Travel Blogs from Ometepe, 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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... were very happy with the result. When the volcano erupted, it threw huge rocks out of its core and these landed in Lago de Nicaragua a few kilometres away. They now make up Las Isletas, a group of 350ish little islands on the lake. Next day we went to ...

A deer entered the bar..........., Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

A deer entered the bar...........

A travel blog entry by aborder

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... when it was cut off, some sharks got stuck and now the only fresh water sharks in the whole world are found in Nicaragua. I didn't see any sharks but the evening brought a still calm lake and some wonderful picture opportunities. Similar to Isle de Sol ...

Figure-8 Island, Isla Ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

Figure-8 Island

A travel blog entry by andrewandjacque

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... and head to Isla Ometepe. Isla Ometepe is an island formed by 2 conjoined volcanoes (hence the figure eight shape) in Lago de Nicaragua (also known as Cocibolca). The lake is really really big, and despite what you would guess from looking on a map, it ...

Pipe Bombs, Bull Sharks and Nicatamales, Ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

Pipe Bombs, Bull Sharks and Nicatamales

A travel blog entry by dospollos

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... craft town of Masaya. After Tasha recovered from a bout of Gallo Pinto poisoning we eventually moved on to Isla de Ometepe in Lago Nicaragua. This was definately our favourite place in Nicaragua. The lake is the largest in Central America, and home to ...

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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... , 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 here sooner or ...

Missing tourists., Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

Missing tourists.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Isla de Ometepe is a picture perfect volcanic island in Lake Nicaragua, formed by the now extinct Volcán Maderas (1394 meters) and the dormant Volcán Concepción (1610 meters). Carmen had to leave for the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica while Steve and ...

Isla de Ometepe, Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

Isla de Ometepe

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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... not admitting to not knowing where something is and just guessing! Next it was a chicken bus to Rivas to get the ferry to Isla Ometepe. Chicken buses vary from quite good fun to a bit intimidating, Managua was the latter. As always when you get to the ...

Feather of Divine Timing, Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

Feather of Divine Timing

A travel blog entry by beardandblonde

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... ? Amazing fruit. It's only taken eight months to get here, let's see what all the fuss is about Paris. Isla de Ometepe, an Island on Lake Nicaragua formed by a couple of volcanoes, one active and the other dead. Staying at 'Finca Zopilote', a 100% self ...

Dave's Sick Again!, Moyagalpa, Isla De Ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

Dave's Sick Again!

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... and filling out the forms (tab system) I ordered some BBQ chicken for lunch and went off for a walk to the lake. Lago de Nicaragua isn't the cleanest water I've ever seen, it's brown, but here in Merida it was far clearer. Clearer than the river I swam ...

Heading for the border..., Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

Heading for the border...

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... selling crap you don't want and other scams, I am going the long way. Currently, I'm on Isla de Ometepe, a large island in the middle of Lake Nicaragua formed by two volcanoes, one still active. From here, I will use a 12 hour overnight ferry to San ...

Isla de Ometepe -  The Limit of Physical Endurance, Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

Isla de Ometepe - The Limit of Physical Endurance

A travel blog entry by andanddan

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From Granada we were delivered to the ferry terminal at San Jorge on Lago de Nicaragua after two reasonably short bus rides via the town of Rivas. As we pulled up to the edge of the lake, we could not help but be struck by what a stunning centrepiece ...

Road Trip From Hell!, Merida, Isla De Ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

Road Trip From Hell!

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... , and a couple of visits to see how Dave was doing I went to bed early. Dave should be discharged tomorrow so we'll be leaving Ometepe on the earliest ferry possible. Not the sort of stay I had in mind for this island and I'd love to go back one day and ...

NICARAGUA, Isla Ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

NICARAGUA

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... from hardly seeing any of them so far on our trip, to being completely surrounded by people from these two nationalities. Nicaragua is home to Central America's largest lake, and inside this great lake are two volcanos that exploded at different times ...

Poisoned, Isla de ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

Poisoned

A travel blog entry by kris

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Isla Ometepe was a disaster for me, I was really looking forward to the 4000 year old rock carvings, the twin volcano climb and remembering since i was a young child wondering 'how big can that lake and island actually be?' On the Friday Getting from Leon ...

Almost Ometepe, Ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

Almost Ometepe

A travel blog entry by losbrowns

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A nine hour ferry ride later and we arrived in Ometepe. The largest lake island in the world, its noted for the two volcanoes forming the figure-eight formation. Due to cash restrictions we stayed only one night in Altagracia...but we will be ...

Island of Volcano´s, Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

Island of Volcano´s

A travel blog entry by esbjorn

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We arrived at Isla Ometepe, an island in the biggest lake of Central America (Lago Nicaragua) formed by two volcano´s next to each other. The view from the boat as we approached the island was great, tomorrow we ll go and explore ...

Volcano Islands, Altagracia, Isla De Ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcano Islands

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... to stay here for a while to learn some essential Spanish if I returned. We were going to Isla de Ometepe today, a volcanic island in the Lago de Nicaragua, but the question was how and when. We could either leave early on a bus to Rivas and catch one ...

Nicaragua: Sept. 24-27

Nicaragua: Sept. 24-27 "Taxi drivers gone wild"

A travel blog entry by missouri

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... /25: Make it across the border without much trouble at all and after a few "chicken buses" and a ferry, we are in Isla Ometepe. The island is in the middle of the lake and is home to two volcanoes, Concepcion and Maderas. We chose to explore ...

Lago de Nicaragua, Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

Lago de Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by panf007

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... dirty. Today we took the ferry from Grenada to Isla de Ometepe, the beautiful double volcanic island in the middle of Lago de Nicaragua. This was a twice-a-week ferry that crossed the lake so it was packed to the limit. We arrived late at the terminal ...

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 ...

climbing the Maderas volcano, Maderas volcano- Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

climbing the Maderas volcano

A travel blog entry by hilde

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... Nu nog een uur rijden terug naar ons hotel El Castillo in Altagracia. english Despite being the smaller volcano on the island of Ometepe the Maderas still is a huge volcano, almost 1,400 meters high. The Maderas volcano is dormant and has an altitude of ...

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 ...

Survival of the fittest, Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

Survival of the fittest

A travel blog entry by diandkevworld

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From Granada it was another hot and sticky chicken bus (this time with live chickens on board) to San Jorge to catch the Ferry over to Isla de Ompetepe, the Island of the two volcanos. We made the ferry in the nick of time and spent an hour holding on ...

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 ...

Ometepe, Ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe

A travel blog entry by dstears

Ometepe ...

Perfectamente!, Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

Perfectamente!

A travel blog entry by namaste32

... . (All the legs of our trip were about $1.) Ometepe is an island formed by two giant and beautiful volcanoes rising out of Lake Nicaragua (the 10th largest body of fresh water in the world.) The whole island has a population of about 35,000 people and is ...

Isla de Ometepe, Ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

Isla de Ometepe

A travel blog entry by incrediblelife

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The funniest cycle ride home...., Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

The funniest cycle ride home....

A travel blog entry by nickiandal

... the view of the volcanoes... and we finally arrived. Isla de Ometepe is formed by two volcanoes in the middle of lago de nicaragua, and they are pretty spectacular. We were bombarded by taxi drivers pretending not to be taxi drivers, to give us a lift to ...

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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