Travel Blogs from Ometepe Island, Nicaragua

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Climbing Concepcion Volcano at Isla de Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Climbing Concepcion Volcano at Isla de Ometepe

A travel blog entry by pavel.jares

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Dneska jsem si rano privstal a vyrazil na vyslap na vulkan Concepcion, ktery meri 1610 metru. Prvni cast vyslapu prochazi suchym a destnym tropickym pralesem. Mohli jsme tak videt vrestany a pak 'white-face monkeys', coz je druh opice, ktery bohuzel ...

Looking for a Little Bit of Paradise, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Looking for a Little Bit of Paradise

A travel blog entry by marmaladejenn

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On New Year's Day I spent all day trying to get to Ometepe Island, a crazy island formed by two volcanoes that rose out of the waters of the Lago de Nicaragua. The buses and ferries were barely running because of the holiday, but I eventually made it ...

Finca Magdalena, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Finca Magdalena

A travel blog entry by claudiacfavre

... nbsp; Anyway, they came to teach the local kids how to play and actually built three instruments to leave behind on the island.  The instruments have a beautiful sound and the kids were really talented.  They put on a short concert for everyone ...

Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe

A travel blog entry by bron_and_eli

Ometepe ...

Ometepe Island with the fab 5 and the monkeys, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe Island with the fab 5 and the monkeys

A travel blog entry by andersontravel

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... together, most of them are not married. In fact, so far we have not met another married couple! Ometepe Island was a peaceful change from mainland Nicaragua. The place we stayed, Charco Verde, consisted of a restaurant and housing and that´s it! It is ...

Ometepe Island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe Island

A travel blog entry by tphilip75

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... most of us had to stand, a real local experience! We had to wait for an hour for the next ferry across Lake Nicaragua out to Ometepe Island. The journey took about an hour and we could either sit on the top deck or underneath. There wasn't much seating on ...

Cuando los sueños pueden ser las pesadillas, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Cuando los sueños pueden ser las pesadillas

A travel blog entry by vickicooper

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... America.  However, it is not the lake itself that is responsible for drawing in the tourists, but the island set within.  Isla Ometepe consists of two volcanoes which are joined together by old lava flows.  To quote the Lonely Planet: ...

Volcano!, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcano!

A travel blog entry by katbromhall

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... view of the city. From Granada we headed to Ometepe (via another chicken bus and a slightly dodgy ferry!), an island in the middle of Lake Nicaragua, with two volcanoes.  Concepcion, the larger, is active and erupted in March so cannot be climbed at ...

Volcanos, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcanos

A travel blog entry by mikedolan

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... the farm workers and not a guest.  So this altered my plans as I can´t run or hike with out them and so I left the island two days early.  I didn´t get to climb Conception after all. Met some good people and stayed at one of the most beautiful ...

Lake like an Ocean!, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Lake like an Ocean!

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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Isla de Ometepe in Spanish or Ometepe inland in English was formed by twin volcanoes rising out of Lake Nicaragua.  It is Central America’s largest lake with the following statistics: covers 3,329 square miles (8,624 sq km), 110 miles long (177 ...

Ometepe Island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe Island

A travel blog entry by hasson.yossi

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Two volcans which become and Island in the bigest lake in Central ...

Thá er liklegast longu komin tími á blogg!!!, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Thá er liklegast longu komin tími á blogg!!!

A travel blog entry by aventura

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... ,  manni leid heldur ekkert alltof vel. Aetlum ad taka ferjuna í fyrramálid, hún er víst adeins rólegri. Nicaragua hefur komid okkur skemmtilega á óvart, vid hefum liklegast ekki stoppad her svona lengi ef vid hefdum ekki aetlad ad hitta ...

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A travel blog entry by bugs1983

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Volcano island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcano island

A travel blog entry by chillwithjoe

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... and on to Rivas where we caught a ferry out to Isla Ometepe. Isla Ometepe is actually quite a big island in the middle of lake Nicaragua, which is basically two volcanoes which joined together, after erupting, forming one island. One of the volcanoes is ...

Unwanted surprises, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Unwanted surprises

A travel blog entry by joaopisco

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... todos os que assim vivem é um insulto à honestidade. Ora, o senhor gerente do Hotel Hacienda Mérica em Ometepe, publicita vários serviços nos seus placards, procurando evidenciar o caracter especial e promocional pela poupança relativa que ...

Ometepe Drift, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe Drift

A travel blog entry by sarandphil

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After an enjoyable couple of days by the coast we set off for Ometepe. Waiting at the ferry dock for over an hour we reluctuntly got on the dodgiest, over loaded smallest looking ferry we had ever seen. The next hour was fun, spent in the blazing midday ...

Motorcycle diaries, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Motorcycle diaries

A travel blog entry by supertramps

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The island of Ometepe is a twin volcano island in the middle of Central Americas largest lake. The crossing was as rough as a Junior C game and with no railings we tended to remain firmly seated in the middle of the boat. We were more than a little ...

The island that time forgot, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

The island that time forgot

A travel blog entry by natandcraig

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We left Granada and made the short journey down to Lake Nicaragua and the volcanic island of Ometepe, the place that our tour leader Jeff describes as 'The island that time forgot'. This was quite appropriate as there were no mod cons, internet ...

The Hare and the Tortoise!, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

The Hare and the Tortoise!

A travel blog entry by kerry_andrew

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... it. Wednesday, Ioannis and I had decided to climb the inactive Volcano Maderas, the smaller of the two volcanoes on Ometepe Island (but still sizeable at 1,364m). The girls had decided, probably quite wisely, against such physical exertion in favour of ...

Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe

A travel blog entry by lydsandemmet

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... bus that would bring us to Rivas where we could catch a boat over to the island of Ometepe.   Ometepe is an island in the massive Lake Nicaragua. It's essentially two huge volcanoes which connect in the middle. It took ages to get over on the ...

On the day no one left the island..., Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

On the day no one left the island...

A travel blog entry by joaopisco

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... presa durante quatro dias. Eu sei de quem tem de apanhar voos amanhã à tarde a partir da Costa Rica e ainda estamos na Nicaragua...e parece que ainda vai demorar. Ora, o que é que se faz quando está literalmente entalado num pedaço de terra com ...

Some answers: why travelling faster?, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Some answers: why travelling faster?

A travel blog entry by joaopisco

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  Já experimentei e não gosto de viajar à pressa. A não se que algo o justifique, um compromisso, uma data, um motivo forte, prefiro viajar ao sabor do tempo, do ritmo local que, na maior maior parte dos casos, é lento, bem lento. Mas, ...

Ometepe - another day , another volcano, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe - another day , another volcano

A travel blog entry by garygapyear

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... , catching a ferry to the volcanic island of Ometepe which is situated in the middle of the vast Lake Nicaragua and is apparently the largest freshwater island in the world. Enjoyable 4-hour ferry ride from Granada to get to Ometepe with views of the two ...

Ometepe = Insel zwischen 2 Vulkanen, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe = Insel zwischen 2 Vulkanen

A travel blog entry by bergfex75

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Nach 4 entspannten Tagen im kolonialen Granada hieß unser zweites großes Ziel in Nicaragua die Insel Ometepe. Ein Vulkan-Eiland mitten im Binnensee des Lago Nicaragua. Die Reise dorthin bzw. Weiterreise auf der Insel selbst nahm erwartungsgemäß sehr ...

Ometepe Island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe Island

A travel blog entry by craigandnat

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We left Granada and made the short journey down to Lake Nicaragua and the volcanic island of Ometepe. Formed from tow massive volcanic cones, this was really the place that time forgot.  A vey simple way of life with happy villagers and beautiful ...

The third hardest thing I have ever done!, Island Ometepe, Nicaragua travel blog

The third hardest thing I have ever done!

A travel blog entry by wyoming20

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Massie and I made our way from the beaches, to San Juan del Sur, to Rivas, and finally across Lake Nicaragua to Isle Ometepe. Ometepe is a big island in the middle of the huge lake that was created by two volcanos that eventually joined to make one ...

Merida, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Merida

A travel blog entry by ren_n_ems

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Arrived at Haceinda Merida, we watched the sun go down and the sunsets here are amazing, we could hear Howler Monkeys in the distance and there were Fire Flies flying around us, pretty ...

Volcano, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcano

A travel blog entry by juniorandange

Ometepe island is 2 volcanoes joined together situated in the middle of Nicaragua Lake. The ferry was only 1 hour from the mainland and then we caught a taxi from the ferry town to a little town called Santa Domingo. This town was tiny with only about 5 ...

Ometepe New year, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe New year

A travel blog entry by ats2bad

... air to make a constant cloud at the top. As you will see from the pictures, the cloud shape is constantly developing and changing. It is almost too relaxing here.  FYI - This is an island with two volcanos in a fresh water lake in ...

Wow to Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Wow to Ometepe

A travel blog entry by trush-parul2011

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... earlier. The ferry across to Ometepe was more like a commercial barge than cruise linner but it chugged it's way across lake nicaragua . Ometepe is an island in lake Nicaragua made from 2 volcanoes . It's amazing to see and looks like something out of the ...

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