Off the beaten path: Nicaragua

Nicaragua, the largest country in Central America, the promised land of Nicarao tribes, where corn is the main ingredient in most foods, and from where you can see 86 out of the 88 constellations in the sky,has a unique culture, traditions and historical heritage. There are many destinations within the country for the ones who like to travel off the beaten path - you can explore the volcanoes, nature reserves, beautiful colonial towns,visit the beautiful artisan villages and learn about some unusual customs, and learn about the earliest records of humans and animals in the area.

Huellas de Acahualinca - the museum of ancient footprints

Huellas de Acahualinca in Nicaragua is a museum of 6000 year old footprints imprinted in volcanic ash and mud by humans and animals - the oldest footprints ever found in Americas.

Sandboarding down the Cerro Negro volcano

Cerro Negro is a young Nicaraguan volcano, which is still seismically active. Besides enjoying the magical landscapes from its top, you can now sandboard down its steaming black ash slopes at a…
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