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Shopping in Nica

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Temecula, California
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Shopping in Nica

We are arriving in Managua and heading to SJDS the next day. Our party comprises 4 adults and 3 children. We are looking for advice as to where to buy supplies;i.e. diapers, shampoo, toiletry supplies. We'd rather buy there than carry on the plane. Is this a good idea? Where should we shop?

Thanks

Managua
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1. Re: Shopping in Nica

La Union, Pali or La Colonia supermarkets.

All over the city!

England, United...
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2. Re: Shopping in Nica

where is the best place to buy in SJDS

Managua
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Pali is just outside the town center!

Dallas, Texas
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Yep, La Union or Pali. They are subsidiaries of Wal-Mart (which may be good or bad, depending on your view of Wal-Mart). La Union was in Managua, don't remember it in SJDS. La Union is as close to Wal-Mart without it actually being a Wal-Mart. Pali is a bit smaller of a store, but you should be able to buy your basics there too.

That said, you should be able to find more local stores for basics too, though not absolutely sure about diapers (sorry, no kids, not something I think about looking for...)

Temecula, California
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reviews: 11
5. Re: Shopping in Nica

Thank you all for the tips!

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