Catch of the day is back! Dock to Dish comes to Jicaro

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Ever heard the saying “there are plenty more fish in the sea”?  Little bit of an exaggeration nowadays, given the excessive rate of global fish consumption.  Our insatiable appetite for seafood has seen certain species pushed to the brink of …
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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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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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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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Smartphone Photography Series: Your Vacation Video

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If you didn’t come home with a cool vacation video did you even go on vacation? Travel videos are the edgiest new way to share your adventures and– although many of them may look like they were shot by a …
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Yo-ho-yo-ho a pirates life for me!

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Today Lake Nicaragua is known for its fishing, scuba diving and stunning scenery of peaceful shores. However, Lake Nicaragua hasn’t always been peaceful. Between 1665 and 1857 Lake Nicaragua was home to pirates! Pirates and rogue soldiers, also known as …
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