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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
  
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Domestic flights arrive from [[Managua]]. The flight is about $80 each way.
 
Domestic flights arrive from [[Managua]]. The flight is about $80 each way.
  
  
==By bus==
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===By bus===
 
From [[Managua]] to [[Rama]] - about 6 hours. From Rama, take a speedboat called a "panga" to Bluefields. The boatride is about 2 hours.
 
From [[Managua]] to [[Rama]] - about 6 hours. From Rama, take a speedboat called a "panga" to Bluefields. The boatride is about 2 hours.
  

Revision as of 16:24, 7 January 2007

Bluefields is a city in Atlantico Sur.

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Understand

Bluefields is the capital of the Southern Autonomous Region on the Atlantic coast of Nicaragua. The people have a combined heritage of being escaped/freed slaves, part of indigenous groups, descendants of Spanish settlers, and/or mix of any of these groups. This creates a very diverse and vibrant community. The language most spoken is a Creole of English. Most people speak Spanish as a 2nd or 3rd language after Creole and/or an indigenous language.

Get in

By plane

Domestic flights arrive from Managua. The flight is about $80 each way.


By bus

From Managua to Rama - about 6 hours. From Rama, take a speedboat called a "panga" to Bluefields. The boatride is about 2 hours.


Get around

By taxi

20 cordobas (about $1.50) per person anywhere you go.

See

Do

Learn

Work

Buy

Eat

  • rondon - a coconut stew made with coconut milk and lobster, fish, beef, or chicken.

Budget

Mid-range

Splurge

Drink

Sleep

Budget

Mid-range

Splurge

Contact

Stay safe

Cope

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