Laguna de Apoyo

View of Mombacho Volcano from Laguna de Apoyo

She has fallen asleep in the hammock by Laguna de Apoyo, her book resting open on her chest. A soft breeze coming off the turquoise water ruffles her hair while howler monkeys chatter in the overhead. She meant to stay…

Lake Nicaragua

Concepcion Volcano in Ometepe Island at  Lake Nicaragua

Lake Nicaragua, the largest lake in Central America, is so large that it has many sea or ocean characteristics. Lago Cocibolca, the native name for the freshwater lake that means “sweet sea,” boasts large waves, heavy storms that cause navigation…