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Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua

In Central America terms, getting to Isla de Ometepe was pretty easy! Just a 1km walk to the bus station (mind you, the bus boy found us!) then a chicken bus to Rivas, a taxi to the port and then a boat across the lake to a town called Moyogalpa. 846 more words


A Tuk-Tuk and a Chicken Bus

In Antigua, there are two main forms of public transportation. The “chicken bus” (painted school busses that you hear horror stories about–people being robbed, frisked, and even a murder on one last week) and a “taxi-fied” motorcycle (show to the right) called a “tuk-tuk”.   381 more words

Granada, Nicaragua

We had a couple of days in Leon, we didn’t get up to much as the weather was pretty crappy, so we decided to head to Masaya for a night on the way to Granada. 418 more words


Central America Backpacking 3/8: Antigua, Guatemala

We got into Guatemala City about 8.30 pm after being on the bus from Nicaragua for 17 hours.  We decided to team up with some others and get a taxi straight to Antigua, an hour away. 631 more words

Chicken Bus


4th – 6th August, 2014

After the intense heat of Leon we thought it might be best to spend a day or two at the beach. 640 more words

Ginger Road

The Chicken Bus

The chicken bus. Alluring isn’t it…. At least that’s what we thought when we heard two girls talking of how they’d travelled eight hours by this means over breakfast in Antigua one morning. 303 more words

A Guatemalan Bus Journey

The chicken buses in Guatemala are an unforgettable experience. If you survive.
Particularly in the mountainous areas of the country, where the roads consist of sweeping corner after sweeping corner, the bus drivers always seem to have somewhere better to be. 240 more words