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Cultural Flood in Granada

The poetic Carnival that took place on Wednesday was a cultural flood that brought together 115 poets from 51 different countries and tourists who also enjoyed the event. Performances and folkloric dances were part of the colorful list that symbolically buried “the violence of time and the violence against women”. The poets stopped on every […]

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Granada’s Sites of Interest: La Pólvora

The story of an iconic building in Nicaragua’s military history that is open to all visitors nowadays. At the end of Calle Real Xalteva stands one of the iconic buildings of Nicaragua’s military history. A fortress built in 1748 in the context of the war against pirates; its walls witnessed the indigenous rebellion against the […]

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The Corn Islands, jewels of the Caribbean

The islands are located 70 km from mainland in front of the Bluefields coast, they are the main tourist attraction in the Caribbean mainly due to the reefs and marine life. Legend has it that the islands got their name because of a spelling mistake made by the english pirates, who used to replenish their […]

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Ometepe: A Volcano Paradise on the Lake

…“Land of lakes and volcanoes” might have been inspired by Ometepe Island. Located in lake Cocibolca and formed by two volcanoes linked by a narrow isthmus, Ometepe is a one of a kind paradise with 276 square kilometers. Life in this island goes back to 1,500 years B.C. according to pre-columbian remains, petroglyphs, statues and […]

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Masaya, a destination near Granada

…a good option filled with history and culture is Masaya, located a few miles away. Masaya’s first attraction are its handicrafts and cultural expressions, that is why it is known as “The cradle of the Nicaraguan Folklore”. The best craftsmen of Nicaragua are said to be in Masaya, you can find every type of souvenir […]

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The Poetry Celebration

The Plaza de la Independencia hosted this Tuesday night, the inauguration of the International Poetry Festival of Granada with a concert and poetry recital. The stars of the night were the poet/priest Ernesto Cardenal and the singer/songwriter/writer Luis Eduardo Aute, both received the public’s ovation. Cardenal was the first poet to recite in the eleventh […]