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  • Sights

    Ruins Leon Viejo

    León Viejo, a ruined town in the department of León, is viewed as the second oldest and the most well-developed, historical Spanish settlement in the whole of the Americas. This gives it important archaeological value. What is so fascinating about this settlement is that, unlike other settlements that develop and change over the years, it did not develop further and has been preserved ...

  • Museums

    Literature Crusade

    The term ‘crusade’ can be defined as a campaign or movement but is more often associated with the words ‘battle’, ‘fight’, ‘war’ and ‘struggle’. In fact, all these synonyms are quite appropriate when referring to Nicaragua’s ‘Literacy Crusade’. This war against illiteracy was an extensive, nationwide battle against the ill effects of poor education. The struggle took the form of a nationwide ...