Travel Blogs from Ometepe Island, Nicaragua

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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 ...

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 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 Famous Five, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

The Famous Five

A travel blog entry by nixerflynn

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... of rum with a dilemma on our hands: to stay in San Juan or to do one more stop in Nica and go to the island of Ometepe which was formed by two volcanos (and also where our travel buddies were staying). Leaving it to faith, our hostel informed us there ...

Nicaragua-Grenada et Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Nicaragua-Grenada et Ometepe

A travel blog entry by thometcamo

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... et le Nicaragua présentent des caractéristiques culturelles bien distinctes particulièrement lorsqu'un gouvernement comme celui d'Ortega au Nicaragua est communiste, ami des Castro et ouvertement anti-américain. A contrario le Costa Rica et Panama ont ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ometepe, Nicaragua, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe, Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by daytraveling

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Ometepe is an island in the middle of Lake Nicaragua that was formed by two volcanos, one of which is still active. It has been featured on many of the survival shows including Naked and Afraid, Dual Survival, and Survivor. After hearing so many great ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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