Swimming through Nicaragua’s Somoto Canyon

The day after I visited Alberto Gutierrez’s eccentric mountainside artwork, I awoke early to set out on my next adventure: visiting the Somoto Canyon in Northern Nicaragua. The Somoto Canyon is a natural formation outside of Somoto, Nicaragua that has only recently become a tourism destination. The canyon consists of a single river running between beautiful, soaring cliffs. The river is deep and runs at … Continue reading Swimming through Nicaragua’s Somoto Canyon

Waterfalls, Canyons, and Castles in Rio Dulce, Guatemala

The town of Rio Dulce, Guatemala, is often only a transit stop for backpackers traveling up the Rio Dulce River to the port town of Livingston. I had a few days to kill in the area, though, and was thrilled to find that the town has a handful of attractions that are well worth the stop. The Hot Spring Waterfall Yeah, you read that right: … Continue reading Waterfalls, Canyons, and Castles in Rio Dulce, Guatemala