Cultural festivals, Spanish Colonial architecture, watching fireworks, sand boarding, surfing, boogie boarding, hiking, sailing, diving, food, unlimited beaches, world class rum and cigars. People often ask us what there is to do if they came here. “More than you can possibly pack into a 2 week vacation” is our typical response.
“Don’t worry, those aren’t gunshots,” said Jairo Robles, our guide in Nicaragua, no doubt noticing me jump at each pop.
Good to know. In fact, despite being the second-poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, Nicaragua is one of the safest in Latin America.
Robles explained that the explosive sounds were fireworks in honor of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, which runs the entire first week of December.