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An Overview of America's Oldest City - Granada

Written by RoBoNC on 31 Aug, 2009

Granada is Nicaragua’s fourth largest city and perhaps it’s most treasured. The city was founded on December 8, 1524 by Francisco Hernandez de Cordoba, making it the oldest city in the Americas. The city still maintains that cultural and historical feel as evident…Read More


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Exploring Granada by Horse Carriage

Written by RoBoNC on 31 Aug, 2009

Since driving in Granada is not necessary and a taxi ride is not practical unless you just want to go from Point A to Point B, try a carriage ride instead. Surrounding Central Park on all sides are horse carriages and their operators vying…Read More


A Unique Shopping Experience in Masaya

Written by RoBoNC on 31 Aug, 2009

If you were wondering where you can get black pottery, hand-woven hammocks, world class cigars, and any other souvenir that you can think of, then Masaya is the place to go. Masaya is Nicaragua’s capital of shopping. Masaya is located about 55 miles…Read More


A wonderful and overlooked nook of the world...Nicaragua

Written by Jimster1956 on 21 Sep, 2007

When I flew into Managua and stepped off the plane, I knew I was somewhere far and away from anything I had known as familiar. That was exactly the beauty of Nicaragua. Here you won't find a modern American city uprooted and replanted as some…Read More


Granada Journal

Written by Todd W. on 16 Sep, 2007

Granada. Well, it’s been pretty lousy weather since I arrived yesterday, steady rain on and off, but during the breaks (and sometimes during the downpours) I’ve been able to get out and do some wandering. I spent the first part of the day yesterday looking…Read More


M. Sydney

Written by M. Sydney on 10 Jul, 2003

"I was fully caked with mud from the trail. Our near-vertical descent into the Maderas crater was the highlight of our trip to Nicaragua. The crater itself is one of the most unique places on Earth; a dreamscape." Isla de Ometepe is 276 square kilometers of…Read More


Diving Into Nicaragua

Written by dannynosleeves on 26 Dec, 2004

After hanging out in Granada for a few days, our six-dollar-a-night hostel was starting to wear our wallets thin. We found a flyer for a place that advertised hammocks for a buck-fifty a night. That we could afford. The place was Hacienda Merida on the…Read More


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