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Volcano Boarding in Leon, Nicaragua

June 27, 2012

I originally skipped Leon when I entered Nicaragua and headed straight to Granada as I thought it would be pretty similar to Granada. Then later on I found out that there’s this thing called “volcano boarding” that you can only do in Leon. It sounded pretty cool so I made a detour back to Leon after Isla de Ometepe to try it out.

It turned out that I actually liked Leon a little better than …

La Ceiba, Honduras to Granada, Nicaragua

March 25, 2012

Since many backpackers mainly go to Utila to scuba when they visit Honduras, I’m assuming that many of them who are heading to Nicaragua will take a similar route I took. I’m hoping this post will be helpful to those planning their trip with the same route.

I took the 6:20 AM ferry from Utila (it was actually more like 7:00 AM as it was late) and arrived in La Ceiba around 8:00 AM. From …