On June 30, 1859, The Great Charles Blondin became the first person to cross the Niagara Gorge on a tightrope.…
Last year we mentioned that Nicaragua has loads of volcanoes, but that they weren’t yet in high-resolution. Since then Nicaragua’s most active volcano Masaya, has received fantastic coverage of its multiple nested pit craters Masaya, Santiago, Nindiri and San Pedro…
Tuesday, 20th June 2006
Yes, you heard me right – that’s the world’s largest cotton swab! (Of course, this is actually a member of the South American Cotton Ball Army in disguise). Thanks to me & Kyle French.
Tuesday, 25th April 2006
Ometepe Island in Lake Nicaragua has two volcanoes on it (as if one wasn’t enough). Shown in our thumbnail is the still active ‘ConcepciÃ³n’ (1610 meters), and the other to the south-west is the long dormant ‘Madera’ (1394 meters). The…
Monday, 20th June 2005
Previously on Google Sightseeing