Breathing in giant clouds of sulfur gas at 4am is not pleasant. Doing so after a brisk hour-long hike up the side of a volcano is even worse, as it’s precisely when your lungs demand clean, fresh, and cool oxygen.
Some of the finest handmade cigars in the world are made in Central America. Many cigar makers fled Cuba during the revolution, and re-started their businesses here. The little town of Esteli Nicaragua is now home to many of them.