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Famous and historic casinos in Latin America

Many of the countries of Latin America have burgeoning tourism industries as the governments of these nations continue to invest in infrastructure to boost tourism. This is true for the country of Nicaragua which was often overlooked in the past. However, the country is growing with increasingly more options for travelers. Among these are casinos as developers are seeing the …

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Wandering the Cathedrals and Churches of Leon, Nicaragua

So you’re going to slide down a Nicaraguan Volcano – then you’ll need to journey from Managua to the town of Leon. It’s a pretty little place but the town is pretty spread out. Even with no urban planning, the town is very walkable – in fact I walked around the entire town in about 4 hours. In keeping with …

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Volcano Boarding in Nicaragua … play by play in pictures

Volcano Boarding? Yeah … it’s a thing and it’s awesome.  Actually, sliding down the black gravel rocks of Cerro Negro, maybe not the best idea but how can you beat the adrenaline rush of volcano boarding down Cerro Negro, the black volcanic hill. Where To Go Volcano Boarding Leon, Nicaragua is yet another city on the infamous Gringo Trail but …

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Adding Volcano Boarding to my bucket list … check!

Volcano boarding Nicaragua? Well, over the past day and half … I’ve been doing as much as I can to learn of things to do in a cool weekend in Nicaragua. I’ve learn’t that there are lots of volcanoes over there, as the name “Nicaragua” means the land of lakes and volcanoes. True to its country’s nickname, the town of …

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A weekend in Managua … don’t mind if I do …

So only two more countries to knock off Central America, so a little weekend in Managua, Nicaragua would be a good start – March. Of course, I’ve heard and read great things about the “safest” country in Central America. As a rule, most capital cities are never that interesting, so the first instinct is do a couple of day trips …

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