Tag: archaeological

  • Chontales Region

    When speaking to residents of Nicaragua about the Chontales department, they will tell you that it is the cattle and dairy region of the country. It is often said that the rivers of Chontales are filled with milk and that the rocks are made from cheese! Over and above the bustling agricultural industry that supplies most of Nicaragua with dairy products, it is a breathtaking department that ...

  • Camoapa

    Not many people choose to visit Camoapa, even though this municipality is somewhat bigger than other more popular Nicaraguan towns. Camoapa is situated in the Boaco department and the principal town of the area is located only 114 kilometers from Managua. There are roughly 40 700 people living in Camoapa and agriculture is the economy’s largest industry. Unfortunately Camoapa is has one of ...

  • Acahualinca Footprints

    The Footprints of Acahualinca, or Huellas de Acahualinca in Spanish, is a renowned archaeological site located near the Nicaraguan city of Managua. The Acahualinca Footprints Museum is dedicated to this fascinating find and documents scientific conclusions regarding the site. Also in the museum of Acahualinca are a number of artifacts from various localities in Nicaragua, such as mammoth ...