NICARAGUA

Granada – “The Grand Sultan”

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You’d never know that during its illustrious history the city of Granada has been set alight on several occasions. William Walker, the American filibuster, who was routed from the city in 1856, was one of many to toss a match over his shoulder on his way out. Walker left a sign in the square reading, “Granada was here”. Well, thankfully it still is – and there were plenty of others who have tried to destroy it. Before Walker it was the British and French privateers who had a go. In 1664 Henry Morgan came this way. Continue reading “NICARAGUA”