One of the most memorable features of a visit to the lakefront colonial-era city of Granada, Nicaragua, is Las Isletas, the miniature archipelago of 365 tiny islands situated in bordering Lake Nicaragua. 

Net fishing, Las Isletas, Lake Nicaragua. ©Ellen Barone. 


Only minutes away from the city center, a short boat ride transports you into a rich natural landscape eons removed from bustling Granada. 

I captured this photo of a local family out fishing late one afternoon during a stay at Jicaro Island Ecolodge, a tranquil island retreat situated on one of the Isletas.  More Photos


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