Isla de Ometepe
Cradle of the Revolution remembers its past
“The guys were lying down behind the barricades and a woman started shouting at us,” says Francisco Roiz. “She was cursing us and asking us if we were waiting for everyone to be killed."
Every paradise has its serpent
The glory of Lake Nicaragua reveals itself on an early morning boat ride.
A willingness to be photographed shows happiness
The majority of my travels are in developing countries where I photograph conflicts and the consequences of war, such as refugees. Often, people do not want to be photographed and, in some cases, are even aggressive. But not in Nicaragua.
Nicaragua's defiantly authentic folklore capital
The sprawling town of Masaya, Nicaragua’s third most populous city, celebrates an annual festival in honor of its patron saint, San Jerónimo.
Roots deep into the pre-Hispanic past
Hello Nicaragua, isolated for decades after its Revolution of the 1970s but now firmly open for business as visitors experience its lakes, volcanoes, colonial cities and legendary surfing. The country's recent history has left a colorful legacy in street murals and current politics but the roots of its rich culture go even deeper into the pre-Hispanic past.