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Corn Islands in Nicaragua

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Caribbean: The Corn Islands in Nicaragua

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Strange thing for Nicaragua, was in Central America where Spanish is spoken, the official name of the two islands is in English: Big Corn Island and Little Corn Island. It ‘a reminder of the time, between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the two islands were part of the British protectorate of the Mosquito Coast, the coast of mosquitoes. Many mosquitoes and many pirates, who came here to hide.

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Tourism here has developed mainly thanks to fans of diving, happy to swim in the crystal clear waters of the coral reef that surrounds the islands, particularly rich in fish. Among the marine inhabitants of these seas, manta rays, hammerhead sharks, nurse sharks and turtles.Read More »Caribbean: The Corn Islands in Nicaragua