Travel Blogs from Ometepe Island, Nicaragua

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Fishing trips and a dickheaded, dangerous horse, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Fishing trips and a dickheaded, dangerous horse

A travel blog entry by blondesontour

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Had to get up at 8am for my missed pedicure after a late night, tired! I also then had to sit in the sun for nearly an hour while she did it, which at 8 in the morning is still absolutely baking. End result was pretty good though just wish I hadn't had ...

stop and stay a while., Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

stop and stay a while.

A travel blog entry by wandering_gypsy

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    To do justice to Ometepe island I will have to first off describe Ometepe Island itself.     The island is the formation of two active volcanoes, both covered in dense foliage in the middle of one of the 9th largest ...

Ometepe, The Incredible Journeys, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe, The Incredible Journeys

A travel blog entry by gse_nica2013

... ferns, reminding me of a prehistoric age. This hike is a perfect example of microclimates, the walk to the base was typical blistering Nicaragua, halfway up the foliage cooled the pathway and led to a sudden onslaught of rain 75% of the way to the top, ...

Ometepe Island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe Island

A travel blog entry by simonwood

Ometepe ...

twin volcanoes and Pushbike riding, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

twin volcanoes and Pushbike riding

A travel blog entry by kasnsqueak

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... and the gardens beautiful which lead to a series of nature walks past a lake and then onto the lakeside of the massive Lake Nicaragua.  Along the walk we saw birds, numerous coloured iguanas and in the trees some howler monkeys.  We met again ...

Travel On: Nicaragua, Granada and Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Travel On: Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by paulandan

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We don't have so many photos of Granada..Que lastima!  ..it is a bustling and intense city amidst old Spanish Colonial archetecture. We found the people to be very friendly despite the extreme poverty that most of them find themselves ...

Trying to accomodate a bigger group in Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Trying to accomodate a bigger group in Ometepe

A travel blog entry by ellebee88

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... this one--so we stayed put. Ruth, Katherine, Kelley and I went out that afternoon to explore Ojo de Agua the natural spring of Ometepe. The entry fee was 40 cordobas (about 2 bucks) per person. It was amazing...though the walk there was rough. We took ...

Easter on an Island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Easter on an Island

A travel blog entry by -ninavale-

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... by a strip of land and a long sandy beach; add a couple of roads and a few picturesque villages: welcome to the island of Ometepe, Nicaragua. This place impresses you with its simple beauty from the very first moment you see it, from the ferry that takes ...

Coco Loco, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Coco Loco

A travel blog entry by sianm_jones

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... fynd am yr opsiwn o isthe gan bod hi mor dwym acroedd hi yn braf cael cyfle i gael bach o lonydd i ddarllen a cerdded arlan llyn nicaragua. Ond wnes i ddim mentro yn bell iawn ir dwr oherwydd bod yna siarcod yn y llyn. Fe wnethon ni ymweld a pentre bach ...

Ometepe Island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe Island

A travel blog entry by chevere

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Le nicaragua est le plus grand pays d’amérique centrale. Il abrite le lac Cocibolca un immense lac d’eau douce plus grand que la haute-garonne (8600km2). Au milieu du lac, deux îles, formées chacune par l’éruptoin d’un ...

Chicken bus from hell and drinks w/ Spanish ladies, Santa Domingo, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Chicken bus from hell and drinks w/ Spanish ladies

A travel blog entry by leiatlarge

... and 30. The 60 year old woman turned out to be from Washington DC who spends half her time in DC and half her time in Nicaragua. The 40 year old woman was her daughter and the large 30 year old woman was their neighbor. The brought with them a 12 year ...

Ometepe, Nicaragua, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe, Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by tigereye

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Double volcano island in a ginormous fresh-water lake. ...

Biking, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Biking

A travel blog entry by nigglynel

... flat tire, then we waited whilst it was fixed for the princely sum of 3 pounds. To be honest we weren't overly enthused with the island. It was really pretty don't get me wrong, but people had raved about it to such an extent that i feel we expected ...

A day to relax followed by a mad rush out of town, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

A day to relax followed by a mad rush out of town

A travel blog entry by ellebee88

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... they both seemed to really enjoy it. When the others got back, the guys headed out immediately to go to another part of the island and Ruth, Katherine, Kelley, and I went to supper then off to bed early. The next morning we were told we could get a bus ...

Ometepe, isla prometida, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe, isla prometida

A travel blog entry by lperwak

... especially knowing that Costa Rica would be my next stop, and for all I´ve heard about it I am not as excited to be there.  Expensive, Touristy and too Perfect.  After Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua I am sure it will be quite the ...

Peace and love in nicaragua, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Peace and love in nicaragua

A travel blog entry by bteam1

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... heard some of the reports - mouthfuls of sand and ash on the way down - ugh! After Leon we moved on to Omatepe Island on Lake Nicaragua. From the boat crossing, the two volcanoes on the island dominated the view. We would later find out that the view ...

Ohhhhhmmmmmmetepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ohhhhhmmmmmmetepe

A travel blog entry by gse_nica2013

After a long day of traveling via car and ferry boat we made it to the Island of Ometepe! We arrived at the Hacienda Mérida hostel we dropped our bags and headed off to explore the hammocks , beach and dock . After cooling off in the lake we toured the ...

Ometepe Island Day 2, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe Island Day 2

A travel blog entry by montgomeryr3

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... - it was hot - there were lots of hills - the road has huge rocks all in it the swimming hole was awesome - its the nicaragua barton springs. we rode our bikes on the beach awhile on the way back - there used to be a rope swing tho but not anymore ...

Kayaks, roof riding and more rum, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Kayaks, roof riding and more rum

A travel blog entry by dimparcio

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... such a nice young lady!!! :). However getting to the green lake involves dragging the kayaks across land from the main lago de Nicaragua, and crawling through a barb wire fence. The others have kindly left 2 double kayaks at the green lake so the 4 of us ...

In the Nic-a Time, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

In the Nic-a Time

A travel blog entry by jodirachael

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Ometepe is an island in the largest lake in Central American, with 2 volcanoes on either side. The larger of the two, Volcan Concepcion, is what they always have on the cover of books about Nicaragua. It´s their sexiest volcano – very large and ...

My nightmare… came to life., Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

My nightmare… came to life.

A travel blog entry by cainja6

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So. I am being a bit dramatic with the title – but then again not really. Ometepe Island was very interesting to say the least. Let's start off by talking about the not so great part… the living conditions. After taking a ferry, then driving ...

Twin Volcanic Islands, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Twin Volcanic Islands

A travel blog entry by stamasese

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Ometepe is a fairly small island formed by two volcanoes rising from Lake Nicaragua. Most people opt to climb both volcanoes however my friend and I fell off our scooter and I could barely walk after.  The only highlight therefore was Ojo de Agua's ...

The reputation of Concepción, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

The reputation of Concepción

A travel blog entry by impressionsbykk

Ometepe Island is the largest island that can be found in freshwater in the world. Sitting in Lake Nicaragua, the second biggest body of water in Latin America (276km2), it's deceptive as you feel like you're in an ocean, not a freshwater lake! ...

transportation strike in Nicaragua, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

transportation strike in Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by gregellis72

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... Rica on an international bus to Managua, but got off early in a city known as Rivas in order to take the ferry to the Island of Ometepe, where I am now.  Had I known that a huge nation wide strike just went into effect, I would have stayed on the ...

Grenada and Isla de Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Grenada and Isla de Ometepe

A travel blog entry by soopagroove

... classes and dance a lot. The next day, wednesday, it was time to pack up and head for Ometepe Island, an active volcano in the middle of Lake Nicaragua. We had breakfast at a waffle house (Katie's, Kathy's... something like that, but I can't ...

Ometepe Island, Nicaragua, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe Island, Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by littleengine

... they ended up doing it privately, hating having to stay in the "caves" and bitter because we spoke up and didn't. Accommodations aside, Ometepe can be a very nice place.  As I mentioned, it did rain quite a bit while we were there.. the days were ...

Totoco was Loco, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Totoco was Loco

A travel blog entry by aubreycox

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September 26 We arrived at Totoco in Balgue, a small village on the side of Maderas volcano on Ometepe Island in Lake Nicaragua. Totoco is an eco-lodge. It opened last year and is still the building phase. For now the lodge has luxury cabins (nicest on ...

Sep 19, 2010, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Sep 19, 2010

A travel blog entry by eugostoedoverao

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The island of 2 volcanoes, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

The island of 2 volcanoes

A travel blog entry by ellebee88

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... the breeze kept them away. We paid for the ferry ride itself once we got going and rode for about an hour to Moyogalpa on Ometepe island. The ride was awesome because the whole way we had a perfect view of the 2 volcanoes that form the island. Our guide ...

Dec 23, 2012, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Dec 23, 2012

A travel blog entry by snowyandjuice

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