Photo Essay – Sunsets and Volcanoes in Isla Ometepe, Nicaragua

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Within Lake Nicaragua, which is the largest lake in Central America, lies Isla Ometepe. It is a small island shaped like an hourglass – both sides of the hourglass being volcanoes (Concepcion on one side, Maderas on the other) [Read more…]

Visiting Granada, Volcan Masaya, and Laguna de Apoyo – Nicaragua

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Every year I plan a one week trip with my mother. This time she surprised me by announcing that she’d like to meet up in Nicaragua.

We only had a week together, so we decided to stick to the area south of Managua; Granada, Masaya, Lake Nicaragua, Isla Ometepe – a manageable area that wouldn’t require too much travelling around.

Our base was Granada, which is known as a city rich in colonial history. [Read more…]