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NICARAGUA ROUTE - April - May 2000

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Hyperlinks will take you to highlights of the day (These are our rough daily notes. To read our full adventure, contact us to be notified when our book gets published. Red text indicates Visa Renewal. Distances are in nautical miles. One nautical mile is 1.853 kms or 1.151 statute miles.

Place of Interest Latitude
North
Longitude
West
Distance
in Nautical Miles
Date (Arriving)
HONDURAS        
Puerto Lempira        
Caquira Entrance 15.183 83.462 8.5  
Caquira 15.19 83.355 2.5 5/02/00
Canco B 15.1688 83.291 7  
Canco C 15.1735 83.285 1  
Canco D 15.153 83.281 2.1  
Canco E 15.1511 83.276 0.5  
Canco Village 15.156 83.277 0.5  
Rio Cruta junction 15.137 83.277 3  
Cruta Walpatara 15.135 83.239 2  
Barra Cruta 15.15 83.228 2
Benk 15.05 83.195 10 5/03/00
Cabo Gracias a Dios 14.595 83.082 12  
 
NICARAGUA
Camp 1 14.573 83.123 5 5/04/00
Barra de Tukru 14.465 83.185 12  
Sandy Bay Barra 14.273 83.133 20 5/05/00
Sandy Bay 14.295 83.15 4 5/05/00 - 1d
Sandy Bay Barra 14.273 83.133 4  
         
Punta Gorda 14.215 83.13 9  
Aswatara 14.215 83.13 3  
Puerto Cabezas - Visa 14.02 83.24 17 5/07/00
Total 1 (Border to P. Cabezas)     74 N. Miles  
 
Puerto Cabezas       2d - immigration
Camp 2 13.43 83.31 20 5/10/00
Prinzapolka 13.243 83.3375 20 5/11/00 - 1d
Puerto Isabel 13.216 83.342 3  
Sandy Bay Sirpi 12.578 83.317 24 5/13/00
Rio Grande 12.546 83.308 4  
Tasbapounie 12.406 83.327 14 5/14/00 - 1d
Punta Set Net 12.272 83.2925 14  
Punta de Perlas 12.235 83.296 4  
Camp 3 12.11 83.41 18 5/16/00
El Bluff 11.598 83.415 11  
Bluefields 12.00 83.455 4 5/17/00 - 3d
         
San Juan del Norte 10.57 83.43   5/26/00
COSTA RICA
Colorado 10.46 83.35 16 5/27/00 - 1d
Tortuguero 10.34 83.31 18 5/29/00
Total 2 (P. Cabezas to Tortuguero)     170 N. Miles  
 

Total distance from Nicaragua to Costa Rica:   244 nautical miles  - (451.5 kilometers)

These distances are GPS data, they do not take in consideration the drifting, ferry angles and times we paddled slightly off course.


The non-kayaking days are used to rest, share experiences with local people, write articles and prepare the next updates of our website.

1 km = 0.62 statute miles   /   1 statute mile = 1.61 kilometers

1 Nautical Mile = 1.85 km   /    1km = 0.54 Nautical Miles

1 Nautical Mile = 1.15 miles (statute)   /    1 mile (statute) = 0.87 N. Miles

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