Central America

Granada

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Chicken Bus

The mass transportation system in Granada are colorfully painted old school buses.

Sleep
La Gran Francia Hotel & Restaurant

Samantha choses to stay at this beautifully restored Spanish colonial hotel, located just off the main square.

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Central Market

In addition to fish, meat, fruit and vegetable vendors, the market has a food court of sorts.

 
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Calle Atravesada

Just outside the Central Market area is Calle Atravesada -- one of Granada's original streets.

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Zoom Bar

Everyone in Granada knows this local spot as Wayne's Zoom Bar.

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Nacatamales

Now, you can't get this food in a restaurant -- you have to go to the homes of the women who make them.

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La Esperanza Granada

During Samantha's stay in Granada, she discovers a unique volunteer organization called La Esperanza Granada.

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La Prusia Village

During her visit with Carolyn, a volunteer at La Esperanza Granada, Samantha visits the little village of La Prusia.

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