Rancho Esperanza 2009

Clicky Web Analytics Rancho Esperanza is located on Playa Jiquilillo, a pristine beach on the Pacific Ocean at the Northwestern tip of Nicaragua. It is a good base camp for day trips to the Cosiguina Volcano, Estero Padre Ramos, The Fonseca Gulf or just relax in a hammock and stroll down to the beach when your ready. There are also volunteer oportunities available. their phone is 011-505-879-1795

Estero Padre Ramos 2009

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The silence of a Kayak is conducive to seeing the wild life in the Reserve. The Padre Ramos is home to approximately 150 dispersed families who rely on the Estero's resources for their livelihoods. The bird life in the Estero is spectacular. The Estero is home to more than 175 species of birds.There are also other types of flora and fauna, including 4 different species of mangrove, 3 species of sea turtles (Olive Ridley, Hawksbill and Leatherbacks), American Crocodiles, iguanas, conch, clams, and fish galore.


Volcano Cosiguina 2009

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Volcano Cosiguina is at the end of a penninsula facing the Fonseca Gulf. It is
about a three hour climb from Potosi.We left early in the morning just before
sunrise to take advantage of the cool temperatures as we hiked up through the
cow fields and forest to the top of the volcano. 1800 feet below the rim is a
emerald crater lake.

Playa Jiquilillo 2009

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Jiquilillo Beach February 2009

Cliffs and Bird Islands of the Fonseca Gulf 2009

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Cliffs and Bird Islands

This show is about a trip in a small fishing boat up along the Pacific Coast to the Northwestern tip of Nicaragua.

There lies the Cosiguina Volcano on a Penninsula which is 3/4's surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and the Foncesa Gulf. Stunningly beautiful 175 ft tall lava cliffs face the Ocean at the tip and Ocean going bird islands are in the Fonseca Gulf.