Visiting Nicaragua was an experience in contradictions. The people have lived in repression and poverty, but show amazing endurance and character. The land has been worn to the dirt and rock, but has proven to be remarkably fertile when properly tended.

This collection is an attempt to show visually the conflicting sights from my trip. For each picture of beauty I brought back, there is also a similar one that exposes harsh reality. However, it is not always the best looking view that reveals the brighter future.


photos and gallery by 

 Mike McCaffrey
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