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Mar 30, 2010 - Somoto, Nicaragua

Up at 4:45am & 1st bus lvg 5:30am to San Miguel, 2nd bus to Santa Rosa de Lima, 3rd to San Carlos & border, 4th bus across to Honduras, Choluteca, 5th to San Marcos de Colon, then short colectivo to El Espino, and last bus to Somoto arr +/- 4pm. Of course, I fell for the taxi scam at the border even after Bon told me it was only 50m. Two guys hustled us into a tuk tuk saying it was 2 km...NOT! Cost me $2 US! At the Nicaragua border I refused to listen to taxi guys saying next bus in 1 hour+ and taxi only $5 US! It came w/in 15 min. & cost...

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