Northern Highlands is a region in Nicaragua. If all you remember about Nicaragua is grainy footage from the eighties of mustachioed men with automatic rifles, chances are, those images come from here.
Popular destinations: Jinotega, Matagalpa and Esteli
Estelí is a city in the Northern Highlands of Nicaragua. Estelí has historically been and continues to be a Sandinista stronghold and you can see almost as many murals bearing witness of this as in León.