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Nicaragua, Adventure, Beach, Culture, Mountains, Relaxation, April, December, February, January, March, May, November, October, Central America

Isla Ometepe – Nicaragua’s mysterious volcanic island

Isla Ometepe is a truly unique place. As for so many, the island was without a doubt one of our highlights. The world's largest freshwater lake is surrounded by the pristine waters of Central America's largest lake, Lago Nicaragua. Formed by two volcanos Conception and Maderas, the island took the shape of an infinity symbol. The once native Nahual people called the island "two hills" (Ome = two, tepe = hills). Isla Ometepe's mystical charm and breathtaking rugged landscape have intrigued been intriguing mankind ever since. As you approach the island with its twin-coned silhouette dramatically rising into the horizon the boat ride itself brings the promise of a magical experience.

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Isla Ometepe: horse in Lago Nicaragua
Morocco, City, Culture, Relaxation, April, March, May, November, October, September, Africa

Marrakesh – the dream of 1001 nights

Marrakesh mesmerized me from the second we left the cab. Surrounded by "guides" eager to lead us to our Riad. Never would we have found our Riad ourselves, even though the taxi left us only about 300 m from the entrance. The unimposing door was hiding the beautifully decorated and colorful Riad. We were confronted with the incredible detail of Moroccan style. We stood there with our mouths open. Deeply impressed and taken aback by so many impressions, so much beauty.

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El Salvador, Culture, Mountains, Relaxation, April, August, December, February, July, June, March, May, November, October, September, Central America

Ruta de Las Flores – picturesque trip through colorful villages

El Salvador's Ruta de las Flores is a real gem. The 40 km winding road is seamed by the picturesque villages with excellent food markets. Outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty of things to do from discovering coffee plantations to volcano hikes and swims under stunning waterfalls.

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El Salvador, Nicaragua, Adventure, Culture, Relaxation, April, August, December, February, January, July, June, March, May, November, October, September, Central America

Copan – a pleasant if not surprising stop in Honduras

We traveled to Central America a couple of times and had the chance to see several Maya sites along the way. Each impressive in its own way. Contrary to other Maya ruins across Central America. You'll often have Copan to yourself. The mysterious archaeological site boasts remarkable hieroglyphics and sculptures. On top of that, the town of Copan itself is drop-dead charming.

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