Travel Blogs from Ometepe Island, Nicaragua

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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 ...

Ometepe Island - Mountain Bike Ride From Hell, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe Island - Mountain Bike Ride From Hell

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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The first significant destination from Granada on my Central American cycling tour with Explore was Ometepe Island, a large dumbbell shaped island in Lake Nicaragua with two striking volcanos (Concepcion and Maderas), one on each side. There are ...

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 ...

El Zolpilote, l’endroit de reve !, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

El Zolpilote, l’endroit de reve !

A travel blog entry by laura21

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Direction l'autre côté de l'île sous les conseils de Roberto, on atterri donc au Zolpilote, le meilleur endroit depuis mon voyage ! Une ferme bio/auberge de jeunesse trop cool ŕ part que je dors dans ma tente donc autant dire trop mal :D Bref, ...

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 ...

I don't want any

I don't want any "monkey business"

A travel blog entry by tracks_travel

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Ometepe Totcoco Eco Loge   Status Report..."star date 25.01.2016" .....The Enterprise has entered a previously forgotten galaxy where life is easy, scenary draw dropping and the trials and tribulations  of Western society seem "light years" ...

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 ...

A trip within a trip!, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

A trip within a trip!

A travel blog entry by tracks_travel

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... against a strong headwind whipping up the surface of water to produce little white crests. Slowly but surely the twin peaks of Ometepe Island grew larger and larger in our sights and it was not long before we could make out little dwellings, fisherman ...

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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Ometepe Pepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe Pepe

A travel blog entry by ltj

... ) a well deserved nap, the meeting of the lovely Wilfredo and another 2 hour taxi ride, we arrived on the beautiful, pristine island of Ometepe.  Flanked by two (one dormant, one active) volcanos, a blue lake and the sound of hwler monkies, we had ...

Apr 10, 2013, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Apr 10, 2013

A travel blog entry by henry.and.sarah

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Jon´s thoughts from Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Jon´s thoughts from Ometepe

A travel blog entry by brits_abroad

Sitting here gazing out at Lake Nicaragua beyond the gardens of Finca Magdelena, with Volcano Concepcion rising up dramatically away to the left, it´s difficult not to get caught up by the beauty of Ometepe. I´m in a reflective mood, both missing ...

The escape from Naked Tiger, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

The escape from Naked Tiger

A travel blog entry by blondesontour

... their 'Pet Girl', actually describes my last 10 days pretty accurately! I have been with mostly boys on my own the whole time in Nicaragua! Not gonna lie it's been pretty awesome. We went to an Italian (don't think of it as a restaurant, it was a ...

Jess Falls Off a Stationary Scooter, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Jess Falls Off a Stationary Scooter

A travel blog entry by harry.harrison

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... with laughter. 'Stop taking photos and bloody well hold on!' We arrived at Santo Domingo beach, on the lapping shores of Lake Nicaragua, Volcan Concepcion, the left boob, a looming sentry to our East, Volcan Maderas to our right. We chilled for an hour ...

Donde esta la playa???, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Donde esta la playa???

A travel blog entry by previna

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After a 2hr chicken bus ride, we jumped onto the ferry - thankfully we had a spanish couple with us as we just got thrown off on to the side of the road and then into a taxi that was waiting conveniently! We headed straight to Santa domingo where the ...

Granada/Ometepe/San Juan Del Sur, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada/Ometepe/San Juan Del Sur

A travel blog entry by solokiwiabroad

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... buffet was going to need some time. Right, destination - jungle community. A beautiful week spent on the island of Ometepe at Inanitah. Incredible sunsets behind Volcano Concepcion, fire flies, lightening every night, goo convos, out door showering, ...

Welcome to Summer Camp, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Welcome to Summer Camp

A travel blog entry by travljini

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... nearly two hour ride. Arriving in Rivas, we taxied five miles to the town of San Jorge to catch a ferry across Lake Nicaragua and Ometepe Island.  Arriving in the main town of Moyagalpa, the first order of business was lunch, it now being 2:00 and ...

Kayaking River Istian, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Kayaking River Istian

A travel blog entry by travljini

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... hammock time.  As the waters in the lake calmed closer to sunset, we headed out in the kayak again to visit Monkey Island(s), two small land masses about a 20 minute kayak ride from shore.  We kept our distance, however, as they are reputed to ...

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