Travel Blogs from Ometepe Island, Nicaragua

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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 ...

Not more volcanoes, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Not more volcanoes

A travel blog entry by pjcrus

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... was warm and humid and after the uphill hike it was great standing under the cold waters of the waterfall. One thing about Ometepe or maybe it was this hostel in particular were the number of bugs at night. Huge moths, beetles, grasshoppers and mosquitos ...

Christmas Day, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Christmas Day

A travel blog entry by ren_n_ems

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... because the water was pretty rough!! Christmas Evening - ok no details but we were very sick people (not from drinking), it must have been either food poisoning or a bacterial infection, anyway we couldn't leave Ometepe Boxing Day as ...

Four Hotels and an Arachnid, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Four Hotels and an Arachnid

A travel blog entry by dinojay2

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... pleased nod, an arm directed toward the crumbling arrogance of an ancient Land Rover. The deal, as they say, was done. Ometepe Island Technically two separate islands joined by a narrow isthmus, each end has its very own majestic volcano jutting into ...

Today we saw monkeys for the first time, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Today we saw monkeys for the first time

A travel blog entry by ren_n_ems

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While we were waiting for a bus we saw some white faced capachin monkey's, they were in the trees right next to the road and looked like they were up to mischief... one of them was trying to vandalise a lamp ...

Isla Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Isla Ometepe

A travel blog entry by aivlis73

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Nach 4 Tagen in Granada habe ich entschieden schon mal nach Moyogalpa, dem Hauptort der Isla Ometepe zu gehen. Für den nächsten Tag habe ich nämlich das selbe Hostel gebucht wie die Kanadier da mir diese so von der Finca vorgeschwärmt haben. Mit dem ...

Trecked to San Ramon waterfall, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Trecked to San Ramon waterfall

A travel blog entry by ren_n_ems

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Today we trecked to the San Ramon waterfall, we got very hot during the climb so it was great when we eventually reached the waterfall and there was nobody there, we had forgotten our swimwear so stripped off to our underwear and had a refreshing ...

Ometepe Island - Mud, mud and more mud, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe Island - Mud, mud and more mud

A travel blog entry by gareth.alanna

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... ), so it was a snap decision to get off the island and head to San Juan del Sur (reputedly one of the many great beaches in Nicaragua). We take the chicken bus back to the ferry with the Duchies and it's a smooth trip from there on in to get to San Juan ...

Moved to Charco Verde, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Moved to Charco Verde

A travel blog entry by ren_n_ems

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Probably the nicest place we stayed on Ometepe, although didn't have the sunsets of Merida...still sick though so we didn't get up to ...

Nica!!  & the Island of Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Nica!! & the Island of Ometepe

A travel blog entry by teirrac

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... enter the country.  Our day of travel concluded with a van ride, boat trip, and other van ride to Ometepe Island. The island is in Lake Nicaragua, formed by two big fat volcanoes.  One (Concepcion) is still active, and was erupting a few weeks ...

Shark infested waters, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Shark infested waters

A travel blog entry by valetroy

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... money.  (Also met an Ozzie on the ferry who knows one of my friends in Oz, in the middle of Lake Nicaragua!) The Ometepe island bus dropped us at the turning 4 km from our destination of Santa Domingo, on the isthmus between the volcanoes, and ...

volcanoes and vergimals, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

volcanoes and vergimals

A travel blog entry by 2monkeys

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... of nesting parrots but from their cheerful hootings we knew they were en-masse somewhere close by. next we made our way to ometepe island where we stayed in a beachside hotel that rented kayaks. we were very active and are now paying the price with ...

Ojo de Agua, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ojo de Agua

A travel blog entry by ren_n_ems

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Today we visited Ojo de Agua which is a natural spring where you can swim.  It was pretty busy when we got there, looks like the locals swimming pool....the surroundings are lovely, lots of jungle and the water was really nice and refreshing, we ...

Moved to Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Moved to Ometepe

A travel blog entry by ren_n_ems

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Arrived at Santa Domingo on Ometepe Island.  We were expecting a beach with white sand but when we got there the water level was so high that there was no beach, yep it was under ...

Back From Outer Space, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Back From Outer Space

A travel blog entry by findscore

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... (another beautiful colonial town), then Laguna Apoyo, and then, the topic of this entry, Isla de Ometepe...an island smack dab in the middle of Lake Nicaragua. I decided to make the Nicaragua entry about this special place because it is the quintessential ...

Magical Island and Volcan Maderas, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Magical Island and Volcan Maderas

A travel blog entry by jaynichvolodov

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... and then caught a taxi to San Jorge, catching the ferry across to Isla de Ometepe (Ometepe Island). So, I should probably describe this magical place. Lake Nicaragua is massive, and out of nowhere two massive volcanoes connected by an isthmus rise out ...

Apr 13, 2012, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Apr 13, 2012

A travel blog entry by bsisco

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Ferry to Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ferry to Ometepe

A travel blog entry by cedric.brehaut

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The only way to get to Ometepe is by boat. With very little trust in the ferry schedule we found on the internet, we planned to arrive more than 1 hour early. Wise move! The drive to San Jorge is a breeze but once in the town there is absolutely no ...

Isla de Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Isla de Ometepe

A travel blog entry by javierferrin

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... week was getting close and a kind of semi-hippy hotel, semi-organic country house  on the middle of nowhere in a volcanic island and away from the civilization it was like the proper way to get away from the fuss of the holy week. One volcano, ...

Nicaraguan culture and Island life, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Nicaraguan culture and Island life

A travel blog entry by milla_taylor

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... the day sightseeing the old town and enjoying the Nicaraguan culture. Our next major stop on the volcano tour is Ometepe, an island in lake Nicaragua. Isla Ometepe is an environmental phenomenon, being the only island in the world to hold two volcanoes ...

Ometepe has confirmed that Nicaragua is the dogs!, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe has confirmed that Nicaragua is the dogs!

A travel blog entry by funkimunki

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After an early start at 5am and a boat across Lake Nicaragua we arrived on Ometepe. An Island that looks like something out of a movie. A lost world made of 2 huge volcanoes sticking out of Lake Nicaragua. One of the volcanoes called Concepcion is still ...

Trail? What trail?, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Trail? What trail?

A travel blog entry by rpalkovsky

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... working with. Next time, it will be me holding a needle! Weekend Life:     The crew headed out to Ometepe Island this last weekend. The island consists of two volcanoes, La Concepcion (active) and La Maderas (inactive), and ...

Nicaragua - Lake Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Nicaragua - Lake Ometepe

A travel blog entry by leanne.baker

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... of beaches and jungles cinched to a sinuous isthmus between them. We took a taxi back to Rivas so we could catch the ferry to Ometepe Island.  When we arrived at the dock, we were told we would have to pay a tourist tax - what is with Nicaragua ...

Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe

A travel blog entry by simoncole

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... was spent hiding from the heat in the Garden Cafe, we took a one hour mini bus ride to join a ferry to the island of Ometepe. Having left the city we passed hovels and huts by the roadside. The UN lists Nicaragua as the poorest country in central America ...

Real chicken on the chicken bus, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Real chicken on the chicken bus

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... . Its name derives from the Nahuatl words ome (two) and tepetl (mountain), meaning two mountains. It is the largest island in Lake Nicaragua as well as the largest volcanic island inside a fresh water lake in the world. The two volcanoes, Concepción and ...

Ilha de Ometepe, Nicaragua, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ilha de Ometepe, Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by carollo

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A ilha de Ometepe fica num dos maiores lagos do mundo o lago da Nicaragua. Existem dois vulcoes que se podem ver ao fundo. o transporte e feito em ...

HIGHLIGHTS Thurs 26 Dec: Granada > Ometepe Island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

HIGHLIGHTS Thurs 26 Dec: Granada > Ometepe Island

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... and several trucks. We were standing / sitting on virtually all of the available deck space and various passage ways. The crossing took only 1 ¼ hour and 2 vans took us to the other side of the Ometepe Island. ...

Thats right...more volcanoes, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Thats right...more volcanoes

A travel blog entry by bradandbecs

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South of Granada in Lake Nicaragua is the largest freshwater Island in the world - Ometepe island. It is essentially made up of 2 volcanoes - Concepcion and Maderas. The ride over to the island on the ferry was quite bumpy because it was very windy and ...

Nicaragua - Isla Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Nicaragua - Isla Ometepe

A travel blog entry by mkreisen

Hier waren wir mal wieder entlang eines Vulkans auf dem Ruecken von Pferden ...

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