Travel Blogs from Ometepe Island, Nicaragua

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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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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Off to our Own Cabana, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Off to our Own Cabana

A travel blog entry by travljini

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... Italian and Canadian couple.  The privacy was a nice break from "summer camp" the previous two days. After our full on kayaking the day before, we decided the best plan for New Year's Day was a good book enjoyed in the cool breeze of Lake ...

Running with the Bulls, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Running with the Bulls

A travel blog entry by travljini

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After a nice Italian dinner meal prepared by Cristiano the previous night, we awoke and decided to walk up to Finca Magdalena and their coffee plantation. The walk there turned out to be a bit further than anticipated, and much of it uphill (duh! coffee ...

Homestay, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Homestay

A travel blog entry by lillianbjo

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Ometepe er en øy som ligger i den største innsjøen i Nicaragua. Det er en 18 største i verden, så altså veldig stor. Her hadde vi ha "homestay" i to netter. Det vil si at vi skulle overnatte hos ulike familier på øya. Alle var samlet på et sted ...

Franzi, ou la pierre tombale !, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Franzi, ou la pierre tombale !

A travel blog entry by laura21

Je l'admire, comment fait-elle pour dormir autant et sans que la lumière, le bruit de Monoyguala et tout le bruit que je fais ne la dérange ?? Je tourne un peu en rond au début, eh tant pis, je bouge un peu faire un tour! Ce soir, y a un festival ...

The Mayan Ruins takes a header, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

The Mayan Ruins takes a header

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

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... Granada. The touring effort of the Three Drunks yesterday? A booze cruise. Drove down to San Jorge and on the 1100 boat to Ometepe Island. Spent the 1H 20M transit sitting upstairs in the cool air. The boat was slow and the waters not too ...

Time to Relax, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Time to Relax

A travel blog entry by allisonbrianne

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Ometepe Islands adventures, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe Islands adventures

A travel blog entry by whereshallwego

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... and had very cool wooden staircases up into a treehouse style room. We hired some bikes and went off to explore the island. Ometepe although a turist hive, remains very untouched by tourism. All the hostels/lodgings are rustic to the point of, falling ...

Volcano Island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcano Island

A travel blog entry by georgeandlol

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After a long deliberation we decided to not stay another day in San Juan and got a taxi to the ferry to Ometepe Island. The island has been formed by two volcanoes in the middle of Lake Nicaragua. We were unsure of where to stay or on what part of the ...

Ometepe  - wie schoen!, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe - wie schoen!

A travel blog entry by sara-linda

... Touristen belagern Granda und wir haben die zweitaelteste und aelteste Kirche ganz Mittelamerikas und das alteste Haus Grandas gesehen. Ometepe habe ich mir viel touristischer vorgestellt. Ok, hier haengen schon ganz schoen viele Touristen rum, aber ...

Ometepe- Lake Nicaragua, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe- Lake Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by jensadventures

Today we set off at 7.30am to get to Ometepe on Lake Nicaragua. We got Taxi-Boat-Taxi and we arrived about midday. The two hour public bus we got to the ferry dock was terrible, Most of us had to stand up and it was so crammed I had no personal space ...

Adventure Island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Adventure Island

A travel blog entry by marshaonthemove

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... , and all the opportunities, the time has come... Will they survive?  If you travel through Central America, Ometepe Island in Nicaragua simply can't be missed! It would be a backpacker sin to not visit these extraordinary volcanoes towering out of ...

Volcano Islands, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcano Islands

A travel blog entry by meezerman

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... because I´ve got people waiting on me. I climbed Maderas and we are now in Monteverde. Update from home: Okay, the full story of Ometepe. The hike up the volcano was a killer. I guess I'm in pretty bad shape, because it nearly did me in! My calves ...

Granada to Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada to Ometepe

A travel blog entry by pitabread

Got up early today. Planned to go to Ometepe island. The ferry was supposed to be at 2pm, and we have to check out by 11am.We had breakfast in the hostel, and pretty much did not go out until 11. Then we decided to just walk and wait for ferry. On the ...

Camp for free in Ometepe Apr1-4 2010 (Lakefront), Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Camp for free in Ometepe Apr1-4 2010 (Lakefront)

A travel blog entry by jcm63

... Guys,      wanted to fill you in on an event taking place this "Semana Santa" (Easter) April 1-4 (Thur-Sunday) on Ometepe Island, it will take place on the least visited coast on the lake, named "Chilaite" beach, located in the San Pedro/La ...

Tranquilo island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Tranquilo island

A travel blog entry by ej122493

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... you couldn't figure it out) is the word I heard most described by every local on La Isla de Ometepe, an island in the middle of Lake Nicaragua, formed by two volcanoes - Concepcion and Madreras.  Although considered a tourist's must-see, it remains ...

Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe

A travel blog entry by magner

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Ometepe ...

Oh ! Motepe !, Omotepe Island, Nicaragua, Nicaragua travel blog

Oh ! Motepe !

A travel blog entry by aroundthemorld

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... clear water while the sun sets, in Monkey Hut. The next day, I'm on my way to Omotepe, an island with two volcanos right in the center of Lago Nicaragua, which was highly recommanded by some meditants friends.  On the way to Rivas (where I am to ...

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