05/11/2011 10:34 am ET | Updated Jul 11, 2011

Nicaragua's Beauty

Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America, with a size comparable to Greece. Nicaragua has a tremendous mix of natural beauty (about 20% of the country is preserved land including volcanoes, lakes and rainforests) and historical sites. Nearly one-third of Nicaragua's population lives in the capital, Managua. Nearby Granada, one of the first European cities in mainland Americas, boasts colonial architecture while the city of León is known for its university.


Note: During my trips to Nicaragua, Dr. Edgard Narváez and Dr. Zaira Pineda were kind enough to show me some of the sites of this country which I am sharing with these photos.

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