Travel Blogs from Ometepe Island, Nicaragua

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Isla Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Isla Ometepe

A travel blog entry by algo_77

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... louer des velos et fait le tour du volcan sur les sentiers battus, 40 km au total et a la rencontre de locaux tres acceuillants. Ometepe island is located on the biggest lake of Central America and it is made fro two volcanos. One of them is still active. ...

Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe

A travel blog entry by tess.johnson

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We have spent a few days on the island of Ometepe, which is in lake nicaragua, and is basically 2 volcanos (now inactive).  We deciding to hire bikes so we could ride to a waterfall, though in retrospect that might have been a mistake. After ...

Ecolodge ..very funny, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ecolodge ..very funny

A travel blog entry by itchyfeettoo

Wow  check out the ECO lodge..... I mean really really CHECK them out at TOTOCO Ecoblahblah! ! The irony is that there is no eco lodge - they have ripped off the land from local families, have illegally harvested wood for building, paid local ...

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 ...

a very precise claim to fame, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

a very precise claim to fame

A travel blog entry by dom_phyta

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Another rough boat crossing over Lake Nicaragua (as we keep getting told - the 19th largest lake in the world), to Ometepe, which is proudly advertised everywhere as the world's largest fershwater volcanic island. In fact it has two volcanoes which ...

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 ...

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