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Nicaraguan in Masatepe

Mondongo Veracruz

Masatepe is perhaps best known for delicious, steaming bowls of mondongo (tripe soup marinated with bitter oranges and fresh herbs, then simmered with garden vegetables for hours). This is one of the best places in …
Arts & Crafts in Masatepe

Mercado de Artesanía

While Masatepe's famous furniture market features beautiful hardwood and rattan furniture items that probably won't make it home in your backpack, the town's hallmark cane-woven rocking chairs can be disassembled an…
Cultural in Masatepe

Domingo de Trinidad

Forty days after Semana Santa, this is the biggest hipica (horse parade) in Nicaragua; festivities honour El Cristo Negro de La Santísima Trinidad and peak on May 23 but keep going for another month.