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Bluefields is a city in Atlantico Sur.
Bluefields is the capital of the Southern Autonomous Region on the Atlantic coast of Nicaragua. The people have a combined heritage of being escaped/freed slaves, part of indigenous groups, descendants of Spanish settlers, and/or mix of any of these groups. This creates a very diverse and vibrant community. The language most spoken is a Creole of English. Most people speak Spanish as a 2nd or 3rd language after Creole and/or an indigenous language. All in all there are 6 different ethnicities that can be found through our the region;Black/Creole, Mestizo, Miskito, Rama, Suma, Garifuna.
Domestic flights arrive from Managua. The flight is about $80 each way.
10 cordobas (about $.50) per person anywhere you go. However coming from the airport with a lot of luggage they will charge you a 20 cordobas.
Learn to speak "miskito". Learn how to eat turtle. Learn to walk slow and smile.
when traveling at night always take a taxi, especially around "Four Brothers".