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Nice view of Lake Apoyo  

Nice view of Lake Apoyo

Nicaragua - land of volcanoes and rum!

October 29th 2011
We we very glad to finally arrive in Nicaragua after 2 long days of travel. As we crossed the border I immediately noticed the condition of the roads improved markedly from those in Honduras. Interestingly, Nicaragua is the poorest country in Central America, with 50% of the population living below the poverty line. The country has a history of dictatorships and civil war and has only been promoti ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Nicaragua » Southern Pacific Coast » Granada » Lago Cocibolca

Nicaraguan Flag The Pacific Coast of Nicaragua was settled as a Spanish colony from Panama in the early 16th century. Independence from Spain was declared in 1821 and the country became an independent republic in 1838. Britain occupied the Caribbean Coast in the fir... ... read more
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