Nicaragua 2009


In September 2009, the first student excursion organized by the SalzburgerLab took us to Nicaragua in Central America.

Lake Apoyo

Our primary interest were crater lakes Apoyo (picture) and Xiloa.


Masaya

But there are also other things to see in Nicaragua! Here is, for example, the Masaya crater,...


walking the volcano

...on the 'foothills' of which...


Batman

...are lava tunnels (caves) with bats.


Wilfried Strauch

Dr. Wilfried Strauch explains the geology of Nicaragua.


Bus

Traveling in Nicaragua (1), the bus.


Pick-up

Traveling in Nicaragua (2), a pick-up.


Lake Xiloa

Traveling in Nicaragua (3), walking.


Xiloa

Crater lake Xiloa (and cow)


Apoyo

Preparing for a dive in crater lake Apoyo


Diving the crater

Lake Apoyo, underwater.


Robin and Martin

Robin and Martin



Boatride on Apoyo

A (still) peaceful boat ride with Eric...


Eric

...the half a bee.


Corina and Moritz

Corina and Moritz, underwater.


Walter

Walter


Sympatric speciation

This is sympatric speciation!


Moth

Nightlife at Lake Apoyo


Siesta

...work...


Flor de Cana

...rum (!)...


Siesta

...siesta...


Group

...good bye.