The highlight of my experience turned out to be nothing that most tourists would be interested in: a two-hour ride to my destination on a crowded so-called chicken bus, which is how the locals, and intrepid foreign backpackers, get around.
- Robert Klose
- The Christian Science Monitor
Before traveling to Nicaragua, I had had certain anxieties, even though, or maybe because, I had visited developing countries before.
Would I be safe?
Would I find my way?
What if I fell ill or had an accident?
How would I thrive in a…