The Volcán Concepción Side

The journey across the island was an emotional one, at least the bus from Balgüe to Altagracia was. By the time it rolled through the village it was jam packed, it was human Tetris. They'd even managed to squeeze a whole arse dirt bike on there. Tarrant stared at the carnage in horror as the [...]

The Volcán Maderas Side

Balgüe is a tiny, chilled little place which is exactly what we wanted it to be. We found a local comedor (eatery) selling Nicaraguan food, plus there are tourist restaurants should you fancy a splurge. The pulperías, convenience stores, are tiny and don't stock much but as long as we can get egg, bread and [...]