For such a Catholic and conservative country, Nicaragua is a fairly tolerant place regarding homosexuality. Gay bars exist not just in the capital, but in some of the regional cities, as well. Nevertheless, this is not San Francisco, and discretion is the name of the game -- gay sex was only decriminalized in 2008, after all. For listings on gay-friendly bars and hotels, go to

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