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visit volcanoes in Nicaragua - Volcan Concepcion

How to visit volcanoes in Nicaragua without breaking (much of) a sweat

If you’re after large dose of volcano without an overdose of activity, here’s how to visit volcanoes in Nicaragua without breaking (too much of) a sweat. If volcanoes are your world then Nicaragua is your oyster. Situated where the Caribbean and Cocos tectonic plates collide, the country is home to some 19 volcanoes, at least […]

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Hopes and fears for long-term travel: Miami, Nicaragua and Colombia

Hopes and fears for long-term travel: Miami, Nicaragua and Colombia

That’s what’s going through my mind at 3am this morning. I’m wide awake, random thoughts churning through my head. I only do this when I’m worried about something. Normally me and sleep are very happy bedtime buddies. Tomorrow I travel to Miami, the start of a two-month journey that will also see me take in […]

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All Saints Day in Guatemala

All Saints Day in Guatemala: A graveyard tale

“Cerveza, cerveza?” hollers the vendor, above the hullabub of humanity that’s hunching its way across the graveyard of Santiago Sacatepéquez, Guatemala. Kites flutter overhead, their larger cousins punctuating the ground and the skyline. Graves of the moneyed serve as a picnic-table for tucking into El Fiambre, the traditional festival dish that honours the dead. Kids […]

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