Tagged: Central America

Ometepe Island, Nicaragua

Ometepe Island, Nicaragua

Ometepe, An Oasis of Peace The Ometepe Island is formed by two volcanoes (rising from Lake Nicaragua in the Republic of Nicaragua. Its name derives from the Nahuatl wordsome (two) and tepetl (mountain), meaning two mountains. It is the largest island in Lake Nicaragua as...

Granada, Nicaragua

Granada, Nicaragua’s Colonial Jewel

The Colonial Charm of Granada Granada is the oldest European-established city in Nicaragua. Founded by Francisco Fernández de Córdoba in 1524, it takes its name after the city of Granada in Spain. Set on the western...

Montelimar Beach, Nicaragua

Montelimar Beach, Nicaragua

Relaxing at Montelimar Beach Located on the Pacific coast of Nicaragua, Montelimar Beach is one of the most exclusive beaches of Central America and dazzles with its charming coastline and landscape. You will ll...

Land of Lakes and Volcanoes

Land of Lakes and Volcanoes

Nicragua, Land of Lakes and Volcanoes Land of lakes and volcanoes, Nicaragua comprises a great number of lagoons and lakes, and a range of volcanoes. This chain runs from north to south along the...

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...