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Why Nicaragua?

Almost 3 weeks in Nicaragua. A good moment to show some good stuff about Nicaragua. Hereby a couple top 3 lists.

sunny 37 °C


The country is surrounded with vulcano´s. After a couple hikes I will give a top 3 list. This Saturday I experienced the new sport vulcano boarding. On top of the vulcano I slided down with a board. It was really cool! Highspeed 60 km/hour.

1. Mombacho
2. Concepcion
3. San Christobal

Vulcano boarding

Vulcano boarding

1. Learn to speak basic Spanish
2. Leave the touristic places
3. Discover the real culture

In the city of Leon are a lot op wall drawings, churches and statues. I read a lot about the war and problems in the last 50 years. The revolution which started in 1979 (until 1990), the relationship with the USA, current president Ortega which started the revolution.

1. Read about the war and history of the country.
2. Take time to view the wall drawing.
3. You will see stories in beautiful drawings.



Tomorrow I will decide what the plan is for the coming week. Ideas: live a week with locals in their house, teach English to Nicaraguan children, travel to the Corn Islands (Carribean) by bus and boat. As you see enhough ideas and adventures for the coming week.

Posted by Tom-mytrip 17:03 Archived in Nicaragua

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