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  • Visit the Nicaraguan Town of Bethlehem

    The Nicaraguan town of Bethlehem, located in the department of Rivas, started in 1738 as a settlement for farm workers who were cultivating indigo – the plant from which a deep blue color is ...

  • Let Nicaragua’s Exotic Fruit Tantalize Your Taste Buds

    Nicaragua’s temperate climate and fertile volcanic soil support the cultivation of a wide variety of delicious and nutritious produce. In addition to the more widely known fruits such as ...

  • Patron Saint Celebrations in Managua

    The first day of August each year is celebrated with patron saint festivals in many, if not all, Nicaragua's cities, towns and villages. Held in honor of Saint Dominic, Managua's patron saint ...

  • Nicaragua’s Elusive Pocoyo

    Camouflage is one of the ways in which birds can protect themselves from predators, and the Common Pauraque (Nyctidromus albicollis) of Nicaragua has perfected the art of camouflage to the ...

  • History, Culture, Nature and More in Granada

    As the oldest colonial city in Nicaragua, Granada has a rich historical and cultural heritage and is set in the midst of spectacular natural beauty, making it a popular tourism destination. ...

  • Empowering Communities Through Education

    Founded in 2001 as a nonprofit charitable organization, GoCare endeavors to work with communities in Nicaragua to develop and implement educational and economic programs to empower both adults ...

  • Cultivating the Timber of the Future in Nicaragua

    Environmentalists are hopeful that the commercial cultivation of bamboo in Nicaragua will save the country's ancient hardwood forests from being stripped for their timber. Deforestation has a ...

  • Enjoy the Tranquil Beauty of the Solentiname Islands

    Located at the southern end of Lake Nicaragua, in the department of Río San Juan, the archipelago of Solentiname consists of thirty-six islands, the four largest of which are inhabited – ...

  • Mi Museo: Conserving Nicaragua’s Creative History

    Located in a beautifully restored mid-19th century building in the historical center of Granada, Mi Museo is home to an extensive collection of Pre-Columbian ceramics dating back to as early ...

  • The Amazing Armadillos of Nicaragua

    Native to the Americas, including Nicaragua, armadillos are fascinating creatures. Classified as mammals, armadillos are characterized by their leathery armored shell which some species use to ...