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It makes me yearn for even more wilderness, more adventure, and I set my sights on one of Panama's neighbouring countries: Nicaragua. ... cane plantations to the majestic Mombacho volcano, and we make quick work of settling down with a gin and tonic as the sun pulls the blind down on the twilight sky.
POCATELLO — The Portneuf Valley Audubon Society will have a field trip to see strutting Sage Grouse on Saturday and the birds of Nicaragua will be the topic of its ... He also looked down into an active volcano at dusk, toured a mangrove swamp and caught a 35-pound yellow-finned tuna in the Pacific.

Seeking an adventure somewhere that wouldn't be overwhelmingly packed on a holiday weekend, I settled on Costa Rica's northerly neighbor, Nicaragua. I figured it was close enough to the popular and tourist friendly Central American country to offer some spectacular sights. Upon landing at the airport in ...
The image of me with my lime green sled atop an active volcano in Central America is a picture that I can't wait to show my grandkids one day. Rushing down pebbles on a 1,600-foot-high volcano called Cerro Negro will be my wildest memory of my visit to Nicaragua. Before I went down the volcano, ...
For a truly mind-blowing brush with the power of nature, take a trip to Masaya Volcano National Park near Managua, Nicaragua. The park gives visitors a chance to peer into the crater of an angry, active volcano, providing a glimpse of an intimidating lake of molten lava, as it swirls and heaves in a ...
This shows that volcanoes can be fed magma through nearby underground channels and could help explain how volcanoes can erupt seemingly without warning because the active center of the volcano exhibits little deformation activity. The findings are published today (March 28) in Geophysical ...

There is little reason to wonder why Nicaragua is known as the land of lakes and volcanoes when you witness its dramatic volcanic landscape filled with vast forests, lagoons, lakes and pristine beaches. Located in the middle of the Americas, Nicaragua is home to a rich variety of plants and animals, and its ...
From bandits at dawn to lost airships, not to mention live volcanoes – the life of an intrepid volcanologist is not for the faint hearted. ... Over the years, fieldwork at Masaya volcano in Nicaragua, has revealed many secrets about how volcanic plumes work and impact the environment, both in the here and ...
We're in northwest Costa Rica, pedalling along the country's largest body of water, a giant artificial lake within the Arenal Volcano's blast zone. It's pouring rain, not cats and dogs, but ... In Nicaragua it is gallo pinto (“spotted rooster”), which consists of rice and beans. The national dish of Costa Rica is also ...
INTUR will use the iconic billboards of Times Square to entice the estimated 26 million tourists to also visit 'The Land of Lakes and Volcanoes'. Catedral de Granada, Nicaragua. Image by: Cadaveraphotography/500px. Showcasing its year-round fiestas, the historic architecture and its diverse environment ...
INTUR will use the iconic billboards of Times Square to entice the estimated 26 million tourists to also visit 'The Land of Lakes and Volcanoes'. Nicaragua tourism board starts new ad campaign Catedral de Granada, Nicaragua. Image by: Cadaveraphotography/500px. Showcasing its year-round fiestas, the ...
Volcano Telica remains one of the most popular attractions for visitors to Nicaragua, not just for its gigantic lava-filled crater, but also for its stunning views over the ocean and the neighboring volcanoes. But nearby, in the small town of San Jacinto, is a lesser-known volcanic artifact.
For instance: Shortly after the second volcano trip, Cossman was walking to a meeting in Manhattan when a random email arrived from a man in Nicaragua who'd seen his videos and wondered if the flaming hellscape that had just erupted in his literal backyard, behind the family's bed and breakfast, was a ...
We are both self-proclaimed foodies and a big part of why we enjoy traveling is to taste all the flavours accompanying each unique destination. We recently returned home from a trip to Nicaragua and although the beaches, exceptional mountain ranges and fiery volcanoes made for an incredible vacation, ...
28, nine COA students traveled to Nicaragua along with four chaperons and one community member. ... the city of Grenada, one of Central America's oldest cities, and took a sunset cruise on the Islets of Grenada, one of 365 tiny islands formed thousands of years ago when a neighboring volcano erupted.
Using satellite imaging, Penn State researchers for the first time identified a major magma supply into a reservoir extending almost 2 miles from the crater of a volcano in Nicaragua. This shows that volcanoes can be fed magma through nearby underground channels and could help explain how volcanoes ...
Cosmann, who announced the news via his Facebook profile page, is asking Nicaraguans to vote for him. “I'm more than excited to share with my 'Nicaraguan family' the news that the website 'A Digital Volcano' has been nominated for the most prestigious internet award. A Webby award will let Nicaragua ...

Its people are warm, welcoming and proud of their country, anxious to dispel visions of Nicaragua left over from the U.S attempt to overthrow the ... When the clouds part the volcano's hiking trails offer a panoramic view of Granada, the great expanse of the lake and the other towering volcanoes that define ...
Its people are warm, welcoming and proud of their country, anxious to dispel visions of Nicaragua left over from the U.S attempt to overthrow the ... When the clouds part the volcano's hiking trails offer a panoramic view of Granada, the great expanse of the lake and the other towering volcanoes that define ...
They are called Los Pueblos Blancos, "The White Villages." Nestled on the verdant slopes of an extinct volcano, these picturesque white stucco villages with cultural roots that date back to pre-Columbian history are an easy drive, shuttle or taxi ride from the town of Granada. But whereas Granada is a city ...
Volcano Telica remains one of the most popular attractions for visitors to Nicaragua, not just for its gigantic lava-filled crater, but also for its stunning views over the ocean and the neighboring volcanoes. But nearby, in the small town of San Jacinto, is a lesser-known volcanic artifact.
The volcanoes make for great hiking and mountain biking trails as well as the newfangled sport of volcano surfing. Central America also boasts ... Even at the widest sections of Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, you can easily visit both coasts during a week-long trip. Broadly speaking, the Pacific is ...
For instance: Shortly after the second volcano trip, Cossman was walking to a meeting in Manhattan when a random email arrived from a man in Nicaragua who'd seen his videos and wondered if the flaming hellscape that had just erupted in his literal backyard, behind the family's bed and breakfast, was a ...
Ometepe is an island in the middle of Lake Nicaragua, shaped like a figure eight, with a volcano on each “O.” It is rural and slow-moving: more people on horseback than in cars, noisy only with birdsong, gales, and howler monkeys. In its sole museum reside some 1000-year-old petroglyphs, and a 1,500 ...
Managua, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan authorities remain vigilant today following seismic activity during the last 48 hours in this capital. ... Nicaragua is located in the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, which concentrates most of the active volcanoes on the planet and where earthquakes occur with more ...
We finished the day by visiting Laguna de Apoyo, a lake that fills a former volcano crater, where many of us swam and enjoyed the beautiful mid-day weather on the beach. Overall, this trip was amazing. We have learned so much and really enjoyed every moment spent in Nicaragua. A major takeaway from ...
28, nine COA students traveled to Nicaragua along with four chaperons and one community member. ... They explored Lake Nicaragua, a freshwater lake the size of Puerto Rico, and embarked on a ferry ride across to Ometepe, an island formed by two extinct volcanoes, hiked its ecological park and swam ...
After seven years of dating, Brooksbank finally got down on one knee in front of a volcano in Nicaragua, where the couple was vacationing earlier this month. "The lake was so beautiful. The light was just a special light I had never seen," the princess told BBC News on Monday. That light probably looked ...
Nicaragua's luxury hotel revolution extends beyond the beach. Nekupe, the country's first luxury mountain resort, sits in a lush landscape overlooking the evergreen slopes of the Mombacho volcano. Sarah Gilbert writes: “Boutique, contemporary and stylish, Nekupe was designed to bring the outdoors in, ...
Princess Eugenie was reduced to tears when Jack Brooksbank, her boyfriend, got down on one knee to propose to her in front of a volcano in Nicaragua, she said last night. Speaking after their engagement was announced, she said that the proposal was a “complete surprise” even though they had been ...
Princess Eugenie's long-term boyfriend Jack Brooksbank selected an idyllic destination to propose earlier this month, choosing to pop the question during a New Year's holiday in Nicaragua. The Central American nation, which is set between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, is known for its ...
If constructed, the canal would destroy 400,000 hectares of rainforest and wetlands, and displace up to 120,000 people. The city of Granada sits on the shore of Lake Nicaragua and would be a potential cruise ship stop if the canal is built. Photo taken from the top of Mombacho Volcano. Courtesy of Gary ...
A 6.1 magnitude earthquake was registered at 9:03 a.m. according to data by the National University's Volcanology and Seismology Research Institute (OVSICORI) 96 km west from Conchal, Guanacaste or 78 km southwest of San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. The movement was felt mostly in the Central and ...
MUST DO Just like Costa Rica, Nicaragua is a paradise for fans of eco-adventure, from the tranquil Lake Nicaragua, Central America's largest lake, to surf spots such as San Juan del Sur and the serene Little Corn Island off the Caribbean coast. The country's many volcanoes offer some unforgettable ...
With the help of drones, researchers are investigating an active Nicaraguan volcano that could pose a hazard to millions of people. Masaya volcano is located in an active volcanic and seismic zone and is nearby Managua, Nicaragua's capital. The researchers are using many methods, including drones, ...
I'm fortunate to have experienced everything Nicaragua has to offer during numerous visits to the country to see my family. In the past few years, the country has quickly become a popular vacation destination for its beaches and surf, lakes, abundant volcanoes and friendly people. I grew up in a small ...
I'm fortunate to have experienced everything Nicaragua has to offer during numerous visits to the country to see my family. In the past few years, the country has quickly become a popular vacation destination for its beaches and surf, lakes, abundant volcanoes and friendly people. I grew up in a small ...
Tourists flock to Costa Rica for its wildlife, lush rainforest, volcanoes and surfing beaches. But it's no bargain, with prices similar to what you'll find in the typical U.S. beach city. If you're looking for a less expensive vacation with similar attractions to Costa Rica, consider its northern neighbor: Nicaragua.
Penn State geosciences researchers are investigating an active volcano that could pose a hazard to millions of people in Nicaragua. Masaya volcano is located in an active volcanic and seismic zone and is nearby Managua, Nicaragua's capital. The researchers are using many methods, including drones, ...
Pacaya Lodge is perched on the rim of a volcanic crater overlooking the serene Laguna de Apoyo, a sapphire-blue lake surrounded by emerald-green forest, with Granada and Mombacho Volcano in the distance. The first luxury lodge in the area, it's decorated by local artisans and supports community-led initiatives.
But don't think of Nicaragua as the new Costa Rica, think of it as the new Nicaragua. Long overlooked by leisure travelers, the second-poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere is on the brink of a tourism boom, offering massivae attractions such as: volcanoes, surfing, centuries-old colonial architecture ...
This country has so much to offer, so whether you're moving to or just visiting Nicaragua, get out and experience it all. ... top of the cathedral and eat in the central park in front of the church, take a city walk and be awed by the gorgeous architecture around every corner, or go volcano surfing at Cerro Negro.
Nicaragua's first luxury ecolodge is still one-of-a-kind, a place to immerse yourself in nature. Natural .... Further afield, the hotel organises tours to Granada, Masaya market, Mombacho Volcano and Ometepe Island. ... There's coffee from the owner's finca and minibars stocked with Nicaraguan artisan beer and chocolate.
Frenchman Philippe Buanu-Varilla, lobbying for U.S. approval of the Panamanian route, sent a copy of a 1900 Nicaraguan stamp to every member of Congress in the summer of 1902. Momotombo, the smoking volcano portrayed on the stamp, suggested that the Nicaraguan route—which was longer but ...
Tucked between Maderas and Concepcion volcanoes on twin-coned Ometepe is this tranquil boutique retreat just steps from the island's finest beach. Staff members go out of their way to help you discover the many bucolic charms, while you enjoy the convivial atmosphere and delicious farm-to-table fare.
I'd come to Nicaragua in January not to surf or hike or do yoga on the beach but to explore the profound love that Nicaraguans hold for a poet on what would .... I'd peer into the molten, gurgling belly of the Masaya volcano and I'd stand in the warm Pacific in San Juan del Sur, where Immanuel helped get a ...
Set in a beautifully restored colonial mansion in the heart of Granada, this friendly, feel-good boutique hotel makes a perfect base to explore the city and beyond. And it's genuinely a hotel with heart – 100 per cent of its profits are invested in local educational programmes.
Kirk Reynolds, CEO of Discover Outdoors, noticed a similar trend in bookings for his company's week-long, volcano-specific trips to Nicaragua; they're looking into possibly expanding their volcano trek options. “There are undoubtedly more people interested in seeing volcanoes,” he says. “Adventure travel ...
Nicaragua has volcanoes in every kind of condition, from active to dormant to extinct – from smoking “gateways to hell” (as early Spanish settlers believed them to be), to tranquil, lush, greenery-covered craters. You can hike the slopes of a number of them, swim in their crater lakes, and peek over the rim ...
She was born in Esteli, Nicaragua, to Daniel Alegria, a Nicaraguan, and Ana Maria Vides, a Salvadorean, in the 1920s – they belonged to a family of ... of the time,” said Carolyn Forche, an American poet whose translations of Alegria's writing include the 1982 poetry collection Flowers From the Volcano, ...


 

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