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Mar 18, 2010 - Mombacho and zip lining

today we went to Mombacho Volcano.We went on a one hour and fourty-five minute walk.we got drived up the volcano ,it was really steep.After the hike we went to the zip lining down the hill a little.First we got our harness on and got in the back,of a truck to go a little.Then we got out and practiced on a little little on, they showed us how to do it like to , slow down and to get on the rope.after that we went to the higher one and went on it Kelby went by her self,and me.Hunter went with a guide and mom ,dad went bye there selves.it was...

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Mar 16, 2010 - Masaya

So today we went to Masaya to go to the Mercado.we took a bus to Masaya.There was a guy on the bus with no feet ,so he had to slide on his butt every where,like on the bus in the road to get off the bus.We went took the taxi to a farm where they make pottery.Kelby and me got to try to make one it is really fun!. So the pottery to make it they have to get sand from the ocean and then they make it into clay ,then they put it on a pottery wheel and have to push with one foot and form the pottery with there hands. so next they out line the...

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Jan 24, 2009 - Rivas to Masaya, Nicaragua

We saw a brochure on the town of Masaya and it looked pretty interesting so we picked it as our destination for the day. It was only a couple of hours away so had a leisurely breakfast and took our time. It was nice to adopt a relaxed pace. It seems we have been going pretty hard for a couple of weeks. As we left Rivas it occurred to me that the scene in front of me was becoming common place for us. The road was filled with ox carts, motos, buses taxies, trucks, bicycles and people walking with baskets or sacks on their heads. We are really...

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Mar 31, 2008 - Parque National Volcan Masaya

Headed off to Parque National Volcan Masaya today, for a wander around the volcano. Was just me and a Belgian couple (Stephanie and Kristof), so we had the undivided attention of our tour guide Roberto. Although Masaya is a fairly small (I think it´s only about 700m high, but I´ll check that) hill, they have a road built all the way up to the active crater, with a very large car park, so you don´t have to expend any energy getting there (once you´re there being a totally different matter). As you enter the park, they give you a slip of...

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Dec 8, 2007 - In a moment my celebrity status vanished...

Short summary. Still in Masaya, love it. Went to Volcano Masaya today - well worth going to. Today was a very busy day. I am so glad I did Volcano Masaya this morning as at the moment it is raining buckets... Anyway, for today's story about how I was a local celebrity.... It started off with more of a distraction. I knew I had to change some money before I went to Volcano Masaya but somehow I got distracted and sat in the shade by the new cathedral listening to the passionate singing coming from the service... and I forgot to change money....

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Nov 19, 2007 - Doorway to hell.... if you believe in it.

Today I went to another volcano. This time it was volcan Masaya, which essentially is a nice friendly drive up volcano, except that one of the craters is very much active. Looking into the crater you can see smoke and suffocate on the fumes. Apparently at night you can see the glow from the lava bubling away in the crater, but apprently we had good visibility today and could see almost the bottom of the crater, just not enough for lava. Oh whats this hell nonsense.... The spaniards erected a cross on top of the volcano because they believed...

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