Travel Blogs from Moyogalpa, Nicaragua

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The Concepcion Volcano of Ometepe, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

The Concepcion Volcano of Ometepe

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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... an early afternoon chicken bus South to Rivas, from here we caught a boat to Ometepe Island and stayed in the main village of Moyogalpa. The journey again was an eventful one and transport at home will never be the same and will surely be so boring! For ...

A Monkey Tree, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

A Monkey Tree

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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Wednesday After leaving Granada, John and I made our way to Ometepe Island -- a very large island in the middle of Lake Nicaragua, formed by two volcanos.  After settling into our hotel in one of the smaller towns on the island, John and I went for a ...

Ometepe: Isla de dos Volcans, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe: Isla de dos Volcans

A travel blog entry by truetravelerare

... in Iran. I wonder what kind of coverage it is getting in the States?   Ç Now that swine flu has spread to Nicaragua, with cases among university students in Managua, the hype has spread, too. On the ferry, someone handed me a "mask" composed of ...

Volcan La Concepcion., Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcan La Concepcion.

A travel blog entry by astralcars

... San Juan del Sur, we took a bus to Rivas, a cab to San Jorge and a ferry to Moyogalp on Isla Ometepe in the Lago de Nicaragua. So far Isla Ometepe has been really neat. We found it much more difficult and expensive to get to the Volcan Madera side then we ...

it's coming together!, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

it's coming together!

A travel blog entry by katywade

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... stone streets, dodging dog fights and horse crap, trying to ignore lewd comments from passing men. This, THIS is the Nicaragua I wanted to see.  Families were sitting outside on their front porches or gathering around the neighborhood tiendas. Coming ...

On the move to Ometepe, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

On the move to Ometepe

A travel blog entry by thomasgillam

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... in it´s crater. We humped our bags topside and enjoyed the ride across this huge lake from the roof of the ship. The Lake Nicaragua, is actually 8,640 KM Square. It is unusually high due to the heavy rainy period recently . (Probably the same system that ...

A lake with two volcanoes, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

A lake with two volcanoes

A travel blog entry by cgavin

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... from these volcanoes created an isthmus between the two volcanoes, forming the island of Ometepe.   The ferry arrived at Moyogalpa early afternoon. With a population of 5000 people, Moyogalpa is the largest town on Isla Ometepe. We checked into ...

Nicaragua Part II, San Marcos, Nicaragua travel blog

Nicaragua Part II

A travel blog entry by wabbey

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... double fish dinner that evening. After 4 fantastic Pacific days it was time to move on, next up: Ometepe Island. Situated on Lake Nicaragua, Ometepe is the world's largest volcanic island inside a freshwater lake. That has got to be, hands down, the most ...

Oh my, Ometepe, Moyogalpa and Altagracia, Nicaragua travel blog

Oh my, Ometepe

A travel blog entry by smyth

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Fed by over 40 rivers and streams, Lago de Nicaragua is the 10th largest fresh water body in the world. 430 islands dot the lake´s surface, notable for everythig from wildlife to pre columbian petroglyphs. It is also home to the bull shark, the only ...

A death defying experience , Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

A death defying experience

A travel blog entry by mardow

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... playing cards, watching the most incredible sunset and fighting off mosquitos. We also ate one of the most delicious meals in Nicaragua, fried chicken with rice and beans and fried cheese, all cooked to perfection and for only 40 cordobas each, a ...

Moving On, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

Moving On

A travel blog entry by margreet98

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... ; Before we took off, I noticed one of the workers cleaning the hull.  Who needs dry dock?   When we arrived in Moyogalpa I had unfortunately put my camera away too soon...as I was standing on the deck, a guy dove off the boat, rope ...

some things are magical, some things are goats, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

some things are magical, some things are goats

A travel blog entry by katywade

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... I had just experienced. I realized later that the word I was using for ‘coller’ refers strictly to dress ties here in Nicaragua. So what I was really saying was that I had ‘just seen a pet baby deer wearing a tie. Whose was it?” ...

Wander around Granada and off to Ometepe Island, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

Wander around Granada and off to Ometepe Island

A travel blog entry by mini_v

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Despite the late night, woke up at 7am grrrr (4hrs of sleep is not good!). Didn't want to wake up Myriam so slipped out and had an early brekkie using the internet at the hotel restaurant. Then a quick walking tour of Granada - the market which was so ...

Doživetje otoka Isla de Ometepe, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

Doživetje otoka Isla de Ometepe

A travel blog entry by demokedes

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... je približno 40 km, cel otok pa je širok približno 70 km. Otok leži na jezeru Lago de Nicaragua. Ceste na otoku so (z izjemo povezave med Moyogalpo in Altagracio) so netlakovane. To ne pomeni, da so makadamske, pač pa veliko ...

Ometepe, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe

A travel blog entry by ctkoeppel

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... of a guide would be ill-advised, we hatch a plan to rent one of those obnoxious dirt bikes we've been seeing all over Nicaragua. If these bikes are good enough to run entire fruit-stand enterprises and haul families of five to and from church-yes, both at ...

Indigenous Life, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

Indigenous Life

A travel blog entry by katie.egeland

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The next day we all separated and Nils, his nephew and I traveled to Ometepe, Nicaragua. It's an island in Nicaragua Lake and consists of 2 huge volcanoes.  It was interesting because Nils’s family lives there and that is where we all ...

Ometepe Island, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe Island

A travel blog entry by vincethepince

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... it with a worm if you didn't know any better. After the hike we drove to a nearby beach on the shore of Lake Nicaragua. There was a hotel restaurant there where we had our lunch. It was included as part of our hike and they brought us two huge ...

A Beautiful Volcano Island, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

A Beautiful Volcano Island

A travel blog entry by our_oyster

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... here but it was apparently closed. They said we could enjoy the beach and trust us the last thing you want to enjoy in Lake Nicaragua is the beach...really gross. On the bright side from the road to the reserve you can get some wicked shots of Volcan ...

Two Fortasec for Breakfast please, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

Two Fortasec for Breakfast please

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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... of Russia in the Eurocup...if Franco was only alive to take credit and make this part of his anti comunist-masonic crusade! Moyogalpa itself is a bit of a dump town. You have to push through all the locals trying to desperately sell you a taxi ride, ...

Nicaragua: Ometepe Island, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

Nicaragua: Ometepe Island

A travel blog entry by daria_juergen

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... historical times. Its crater contains a crater lake. The slopes of Maderas are one of the few places on the Pacific side of Nicaragua where cloud forest grows. The only other place where this is found is at the Mombacho volcano. Cloud forests ...

Hot, humid, but worth the struggle...but one day, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

Hot, humid, but worth the struggle...but one day

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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... hotel (Laguna Verde or something like that) to have a proper coffee. It really is difficult to find strong coffee in Nicaragua even though they are one of the manufacturing countries. The problem is that they export most of it, so they must leave a ...

Boat across the Lake, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

Boat across the Lake

A travel blog entry by samlocke3

... heading to Ometepe Island. This is a large island consisting of 2 volcanoes rising up from the middle of the vast Lake Nicaragua. A pretty unique location and is the largest volcanic island in a freshwater lake in the world. We docked at Moyogalpa and ...

Volcano Conquerors!, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcano Conquerors!

A travel blog entry by samlocke3

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... a little and I cannot describe how amazing it was to just be somewhere flat! We made it to the road and in a bus back to Moyogalpa. We completed the whole ordeal in 6.5 hours. Not bad! Back in town we rushed to our shower before going in search of the ...

Island Bike Ride, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

Island Bike Ride

A travel blog entry by samlocke3

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... the turnings for anywhere. I was pretty set on just getting off a bike and back for a shower anyway. So we returned to Moyogalpa and once again, showered before heading to the Cornerhouse for food. It was too good and still very cheap anyway. We later ...

Volcanic Island, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcanic Island

A travel blog entry by adamz

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... I had I would have had time to make it to Granada to catch the boat. Thankfully still had time (as planned) to get back to Moyogalpa and catch the 5:30 ferry back to the main land where I was planning to spend New years in San Juan. NOTE For those reading ...

Baby Squirrels and Double Volcano Islands, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

Baby Squirrels and Double Volcano Islands

A travel blog entry by kyralove

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We are on a double volcano island inside of a lake inside of Nicaragua. Planet Earth is amazing.  I know volcano islands are not an uncommon phenomenon, but is there any other volcanic islands that occur inside of a body of fresh water?  ...

Ometepe Island, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe Island

A travel blog entry by micheleen

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Zo....even bijpraten. Na de corn islands zijn we in één dag doorgereisd naar Ometepe Island en hebben we ons genesteld in Santa Domingo bij hostel buena vista. Het zag er nog even naar uit dat we het niet gingen redden omdat er geen bus kwam....en het ...

Angry Ants Attacked And Ate Adam And Alister, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

Angry Ants Attacked And Ate Adam And Alister

A travel blog entry by adamyalister

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... a brief stop in Granada for.. basically nothing, except a haircut and a chinese, we carried on south to Isla Ometepe on lake Nicaragua.  This required a short ferry ride over, and as all the locals had taken the nice shaded seats below deck we had to ...

Moyogalpa, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

Moyogalpa

A travel blog entry by greatjoe

Moyogalpa ...

Sunsets from Volcanoes, Moyogalpa, Nicaragua travel blog

Sunsets from Volcanoes

A travel blog entry by jaspergreene

Tuesday, 14 September, Day 231 Grenada, Nicaragua      There was so much to do at Grenada including a crystal clear lake in the creator of a volcano that everyone said I couldn’t leave without seeing. But the people I had met ...

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