Blog posts related to Nicaragua

Volcanoes, lakes, an earthquake and Tigger tinkering – must be Nicaragua

Well, after spending about 6 hours riding from Perquin in North East El Salvador and crossing two borders, which combined took six hours for 12 hours in all, we were ready to find somewhere to stay for a few days in the town of Esteli in our next country, Nicaragua. It was just as I […]

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And another one! Border crossing from Nicaragua (San Pancho) to Costa Rica (Tablillas)

Well, they’ve been coming thick and fast recently and here’s the latest instalment of our escapades when crossing international borders. This time, Nicaragua to Costa Rica. NOTE: AT THE TIME OF CROSSING THIS BORDER WAS NOT OPEN 24/7 BUT FROM 08:00 – 16:00 SEVEN DAYS A WEEK. Our chosen border crosses a new bridge over Rio San Juan that was funded […]

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Two borders in one day – note to self, try not to do that again

On paper it’s easy, from Perquin in the North East of El Salvador to Esteli in Nicaragua is a mere 206 miles. Slightly over our unwritten rule of no more than 200 miles in a day but that’s what unwritten rules are for, to be broken occasionally 🙂 There was also the small matter of […]

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Actual route through Nicaragua