Ocotal, Nicaragua

Ocotal is a city in northwestern Nicaragua. It covers 85 sq km (32.9 sq mi) and has a population of 32,000 people (2011 estimate). The city is the provincial capital of Nueva Segovia Department. More on Ocotal The city of Ocotal is a regional center for light industries and crafts. It is also within a […]

Gamboa, Panama

Gamboa is one of the Canal Zone towns in Panama. Named after a tree of the quince family, Gamboa serves as a bedroom community for workers of the Panama Canal. The town is on a sharp bend of the Chagres River, where it empties into Lake Gatun. The lake connects to the Panama Canal at […]

Dangriga, Belize

World / Belize Guide to Dangriga Hotels More on Dangriga Visiting Dangriga Places of Interest in Dangriga Cockscomb Basin Wildlife SanctuaryA protected nature site with waterfall and hiking trail. Mayflower Archaeological ReserveSite of a number of pre-Columbian ruins. There are also a couple of waterfalls in the area.

Juigalpa, Nicaragua

Juigalpa is the provincial capital of Chontales Department in central Nicaragua. The city covers 1,037 sq km (400.4 sq mi) and has a population of 71,000 (2011 estimate). It is located in a valley in the Amerrisque Mountains, about 117 m (383 ft) above sea level. More on Juigalpa Juigalpa dates back to 1659 when […]

Esteli, Nicaragua

Esteli’ is a city in western-central Nicaragua. It covers 795.7 sq km (307.2 sq mi) and has a population of 119,000 people (2011 estimate). Esteli’ is the third biggest city in Nicaragua. Located 844 m above sea level, it enjoys a pleasant climate. More on Esteli’ Esteli’ is today a center for tobacco growing for […]