Descripción o resumen: Since its creation in 1973, the award-winning Moon Handbooks series has become a top choice among travelers who want a completely unique experience, a new perspective — and a few new stories to tell. Want to know about your destination's history, culture, and social issues? Looking for the lowdown on recreational opportunities, dining and accommodations options, and the most interesting regional sights and entertainment? No problem. Big or small, mainstream or obscure, every worthwhile detail is included in these books. Moon Handbooks: Nicaragua features an insider's perspective of the natural beauty and compelling history, including the impact of the Civil War and Hurricane Mitch. It provides cutting edge information on the rapidly expanding new economy and tourist industry and highlights the country's vast system of national parks, reserves, and refuges. In addition to color photos, illustrations and maps, this comprehensive guide shares advice on how to understand and interact with the Nicaraguan people.