Volcano Boarding the Cerro Negro, Nicaragua

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Volcano Boarding the Cerro Negro, Nicaragua

Volcano Boarding in Nicaragua The blazing sun beat down as I tried yet again to adjust my board to a comfortable position with little success. I stumbled over the jutting rocks and felt the heat of the sizzling black sand. The rest of the group were suffering equally as we rounded a corner to begin the steepest part of the climb our feet sinking into the dark earth. Cerro Negro, Nicaragua I was at the Cerro Negro a short drive away from the Nicaraguan city of León on a mission to appease my adrenaline cravings with a spot of volcano boarding....

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Surprising Nicaragua

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Surprising Nicaragua

Morgan’s Rock Hacienda & Ecolodge Reveals Six Top Surprises for Visitors to Nicaragua SAN JUAN del SUR, NICARAGUA, Mar. 18, 2013 – The news from Nicaragua’s Morgan’s Rock, the pioneering upscale ecolodge, is that “Nicaragua is peaceful, considered one of the safest countries for travelers in the Americas, and its life-loving people warmly welcome visitors from the U.S.,” says Bismar Lopez, head naturalist guide for this sustainable, eco-certified property located on the country’s southwest Pacific coast. Lopez should know. He has spent...

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Nicaragua Travel Deals

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Nicaragua Travel Deals

Here are a few of the travel deals being offered this fall in Nicaragua. · Wildland Tours’ “Nicaragua Adventure Tour”: For the thrill-seeking adventurer – zip lining, hiking, cycling, kayaking and sand boarding. 9-day tour, starting at $2,850 per person – airfare not included An exciting journey by foot, bike and kayak to discover Nicaragua’s rich cultural history, rural villages and stunning landscape. Local guides give insiders’ tips in the colonial cities of Leon and Granada. You’ll go sand boarding on Cerro Negro Volcano, visit Masaya...

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Summer Hotspots in Nicaragua

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This come to ITKT via the Experience Nicaragua! Newsletter. What I like about this is the no nonsense vacation planner effect. If you are planning, considering planning, or interested about Central America, read on! -Editor ITKT- Escape to Nicaragua this summer and have your choice of laidback beaches, towering volcanoes, lush jungles, adventure filled islands and steaming crater lakes. Nicaragua provides all of the great activities its neighboring countries offer, but often at a better value. Hotels, food and even nightlife can be a fraction...

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Fishing in Nicaragua

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OUT OF THIS WORLD FISHING IN NICARAGUA Nicaragua is not only the Land of Lakes and Volcanoes, it’s also home to world-class fishing! While die-hard fisherman have long visited the likes of other Central American countries, only some are in “the know” about Nicaragua. Nicaragua’s Atlantic and Pacific Coasts are teeming with a large variety of fish including rooster fish, sierra mackerel, jack crevalle, bonito, hound fish, snapper, grouper, snook, marlin, sailfish, yellowfin tuna, wahoo and dorado just to name a few....

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¿Sabía Usted?

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• Béisbol: Los nicaragüenses son muy apasionados con el béisbol, uno de los deportes principales de su país. La mayoría de las comunidades tienen un diamante de béisbol, y el estadio más grande del país, situado en Managua, alberga a 40.000 espectadores. Existen varios equipos de béisbol profesionales en el país, y los nicaragüenses también siguen a ligas principales en Norteamérica, en donde varios de sus paisanos han jugado. El equipo de béisbol nacional nicaragüense llego al cuarto lugar en los juegos olímpicos en Atlanta en 1996. • Ruta...

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What’s New in Nicaragua

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MANAGUA, Nicaragua (August 28, 2007)—The Nicaragua Tourism Board (INTUR) is pleased to announce the latest news from Nicaragua, ranging from recently introduced flights and tour packages to new real estate projects and destinations throughout the country. AIRLINES This month, low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines announced new non-stop service to Managua, Nicaragua from Fort Lauderdale, FL. Service is currently offered three times per week and will then increase to daily flights starting November 15, 2007. Flights are operated with Spirit’s...

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“Ruta del Agua” en Río San Juan

Posted by on 10:33 pm in Español News, Nicaragua News | 1 comment

La Ruta del Agua forma parte integral del proyecto regional denominado Ruta del Caribe compartido entre Panamá, Costa Rica y Nicaragua, en el Marco del Plan Puebla Panamá (PPP), como un proyecto de prioridad nacional, integrándolo al Plan Nacional de Desarrollo (PND) Los pobladores y las autoridades municipales de San Carlos, cabecera departamental de Río San Juan, se mostraron optimistas con la presentación que se hizo de la Ruta del Agua, la cual fue apoyada gráficamente con banners conteniendo un resumen de la información y la infografía...

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El Surf en Nicaragua (Español)

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Recientemente nuestro país participó en el 1er Campeonato Centroamericano de Surf, el que se realizó en Playa Esterillos, Costa Rica, donde el Equipo Nacional de Surf de Nicaragua, se colocó en el 2do lugar, gracias al esfuerzo de todos los miembros del equipo, quienes dieron lo mejor de cada uno, demostrando que Nicaragua además de ser un destino de gran atractivo para los amantes del surf, puede cultivar futuros campeones mundiales. El Instituto Nicaragüense de Turismo (INTUR), reconoció el buen papel desempeñado por este grupo de...

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Nicaragua en Español (video podcast)

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Bienvenidos a nuestra nueva seccion de In The Know Traveler, titulada In The Know Español. En este video nuestra intrepida periodista Maryl Celiz y el equipo de ITKT tuvieron la oportunidad de platicar con Ana Azalea Zavala sobre Nicaragua y todo lo que este pais tiene para ofrecer. Estas entrevistas son parte de una serie que se grabo en el Long Beach Convention Center durante el Los Angeles Times Adventure and Travel Expo, un evento en el que varios representantes de las mejores destinaciones turisticas compartieron lo mejor de cada ciudad,...

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Jack Nicklaus Golf in Nicaragua

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SAN RAFAEL DEL SUR, Nicaragua (May 30, 2007) – The developers of Seaside Mariana Spa & Golf Resort announce plans that Jack Nicklaus, one of the world’s most preeminent golf course designers, will create the centerpiece to its development. Seaside Mariana Golf Club will become the first Jack Nicklaus-designed championship golf course in the country. “I relish every opportunity I have to go into a country in which we have never worked,” said Nicklaus. “To be able to design a golf course for Seaside Mariana and introduce and...

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The Nicaragua Cultural Experience (video podcast)

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Maryl Celiz catches up with Ana of Nicaragua Tourism at the Los Angeles Times Adventurers Travel Expo on February 10, 2007, Click Here For more on Nicaragua at ITKT

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Reasons to Explore Nicaragua (video podcast)

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Maryl Celiz catches up with Ana of Nicaragua Tourism at the Los Angeles Times Adventurers Travel Expo on February 10, 2007.A part of a growing series helping travelers get to know destinations and service providers better before visiting. Ana describes culture, food, and other important reasons to explore Nicaragua. Another Wayfarer Digital production for In The Know Traveler. For more on Nicaragua at ITKT. Remember all of our videos require Quick Time 7.0 — it’s free, and it’s worth it. Or subscribe to In The Know Traveler on...

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Latin American Tours with Intrepid

Posted by on 7:22 pm in Announcements, Costa Rica News, Ecuador News, Guatemala News, Honduras News, Nicaragua News, Peru News | 2 comments

Experience the real Latin America with Intrepid and help the world breathe easy Book any Intrepid Travel Latin American adventure during February and March 2007 and 10% of the trip cost will be donated to the Intrepid Foundation’s Amazon Fund to help save the natural wonder. Away from the rumba filled streets, the wildlife rich oceans and the Incan filled highlands lay the lungs of the Earth – the Amazon Rainforest. The Amazon is a truly spectacular part of the planet. As the largest tropical rainforest in the world, it shelters unique...

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47 New Tours for Mountain Travel Sobek

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Emeryville, CA-September 18 2006-Adventurous travelers will have more exciting trip choices than ever as they begin planning their travel for the coming year: Mountain Travel Sobek, North America’s leading adventure travel company, has added 47 new adventures to their total roster of more than 135 worldwide group programs, not including nearly 30 special programs designed especially for private individual travel. New adventures include: ¨ Treks in Patagonia, Tibet, India, and an inn-to-inn trek to Machu Picchu ¨ Sea kayaking on...

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