By Erica Rounsefell
Nicaragua is the biggest kingdom in significant the US, yet travelers are just now commencing to notice it. accordingly, the ample shores are uncrowded and the rainforests are jam-packed with natural world together with seven hundred species of birds, white confronted capuchin monkeys, spider monkeys, and howler monkeys. important the United States s greatest lake, Lago de Nicaragua, is the following and Granada, the oldest Spanish urban within the continental Americas, with the earliest colonial structures. Bordered via the Pacific Ocean at the west and the Caribbean Sea at the east. The Pacific Lowlands quarter, which include the towns of Managua, Granada, and San Juan del Sur, is the most-visited region of the rustic.
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Mail generally arrives overseas within a few weeks. For packages, a parcel service, such as DSL, is a significantly more reliable, if more expensive, option. Letters cost about 60¢ to the US and 70¢ to Europe. The mail system is fairly reliable and most items make it to North America within a week, slightly more to Europe. Letters often have more luck arriving than postcards, the latter of which may be too tempting as home décor for a small-town postal worker. Packages are more likely to reach their destination through a service like DHL, which charges significantly more.
At a minimum, bring sturdy shoes, mosquito repellent designed for camping (weaker versions don’t seem to faze the perpetually hungry Nicaraguan mosquitoes), sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30, a day pack (like a small backpack), a money belt, a compact umbrella or rain gear, a clothesline, a rubber sink stopper, and a basic first aid kit. Dental floss and deodorant can be found in major towns only. Baby wipes and a small bottle of waterless antibacterial hand gel (sold at pharmacies throughout the US and Canada) can be indispensable for keeping hands clean.
Most areas of Nicaragua are ste amy ye arMany basic items are sold in shops like this one on Little Corn Island. round, so light, breathable clothing that can be layered is a good choice. Evenings can be cool, especially at higher elevations, so bring a sweater. 36 n Food & Drink when packing. Many towns in Nicaragua have unpaved or cobblestone roads, so you may want to consider bringing a backpack instead of a suitcase. Eagle Creek, North Face, Columbia, Victorinox, Samsonite, and High Sierra make quality backpacks designed for travel, some of them with wheels.