Travel Blogs from Ometepe Island, Nicaragua

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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- Day 2 Ojo de Agua, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe- Day 2 Ojo de Agua

A travel blog entry by grenada1

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... incredible.  All and all it was a relaxing, much deserved day.  And yet we still haven't seen half of what Ometepe Island has to offer.  I'll definitely come another time, perhaps in the paradise!! Be safe!   "Your righteousness is ...

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 ...

Leaving Grenada, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Leaving Grenada

A travel blog entry by nikkid1983

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... cheap. The market is huge! And crazy, I've never seen anything like it. One thing I really appreciated about Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua is that the people don’t push their stuff on you. (As a rule, of course some stand there and keep asking) ...

Volcanos, churches and flying mangoes, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcanos, churches and flying mangoes

A travel blog entry by swedishvagabond

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... ?  Since the waves weren't that great, we decided to rent a car and explore Lago de Nicaragua's beloved centerpiece: Isla de Ometepe. This interesting island, created by two volcanos, joined by a thin flat isthmus, resulting in the shape of an hour ...

Nicaragua - Ometepe Island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Nicaragua - Ometepe Island

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... the agricultural village of San Ramon and leave for Moyogalpa later in the afternoon. We didn´t feel particularly impressed by the Ometepe Island.    Day 2: November 27, 2014 That morning we woke up before the alarm clock even if we had set ...

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: ...

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 ...

Ometepe - Day 1 Giddy up!, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe - Day 1 Giddy up!

A travel blog entry by grenada1

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... , the island has a water fall, natural springs and large monkeys. You can see why we had to go to Ometepe before we left Nicaragua. We were joined by Meredith Drake, who was visiting from New York.  The trip got off to a fabulous start. ...

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 ...

Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe

A travel blog entry by bron_and_eli

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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 ...

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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... grasp, 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 ...

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 ...

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