Some describe Nicaragua's Corn Islands as being among the last undiscovered jewels of the Caribbean. They are located on the Miskito Coast, practically a world away from the rest of the country, cut off by its largely uninhabited central jungle region.
In centuries past, the Corn Islands were popular with buccaneers, who used them as a base for raiding Caribbean shipping. Today, the pair of Caribbean islands continues to make slow progress in their attempt at tourism.
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