Monday, June 15, 2009

Volcanoes

Nicaragua is intriguing and beautiful, in case you didn’t get that yet.

There are two volcanoes near Granada (where we are living) that are pretty accessible and Matt and I took advantage of staying near volcanoes to go to the top of them.

Volcan Masaya is active:


Volcan Mombacho is inactive, and is therefore home to many varieties of wildlife. Can you see the sleeping frog under the leaf?
Frog eggs that will soon fall into the water as tadpoles:
A sleeping salamander:The crater:

These next pictures are especially for Cyndi Gonzales. Volcan Mombacho is known for its wild orchids:



This is the littlest orchid there is:

1 comment:

  1. i love the orchids. thank you for the fantastic pics.

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