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North America is an amazing continent to visit. It has a total of 23 countries with a total population of 739 million. The most spoken languages in North America are English, Spanish and French.

Travel articles about North & Central America

Momotombo Volcano and Lake Managua – Nicaragua

Momotombo – Nicaragua On the shores of Lake Managua, Momotombo volcano is one of the most important national symbols of Nicaragua. This is due to its beautiful symmetrical shape, whether you admire it from afar or close. “A stunning cone-shaped volcano formed by overflown magma near the town of Puerto Momotombo on the shores of Lake Managua.” This conical stratovolcano is built up by many layers of hardened lava. The 1610 eruption forced the inhabitants of León to run away and relocate 48 km / 30 mi west, leaving their city behind. Today the ruins of León Viejo (Old León) are adjacent to the small town…

Pirate’s Bay in Charlotteville – Trinidad and Tobago

Pirate’s Bay Pirate’s Bay is a beautiful hidden spot located near Charlotteville on the north-eastern part of Tobago Island. Getting to the beach itself is not very easy, as you need to walk for a while. Down the stairs with a lot more than 100 steps you finally get to the incredible beach. The easy way to get there is by asking a fisherman in Man of War Bay to take you by boat. “The crystal clear water with several sailboats moored is of a unique beauty and a fantastic snorkeling site. The sunset came to flood the bay with an unbelievably dazzling light.” The history…

Central America Backpackers Hotels

Budget and Backpackers Hotels in Central America with step-by-step practical information, photos, prices and contact. Cheap hostels and nice hotels I stayed in Central America. This is the list of places I stayed during my trip to Central America – from Mexico to Panama. I always got budget options, with the only exceptions of Panama City, Portobelo and San José. My favorites – TOP 5 Accommodation in Central America: Magnolia Inn in Panama City, Panama Hotel San Antonio in San Pedro la Laguna, Guatemala Hotel Tropical in El Castillo, Nicaragua Casa Congo Lodging in Portobelo, Panama Hospedaje La Libertad in Granada, Nicaragua Geographic order of these…

Driving in Cuba – Two Week Road Trip – All you need to know

After having stayed more than a week in Havana with my friends, I decided to jump off the capital and begin to seriously explore the island. Since public transportation to smaller villages in Cuba is a bit unreliable, the best way to know the country, without a doubt, is to have your own wheels. This way you can travel freely and go wherever and whenever you want. After an intense hour in Havana searching for the best car rental prices, I found out that all companies have the same prices as they were all state owned. At the time I traveled in Cuba, there were no…

Photos of Charming Old Cuba

Cuba is a fascinating country with a cheerful and interesting culture. A trip to Cuba will be engraved in your memory forever. Cuba is an easy country to travel, people are friendly and you can safely move around everywhere all by yourself. I had the opportunity to travel around the island for a month and explore a bit of all its more touristic places as well as its secret spots. Basically I drove around the island on a rent-a-car, visiting Cuba best destinations including the most remote beaches and villages. I advise everyone to visit Cuba, and experience an unique travel destination. It seems, due to…

Best Travel Experiences

Throughout the World, there are many wonderful places to travel to. Yet, some unique experiences remain secrets, only a few people having the chance to become involved with them. On this page, I will describe some of the best travel experiences I’ve had, examples that can easily provide inspiration and motivation for your future travels. Please note: I’ve been traveling since 1999. So, some of the older photographs on this page are taken with more standard equipment and are of lesser quality than more recent images. Happy travels! Berber Triple Marriage in Sahara Desert I had the opportunity of being invited to an authentic Amazigh (Berber)…

Inspiring Places to Visit in North America – Travel Guide

North and Central America Travel Guide “An extraordinary continent to visit, North America has a total of 23 countries and a population of 739 million. The most prevalent languages in North America are English, Spanish and French. “ My Top North America Trinidad colorful city, Cuba Chichicastenango market, Guatemala Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza, Mexico Utila charming island, Honduras Suchitoto colonial town, El Salvador New York City, USA Pirates Bay, Trinidad & Tobago Bocas Town, Panama El Castillo, Nicaragua Tikal National Park, Guatemala Maya Site of Copan, Honduras Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site, El Salvador San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala Caye Caulker limestone coral island, Belize Mayan…

Meaning of the Flags of the Americas

The flags represent the national identity of each country. Each color has a meaning in the history of nations. American flags vary on color and meaning. On this page, I list all flags of North America, Central America, South America and their colors. Flags of the Americas Flag of Antigua and Barbuda 5 colors: red, black, blue, white, yellow. Meaning of the flag of Antigua and Barbuda: Black represents African ancestry and the soil; blue symbolizes hope; red stands for the strength of the people and the blood of slave forefathers; yellow, blue and white stand for tourist attractions sun, sea, and sand. The 7 point…

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HI! I'm João Leitão. Traveling independently since 1999, I explored more than 130 countries and territories in Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Europe, North & South America and Oceania. Welcome to my adventure travel blog, where I gathered useful information and inspiring narratives to motivate you to travel more. Follow on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest e YouTube.

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