|Nicaragua is mountainous in the west, with
fertile valleys. Two big lakes, Nicaragua and Managua, are connected by the Tipitapa
River. The Pacific coast is volcanic and very fertile. The swampy Caribbean coast is
commonly called the "Mosquito Coast" though its real name is the Miskito
Coast named after Miskito Indians.
Known for its intriguing scenery and its friendly people it
features an abundance of lakes, rivers, volcanoes, colonial cities, untouched forests and
sandy. The Pacific beaches are unspoiled and a haven for surfers, while the markets offer
good quality arts and crafts, especially hammocks, basketwork, wood-carvings and ceramics.
The national language is Spanish, though many residents of
the Caribbean coastal areas speak English and indigenous languages, as well. The climate
is generally hot and humid with the "summer" dry season running mid November
through mid May and the "winter" rainy season running from mid May through mid
November.Nicaragua is located in the very heart of America and is the perfect destination
for all those who are looking for something truly different and natural.