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Photos: Central America 2015

GUATEMALA | Mon, 7 Sep 2015 | By timmylodhi | Photo Gallery

Photos from an inspiring trip with my sister over the summer of 2015
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Tags: backpacking, belize, central america, colombia, costa rica, guatemala, honduras, mexico, nicaragua, panama

Hippie Lodging, Alcoholic Flasks and Exchange Rates

NICARAGUA | Tue, 16 Jun 2015 | By junglejane | Views [213]

  June 8 - Islas de Ometepe   Goodbye Granada! After living there for almost three months, we finally packed our bags and left for the pacific coast where we spent four nights in the beach town of San Juan del Sur.  We are now ... Read more >

Tags: grant writing, nicaragua, seo, working abroad, zopilote

Update: Living in Nicaragua and Stumbling Upon Happiness

NICARAGUA | Mon, 18 May 2015 | By junglejane | Views [214]

  I love Granada but I am looking forward to leaving soon. James and I have been here since mid-March and the town and people have treated us well but the weather is chasing us away. A first time visitor will equate a walk down a block to a ... Read more >

Tags: granada, happiness, jobs, machismo, nicaragua


NICARAGUA | Fri, 4 Apr 2014 | By sarthak | Views [450] | Video

Life takes us to places we had never been to before, places we had never known of. It shows us things we had never seen; things that we did not even know existed. We will come to rejoice things we had never rejoiced before; the little things and the ... Read more >

Tags: costa rica, hiking, nature, nicaragua, puerto rico, travel, volcano boarding

The Worm Hunters!

NICARAGUA | Wed, 6 Nov 2013 | By stew_e_lee | Views [277] | Video

In 2009, I was employed as a Principal Investigator for the first ever Nicaraguan Earthworm Expedition by the Society for Environmental Exploration and the London Natural History Museum. National Geographic supported an accompanying documentary ‘... Read more >

Tags: adventure, documentary, earthworms, nicaragua, presenter, science


NICARAGUA | Fri, 21 Jun 2013 | By coggos | Views [3000]

        Nica We land on a deserted beach with an abandoned boat pier alongside. "Is this Potosi?" we ask the boatman. "Si" ...yep we have landed in Nicaragua. Just the two of us.The immigration office is a short walk ... Read more >

Tags: esteli, jiquillo, laguna de apoyo, masaya, nicaragua, ometepe, potosi, san carlos, solentiname, somoto canyon

Avoiding Crime in Nicaragua

NICARAGUA | Thu, 29 Nov 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [851]

Mention Nicaragua and you may conjure images of violent coups, sneering guerillas, and cold-blooded drug henchmen. But did you know that it has less violent crime than its neighbours, and in fact, is considered one of the most peaceful countries in Latin ... Read more >

Tags: central america, nicaragua, travel-crime, travel-safety

Nicaragua - Health & Hazards Tips

NICARAGUA | Fri, 30 Mar 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [600]

Nicaragua is a tropical country, so expect the usual culprits: Dengue Fever, Malaria outside the cities, and some risks of Hepatitis. Dengue is especially prevalent during the rainy season, when stagnant water accumulates. There’s no cure, ... Read more >

Tags: central america, nicaragua, travel-health

Getting Around Nicaragua

NICARAGUA | Thu, 29 Mar 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [427]

 The most authentic way to travel around Nicaragua (and most Central American countries, for that matter) are on the public people movers, nicknamed “chicken buses”. These old, decommissioned American school buses rattle and lurch like a dilapidated ... Read more >

Tags: central america, nicaragua, travel-transport

Nomads on the Road - An Adventure in Nicaragua

NICARAGUA | Tue, 17 Jan 2012 | By nomads-news | Views [3694]

Christina Tunnah is the VP of partnerships for World Nomads America and recently returned from adventures on the road. Where did you go?  I went to Nicaragua for 8 days. Since it was a relatively quick stint I focused on the souhwest slither of ... Read more >

Tags: nicaragua, see turtles, the footprints network

Nicaragua - straight from the pages of fantasy.

NICARAGUA | Fri, 17 Jun 2011 | By elis82 | Views [1416]

There’s something magical about volcanoes – the stark shape, the implied danger, the breathless views from the top. Now imagine a huge lake, 160km long and 70km wide; the only lake in the world containing sharks, nonetheless; with two volcanoes, joined ... Read more >

Tags: lakes, nicaragua, volcanoes

Photos: Nicaragua. Classic Central America

NICARAGUA | Fri, 17 Jun 2011 | By elis82 | Photo Gallery

Photos from Leon, Granada and the Isle de Ometepe
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Tags: lake, nicaragua, volcano

YOGA School by DJ

NICARAGUA | Sat, 8 Jan 2011 | By djnlacey | Views [648] | Comments [2]

It's amazing, when you plan something out for almost a year, but yet you still have no idea what to expect.  I really had no idea what to expect from School Yoga Institute, in fact, I never even took a look at their website before I showed up at Aqua ... Read more >

Tags: beach, nicaragua, poem, questions, school, school yoga institute, self, surfing, yoga

Monkey Business

NICARAGUA | Mon, 18 Oct 2010 | By stephhef | Views [377]

... That was until I looked out the window to see two very hairy arms swinging on the fence across the street. I kept leaning to get a better view, but those arms were way too quick for me, quickly disappearing behind the truck. Now I’m not going ... Read more >

Tags: life, monkeys, nicaragua

Chickens Make Good Housepets?

NICARAGUA | Mon, 18 Oct 2010 | By stephhef | Views [407]

I’ve recently (as in 2 am two nights ago) come to question the wisdom of my mother, “Chickens make good house pets”. While often the tagline for many family jokes, I have no doubt that my mother believes this phrase to be true. And over the ... Read more >

Tags: chickens, housepets, life and death, nicaragua, time

Crossing the border Costa Rica-Nicaragua with new Serbian passport

NICARAGUA | Fri, 18 Jun 2010 | By garisha | Views [2866]

Crossing the border Costa Rica-Nicaragua with new Serbian passport A group of four boys was suddenly decided to visit Nicaragua.   We went from Playa del Coco to our first destination of San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua.... Read more >

Tags: border, costa rica, nicaragua, serbian


NICARAGUA | Sat, 24 Oct 2009 | By thefuegoproject | Views [1399] | Comments [4]

No story as yet, but some photos in the gallery http://journals.worldnomads.com/thefuegoproject/gallery/19475.aspx with a more detailed description than usual to give an idea of our time in Nicaragua. Enjoy!

Tags: nicaragua

Nicaragua, A tale of two cities

NICARAGUA | Sat, 8 Nov 2008 | By heywoods1976 | Views [424]

We stopped in Nicaragua twice and what a contrast there was.  Managua, the capital is the sort of city that the locals can not even be bothered to name there streets! In order to get around you tell the taxi driver the name of one of the key monuments ... Read more >

Tags: nicaragua

Volcano Boarding, or: How to achieve full-body exfoliation

NICARAGUA | Fri, 20 Jun 2008 | By christina_wallace | Views [1369] | Comments [1]

Today I went volcano boarding down Cerro Negro, about 20 km outside of Leon, Nicaragua. This is sometimes referred to as "volcano surfing" but I think the more accurate term is "volcano sledding", since my entire group chose ... Read more >

Tags: adventure sports, leon, nicaragua, volcanoes

Heat, dance recitals, and earthquakes

NICARAGUA | Thu, 19 Jun 2008 | By christina_wallace | Views [440]

I´ve been in Leon for two days now and can say, without hyperbole, that this is the hottest weather I have ever survived (and without air conditioning at that). It has been around 100 both days, with heat indices even higher, and UV indices at 10. Which ... Read more >

Tags: earthquakes, leon, nicaragua

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