Birds of Nicaragua, Part 3

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Continuing with the list of beautiful birds of Nicaragua, flying over the green rainforests and serenading the untouched nature. These colorful birds are the main focus of attention eager birders, but they are also alluring to every animal and nature …
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Birds of Nicaragua, Part 2

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The plush forests and pristine nature in Nicaragua has numerous gorgeous birds inhabiting them. The diversity and variety of birds in Nicaragua is remarkable, with 703 different species soaring the tropical skies. Continuing with last week’s post, here are a …
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Birds of Nicaragua,Part 1

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Nicaragua is home to numerous awe-inspiring birds since it is the ecological bridge connecting North and South America. The biodiversity is strikingly vast, with 703 bird species inhabiting Nicaragua, and here is a short introduction to our flying family: The …
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When in Jicaro, Get Adventurous; Zip-Lining , Kayaking, and Volcano Boarding!

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Longing for adventures never ends, even when you are on the road and travelling. In fact, the best active opportunities present themselves while one is gallivanting around this wondrous globe. In Nicaragua, there are uniquely tingling activities to experience: Zip …
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Our Little Chunk of Volcano: How Jicaro Was Formed

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It’s not everyday you get to sleep on a chunk of volcano…Unless you’re sleeping at Jicaro, which is located on one of the tiny islands dotting the waters of Lake Nicaragua known as the Granada Islets. Central America’s largest lake, Lake Nicaragua …
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If You Like Bread You’ll Love this Nicaraguan Fruit

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Carb lovers rejoice, we’re here to tell you you can have your bread and eat your fruit too. How? Breadfruit—or Fruta de Pan as the locals call it. This large oval shaped fruit grows year round along Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast …
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5 Things You Need to Know About Leon

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Not too far from Jicaro lies one of Nicaragua’s most bustling, culturally rich cities—Leon—a place where poets dream and streetscapes stun. Alive with history and bustling with life, Leon is one of the world’s most interesting cities. Here are some …
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A Quick Update on our Sustainability Projects

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The past years have been busy for us in terms of our work with the local community around Jicaro. We’ve been focused on improving the conditions and installations of the Padre Nello school near Jicaro and–over the next months– we would like …
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Sand boarding: A Guide to One of Nicaragua’s Gnarliest Sports

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Keep your toes toasty by skipping chilly ski hills and slide down the slope of a volcano instead. Brief History Sand boarding caught on around the same time as snowboarding–in the 1970s– and has been growing in popularity ever since. Rumored …
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