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A little message from the Brazilian Amazonas

Ooooops! We’ve been pretty slow at updating Earthoria recently, and it’s about time we updated you on our whereabouts. Since the last post from Nicaragua (below), we have hot-footed it through Panama to Columbia, through Venezuela and into Managua, Brazil from where I’m writing this. During our travels we’ve recorded a backlog of audio and […]


Video: Panama Canal joins the Atlantic and the Pacific ocean

The Panama Canal is a 77 km ship canal that joins the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean and a key for international maritime trade. Annual traffic was 14,702 vessels in 2008. One of the largest and most difficult engineering projects ever undertaken, the canal had an enormous impact on shipping between the two oceans, […]


Video: Isla de Ometepe – the fantasy island in Nicaragua

Isla de Ometepe is definitely a good candidate for “eight wonder of the world”. It is an absolutely fantastic island and one of my favourite places in Central and South America. Ometepe is an island formed by two volcanos rising from lake Nicaragua in the Republic of Nicaragua. Its name derives from the Nahuatl words […]


Video: Madera beach surfing paradise in San Juan del Sur

San Juan del Sur is a coastal town on the Pacific Ocean, in south-west Nicaragua. The town is a popular tourist location because of its many nearby and spectacular beaches. San Juan del Sur is also popular among surfers and is a vacation spot for many Nicaraguan families and foreign tourists. It really is a […]


Podcast: Isla de Ometepe & San Juan del Sur

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] [Download MP3 | Add to iTunes | Subscribe to Podcasts] Isla de Ometepe and San Juan del Sur are two of the emerging tourist destinations in Nicaragua. We begin this podcast with sounds from the trip between Granada and Isla de Ometepe by boat, and finish up on […]


San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

San Juan del Sur is Nicaragua’s main beach resort. With a population of about 10,000, it is more reminiscent of a sea-side village than a resort. San Juan is located a few hours from Managua, the capital of Nicaragua, in the South West of the country about an hour or so from the Costa Rican […]


Augusto C. Sandino – a Nicaraguan legend

August C. Sandino (pictured below) is a legend in Nicaragua for standing up to US political and military involvement in Nicaragua, and fighting for the rights and freedom of the poor. Sandino’s guerillas – Sandinistas – fought the US-trained Guardia Nacional led by Anastasio Somoza Garcia (a nasty piece of work). Sandino was brutally murdered […]



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