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Apr 2, 2010 - Jinotega

Bus to Jinotega??? Well, we wait in bus terminal from 8 to 10 and finally, the bus station manager got hold of a van willing to cart 10 of us up the mtns for twice the normal rate ie. 50C ea ($2.50 US). Arrived at 11:30am to see a Semana Santa procession in the sreet. City not what we expected...surrounded by mtns but valley is dry. Since it is Good Friday, mass was just getting out, tons of people on streets. We walked 10 blocks to Hotel Basawas, a simple room, 2 beds & shared bath, 200C ($10 US) but it looks like we are the only ones...

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