Month: August 2016

Peeping into a volcano: Nicaragua

Even if you were to throw a dart into the world map to choose your next destination, it’s unlikely to hit Nicaragua. It’s a long story on why or how I ended up in Nicaragua as are so many of my stories. But hopefully, as you are through reading this, Nicaragua will be on your radar of travel destinations- and ASAP. Because here I encountered (purely by accident and immense luck), one of the most accessible active volcanoes from close quarters where you can not only see but hear the angry volcanic waves thrashing against the crater. (more…)