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I'm originally from Colombia and from Nicaragua's Caribbean coast. I'm happy to share local expertise and insight into all the diverse Nicaraguan cultures, unknown destinations and fun things to do.

  • Hometown

    Bluefields, RAAS, Nicaragua

  • Location now

    Managua, Nicaragua

  • Work published


    I also published Conflagración Caribe a collection of poems in Spanish and Kriol English.

  • Travel philosophy

    Get to know the people and learn from what you experience.

  • Craziest place

    Bilwi, RAAN, Nicaragua; the local shops hang panties in the front as an attraction.

  • Advice

    Don' t get into trouble.

  • Dream destination


  • Traveled before

    All of the US's East coast and part of the South, Colombia, all around Central America and many indigenous communities in Nicaragua.

  • Going next

    Brittany, France.

Alvaro Vergara's Guide Book Entries


  • The Vigoron

    Sep 23, 2008 - Nicaragua

    Vigorón could be described as the fast food of colonial Nicaraguas. Over the years, this quick dish meat and vegetables, ......

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  • Fussion Chill-Out Bar Concert & Gallery

    Sep 23, 2008 - Managua, Nicaragua

    Very few bars can boast that their drink servers are also Nica art-world royalty. Fussion Chill-Out Bar Concert & Gallery ......

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  • El Caramanchel

    Sep 23, 2008 - Managua, Nicaragua

    El Caramanchel is Nicaraguan for a shack, but this bar has adopted the word with a sly wink. The location, ......

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  • Caribbean Coast Dance

    Sep 23, 2008 - Bluefields, Nicaragua

    Nicaraguans are a people of dance. The Pacific Coast is salsa territory; in the center of the country and to ......

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  • San Cristobal Volcano

    Sep 23, 2008 - Chinandega, Nicaragua

    The San Cristobal Volcano Adventure tour takes you up 1,783 meters (5,850 feet) back along a trail in a Nicaraguan ......

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