Travel Blogs from Ometepe Island, Nicaragua

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Rainy season is go, go, GO, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Rainy season is go, go, GO

A travel blog entry by hanscottclaire

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... route, zipping from one retreat to another just for a different view of the lake and the two volcanoes that make up the island. You should check out Ometepe on google earth, or at least an atlas, if you can. Its crazy. Its made up of two volcanoes that ...

Back north again, first stop Nica..., Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Back north again, first stop Nica...

A travel blog entry by jotraveller

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... I visit the waterfall, climb the volcano (Concepcion that is), kayak to Monkey island, cycle around the half island, visit the local school... Nicaragua really became a little bit my favorite destination during my travel and I really plan to come back ...

Eine Insel mit zwei Bergen, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Eine Insel mit zwei Bergen

A travel blog entry by janinger

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Nichts anderes ist die Insel Ometepe. Eine Insel, bestehend aus zwei großen Vulkanen, die 1400 m und 1600 m in die Höhe ragen. Nachdem wir mit der Fähre übergesetzt hatten ging es in einem Chickenbus weiter zum Strand Santa Domingo. Dieser Bus machte ...

The two volcanoes island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

The two volcanoes island

A travel blog entry by annarapp

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We stayed at a beautiful place in the middle of nature, in a little hut with outdoor bathroom (not to recommend for people who are scared of insects, spiders, frogs etc.) they cooked some nice dinner for everone and the stars at night were as bright as I ...

victoria, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

victoria

A travel blog entry by hannahgregory

today i rode a dirt bike around the volcanoes of ometepe. It was beautiful, just like the rest of nicaragua. el salvador was cute and friendly honduras was an exciting little cowboy town. well someones waiting for me, so i probably should have a picked ...

Ometepe - day six, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe - day six

A travel blog entry by andykat31

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... this fabulous off the grid lodge. I think that Taya may have seen one of her most memorable sunsets tonight looking out over Lake Nicaragua and the volcano. The stars will put on a beautiful show for us tonight. I hope that she sees her first shooting ...

Volcano-Islands on windy lake, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcano-Islands on windy lake

A travel blog entry by dirkmarta

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Gilligan's Island... Nica style!, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Gilligan's Island... Nica style!

A travel blog entry by jessandmalin

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... only had a short ride from the border to the little port town of San Jorge where we were catching the ferry to Ometepe in the middle of Lake Nicaragua (just like the old man from Niely suggested!) The ferry was tiny, but fast, so we were on the island in ...

Charco Verde Reserve at Isla de Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Charco Verde Reserve at Isla de Ometepe

A travel blog entry by pavel.jares

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Brzo rano jsem vyrazil na pohadkovy ostrov Ometepe, na nemz se nachazeji dva krasne vulkany obklopene destnymi pralesy. Na ostrov jezdi dva typy lodi, pricemz ty mensi rybarske barky dokazou cloveka poradnbe rozhoupat. ;) Na ostrove jsem se sel podivat do ...

Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe

A travel blog entry by punkinhed7

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... bus station in San Jose, and after talking to them for a while at the Nicaraguan border, found out that they, too, were headed to Ometepe. When we got off the boat we hurried onto the last bus bound for Balgue (really not so close to la paloma), but i ...

Ometepe Nicaragua, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by rlphillips

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Hi All, After a long day travelling from San Jose we arrived on the island of Ometepe. This is and island in the middle of Lake Nicaragua, comprises of two volcano peaks that are so close they join together to form the island. One peak "Concepcion" ...

Nicaragua, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by kim_puravida

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... . You're the Juan that a want... etc etc. Good times finished with a bonfire on the beach.  Like Lonely Planet states, Ometepe Island is the "dramatic contender for the 8th wonder of the world." The views in and around the lake of Nicaragua, and the ...

Isla de Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Isla de Ometepe

A travel blog entry by wanderer_travel

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Heading out from Granada I made my way to the isla de Ometepe. Situated in Lago de Nicaragua(central Americas largest lake), Ometepe is a set of two volcanic islands that look like something out of a movie. While there I met a Belgian by the name of ...

Isla de Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Isla de Ometepe

A travel blog entry by paulhand33

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From Granada take the ferry across the vast lake of Nicaragua to Ometepe, a Lord-of-the-rings-esque island formed by two dramatic volcanoes. The island is quite a sleepy place, with everything pretty much shutting down by nightfall, but this is more than ...

Vulkanbestigning, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Vulkanbestigning

A travel blog entry by jakobahman

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Jag och Schweizaren Mario, som jag reser med för tillfället, hade en idé om att vi skulle campa med våra nyinköpta begagnade tält på en av de två vulkanerna som finns här på ön. Sagt och gjort så hörde vi oss för och fick en lokal guide att ...

Isle de Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Isle de Ometepe

A travel blog entry by mattock

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After two citys I head for a massive stunning lake with two live volcanoes each side for relaxing. I think the whole population of the island is only 2000, I head for a less touristy spot of Merida. It was amazing, the lake a few feet away with a peir and ...

Volcanic Islands - A whole different world, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcanic Islands - A whole different world

A travel blog entry by rb-travelblog

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Ometepe Island is formed by 2 Volcanoes (Conception and Maderas) that rise from Lake Nicaragua.  Conception is Active and considered one of the most perfectly formed volcanoes in Central America (1610m).  The most recent eruption was in 2010. ...

Twin volcano-oed slothness, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Twin volcano-oed slothness

A travel blog entry by lisaviro1981

Approaching Ometepe on the ferry from San Jorge, I almost felt like an interepid 19th century explorer person. Apart from the dozens of dreadlocked guitar playing tourists on the boat too that is, but the island is so hippified and laid back that it's ...

double volcanos, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

double volcanos

A travel blog entry by riege

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Apparently, there are fresh water sharks around the waters of Ometepe Island. But I didn't get to see any. Wrong, I just read on Wikipedia, what would I do without that great place of wisdom that the sharks are not fresh water ones but ocean ...

Day Seven - Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Day Seven - Ometepe

A travel blog entry by andykat31

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... the dry season. They hope to teach the locals the same so that their dirty water does not just run down the sides of the island and into the lake, polluting everything along the way. A lot of our tour was through the farm. It is mostly fruit trees... ...

Vacaciones - Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Vacaciones - Ometepe

A travel blog entry by loganandkatie

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... on! Logan and I, while waiting for my cards to get here, decided to take a week long vacation to see Ometepe and Granada, two places in Nicaragua we had been interested in seeing before heading out of the country.  I'm going to break this up into ...

Ometepe Island Volcano, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe Island Volcano

A travel blog entry by salsita

... I would have happily watched them all day but a little boy on horse back came and herded them up and sent them up the hill. Ometepe is still ver un spoilt and rustic, it has a sence of mystery about it with the feeling of total isolation from the real ...

Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe

A travel blog entry by willsez

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Story to come -  but the highlight was the amazing ...

Volcano hiking and exploring, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcano hiking and exploring

A travel blog entry by guitar1515

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Volcanic Monkey Island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcanic Monkey Island

A travel blog entry by miller.time

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Ometepe is a serene and tranquil place - an island formed by twin volcano eruptions in the middle of an enormous lake. It's still not an ocean though. Sitting on the lake beach and climbing the volcano (four hours each way) and relaxing in the hammocks ...

Big walk and sandbags., Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Big walk and sandbags.

A travel blog entry by nadiavinny

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Everyone LOVES Ometepe Island. It has a relaxed vibe, lovely beaches and normally fills up a week of peoples Nicaragua experience. This one can´t fail to increase our enjoyment of this country. Can it! Unfortunately for us and maybe Nicaragua, in ...

Ometepe and bedbugs, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe and bedbugs

A travel blog entry by mschwartz

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... and exploring until tomorrow and just enjoy another tropical storm and the view from our room to Lago de Nicaragua. On Saturday we toured the island a bit and decided to stay in Moyogalpa at the American Hotel, across the island from Playa Santo ...

Ometepe Island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe Island

A travel blog entry by beneches

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... struggle to get up at 8am the next morning to leave for Ometepe. I wasn't planning on going down to Ometepe, which is an island in the Lake Nicaragua with two volcanoes, but it seemed pretty cool. Plus quite a few other travelling folk had mentioned it so ...

Welcome To The Jungle, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Welcome To The Jungle

A travel blog entry by dave-baker

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A nice crossing from the mainland to the island of Ometepe today aboard what they call a chicken boat, like the bus, quite ropey.  I took one of my knockout sea sickness pills but the crossing was fine and the only thing that happened was that I kept ...

Ometepe: volcanic island paradise, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe: volcanic island paradise

A travel blog entry by ristohannah

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... metre high (active) Concepcion and 1394 metre high (dormant) Maderas. The two volcanoes rise out of lake Nicaragua, forming a 276km2 egg-timer shaped island - the biggest volcanic island inside a fresh water lake in the world. We took an hour-long ferry ...

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