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Nicaraguan Cuisine, Food and Drink

Nicaraguan Cuisine, Food and Drink

Nicaraguan Cuisine, A World of Ingredients Nicaraguan Cuisine is representative of the diversity of its inhabitants. It includes a mixture of indigenous, Spanish cuisine and Creole cuisine. Despite the blending and incorporation of pre-Columbian and Spanish influenced cuisine,...

Flora of Nicaragua

Flora and Biodiversity of Nicaragua

Flora and Biodiversity of Nicaragua Featuring 320,000 hectares of national parks. Nicaragua is rich with flora and fauna biodiversity. In Nicaragua you will discover 7% of the world’s biodiversity. The country is blessed with seven...

Guardabarranco, National Bird of Nicaragua

Guardabarranco, National Bird of Nicaragua

Guardabarranco, National Bird of Nicaragua The Turquoise-browed Motmot (Eumomota superciliosa) also called Guardabarranco in Nicaragua, is a colourful, medium-sized bird of the motmot family, Momotidae. Quite common in Central America, the bird is approximately...

Sacuanjoche, National Flower of Nicaragua

Sacuanjoche, Nicaragua National Flower

Sacuanjoche, Nicaragua National Flower Also named May Flower, Sacuanjoche is Nicaragua’s national flower since 1971. Its name derives from the Náhuatl language: “xacuan”(sacuan) means beautiful yellow petals and “xochilt”(joche) is flower. Belonging to the...

Coffee in Nicaragua

Coffee in Nicaragua, Central America

Nicaraguan Coffee is Round, Sweet and Progressive Agriculture remains the most important sector of the Nicaraguan economy. Nicaragua is known as the land of volcanoes and lakes, yielding a cup to show the rich...

Nicaragua Beaches

Nicaragua Beaches

Nicaragua Beaches With a coastline stretching along both the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea, Nicaragua has all kinds of imaginable beaches that vary from gorgeous white sands to rocky strand to dark volcanic sands....

Revolution Museum, Leon, Nicaragua

Revolution Museum, Leon, Nicaragua

Revolution Museum, Leon, Nicaragua The Revolution Museum is located in the city center on the other side of the cathedral and is held by Revolution veterans. This museum is housed ironically in the former...

Petroglyphs, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua

Petroglyphs, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua

Petroglyphs, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua Smack in the middle of Nicaragua Lake, the Ometepe Island is home to some 35,000 people and its rich pre-Columbian vestiges (petroglyphs, statues, ceramics) demonstrate its long history of human...