began with waking up at 4:30am to catch a 5:30am bus to La Palma, where I took. a collectivo taxi to Los Patos Ranger Station with the guide, Jose,  and my two newly met hiking companions, Dan and Rachel, a young New Zealand/Australian couple one month in to a three month Central American trip similar to my own.  We were put together by OsaWild, the agency through which I booked my tour. Continue reading Corcovado National Park