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We get a glimpse of some of the active volcanoes in Nicaragua Entertainment as we arrive We leave the sleepy little town of Corinto A herd of cattle crosses the highway in front of our bus We stop at the Museo Enrique B Mantica D Government map of Nicaragua circa 1836 The director of the museum welcomes us Pottery Gargoyle face on a stone for grinding corn Metate grinding stonres Female figurine Gold frog Necklace Jade knife Obsidian arrow heads Jade figure Another gold figurine Animalistic figure This one is holding its head Carved stones Axes Mouth wide open Looks like a pig calling someone Colorful Pottery from various periods in time Our bus drive has lots of flags We arrive in Chinandega Cathedral-Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Basilica Catedral de la Assuncion from 1747 Estatua Maximo Jerez fountain We enter the Basilica A chapel Tomb of the Divine Leper Tomb of Ruben Dario the famous Latin poet Our Lady of Guadalupe Ornate gold altar Masonic symbol at the center of the cross Figure of Jesus after the crucifixion Bells of the Basilica Pete climbed to the top of the Basilica One view of Leon Domes on top of the Basilica Another view of Leon The cloister of the church More of the roof of the Basilica A poster for volcano boarding Can you spot the McDonald's on this street Side street in Leon Traffic jam Iglesia La Recoleccion For the special person in my life (for Valentine's Day) An open air building materials store Bicycle powered cart Lots of pedicabs We are back in Corinto where are ship is docked A Corinto meat market Pedicab We are on our way again We pass a tugboat