Travel Blogs from Ometepe Island, Nicaragua

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barefoot on the volcano..., Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

barefoot on the volcano...

A travel blog entry by haras-k.h.

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Relaxing on Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Relaxing on Ometepe

A travel blog entry by stlblew

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... transferred to a smaller bus to go over on the other half of the island.  {The Island of Ometepe was formed by two volcanoes rising from Lake Nicaragua...aka Lake Cocibolca. The volcanoes, Concepcion (still active) and Maderas, are joined by a low ...

Flying through the forest.., Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Flying through the forest..

A travel blog entry by coxfamilytrip

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... ! Definitely do that again! Julio was accompanying us for our journey to San Jorge to get the ferry to Ometepe Island, the largest on Lake Nicaragua. The ferry was bit rough and ready! The ticket collector and the first mate looked like the brothers ...

Beautiful beaches, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Beautiful beaches

A travel blog entry by arinsmith

I just spend 2ish days in Ometepe, a beautiful island formed by two volcanos in Nicaragua. It was really pretty! To get there though, we first had to make a terrifying border crossing into Nicaragua. It involves getting a couple Passport stamps and ...

An island in the middle of a lake, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

An island in the middle of a lake

A travel blog entry by jj3101

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Ometepe is in the middle of Lake Nicaragua, and from the mainland it certainly is an incredible sight. It seems wierd to say "from the mainlaind" in regards to a land mass in the middle a lake, but it is the best I can do describe the size of the lake! ...

The hippies, the volcano, and the pants that were, Hostel Merida, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

The hippies, the volcano, and the pants that were

A travel blog entry by leiatlarge

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... to the locals, to Merida. We chose the 4km walk thinking this would be easy and fast. Unfortunately, on a small lazy island like Ometepe, distance and time are all relative. It´s as if the locals are functioning in a space-time bubble that brings all ...

Volcano island on Lake Nicaragua, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcano island on Lake Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by catndeano

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... the entrance fee at the hotel. Also the best ones are on the outside with one in the car park that looks like the island of Ometepe. There is a lovely view of Volcan Concepcion and Santo Domingo beach on the hotels verranda, out the back. Once we'd seen ...

Ometepe Island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe Island

A travel blog entry by megdoestdf2010

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... water lakes in the world.  One guidebook says it is as large as the island of Puerto Rico. Ometepe is the largest island in Lake Nicaragua and consists of two volcanoes, Concepcion and Maderas.  Maderas is a dormant volcano and Concepcion is ...

Feeling Hot  Hot, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Feeling Hot Hot

A travel blog entry by sianm_jones

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... on and hoped for the best. Luckily the car couldn't go very fast and we arrived at the port in one piece. The boat over to ometepe island was an hour and a quarter long and we had to sit on the floor as there was no seats spare. 10 hours after leaving ...

Two Volcanoes for the Price of One, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Two Volcanoes for the Price of One

A travel blog entry by golz

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... on one to take us to Rivas, but went further, we decided to go to the Isla de Ometepe straight. Isla de Ometepe is hourglass shaped island set on a huge lake, with two volcanoes, one dormant and one still very active. The island is 276 km², and ...

Volcanos rising from the lake, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcanos rising from the lake

A travel blog entry by fancythat

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Ometepe Island, Nicaragua The first time I'd ever heard of Ometepe was from my niece Janice. She had gone to Costa Rica then to Nicaragua. This sounded too cool! An island with two volcanoes! 4 years and a bit, a very sketchy boat trip and more FIFA ...

Next to Nicaragua!, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Next to Nicaragua!

A travel blog entry by rachelniewiada

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... are now in our second country! Time is flying by! 10 hours of taking busses, and taxis and boats to arrive on the little island of Ometepe, Nicaragua. It took us a very long time in the hot, humid weather to pass through the border. Only ONE gentleman was ...

Omelette Island., Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Omelette Island.

A travel blog entry by nigglynel

Keen to find some nature and hearing rave reviews about Lake Ometepe (or omelette island as we called it), we headed off to get the boat there. The chicken bus we picked up from Granada was epic! We had been told it left at 11am, obviously Nicaraguan time ...

Island Getaway In Nicaragua, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Island Getaway In Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by nomadland

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... a bus across the island, and then hitched a ride the last couple of kilometers to the beach on the southern end of the island. Unfortunately Ometepe did not live up to our expectations, but I'm willing to cough it up on us not coming at the right time of ...

Volcano from 'You Know Where', Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcano from 'You Know Where'

A travel blog entry by rachelniewiada

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... entire life. Is that even possible, you might ask? Why yes, I would like to answer you, it is. It most definitely is. On Ometepe Island, there are two volcanos- La Madera (one about 1200 ft with a lagoon in the middle) and La Concepcion (about 1460 ft ...

Ometepe island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe island

A travel blog entry by mkuncio

... went with waves crashing over the edges and water all over the floor. It was going to be a fun ride. Ometepe Island is located on Lake Nicaragua which is the largest in Central America and the 10th largest freshwater lake in the world. Our hotel was ...

Volcano trekking on Ometepe Island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcano trekking on Ometepe Island

A travel blog entry by fantasticfour

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Our next stop was Ometepe Island, in Lake Nicaragua. Lake Nicaragua spans almost half the country and supposedly has bull sharks and swordfish in which made taking a dip slightly nerve wracking. Ometepe is basically villages surrounding two volcanoes, one ...

Ometepe Island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe Island

A travel blog entry by montgomeryr3

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... . we did see one monkey we had lunch in granada at a local place and got a taxi to san jorge where the ferry took us to ometepe island - funny story about that but i will tell you about it later taxi was 1.5 hr ferry 1.5 hr and taxi to hotel was 2 ...

Laundry day with a bit of a flip, Hostel Merida, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Laundry day with a bit of a flip

A travel blog entry by leiatlarge

Woke up this morning to find that all of my cloths are now dirty and are in no condition to be worn a 4th or 5th time. It´s the dreaded laundry day. The first 2 hours of the day were spent avoiding the topic entirely and was spent laying on a hammock. ...

monteverde to ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

monteverde to ometepe

A travel blog entry by richardhmcotton

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volcanos ...

Viva la revolucion!, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Viva la revolucion!

A travel blog entry by sranmal

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... ), Zoom do good burgers but be prepared for a loooong wait if a big group. On Tuesday, we travel to Ometepe Island, an island on Lake Nicaragua formed from 2 volcanoes, largely covered in jungle (or so it looks as we're nearing the island), but home to ...

Holaa Nicaragua, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Holaa Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by laura21

Ca y est, notre troisième pays d'Amérique centrale, le Nicaragua !!! Après un voyage de quatorze longue heures en la compagnie de notre cher Alberto, une frontière à passer, encore des taxes à payer, un petit arrêt à Rivas où les nicaraguayens ...

Snakes on a plain, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Snakes on a plain

A travel blog entry by davelynch

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... ride to a place called Rivas and from there we hopped on the slowest ferry of all time and made our way across Lake Nicaragua to the island of OmetepeOmetepe is a strange place. A quick geography lesson on this little island is required I feel. ...

Aug 30, 2011, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Aug 30, 2011

A travel blog entry by lutiggs

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Ometepe Island - Day 1, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe Island - Day 1

A travel blog entry by elbuscador

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... to see.  Made it to Riva and then a taxi to San Jorge (C$50.00) the town next to Lake Nicaragua from where the Ferries depart for the Ometepe Island. I know they overcharged me... but, I felt like an idiot not knowing any better and not in the mood ...

Isla de Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Isla de Ometepe

A travel blog entry by fnasse

Beautiful island with perfect volcanoes in the middle of the lake. Story and pictures on ...

Central America, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Central America

A travel blog entry by rhea_

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... atrocius spelling and grammar here. So, for the last 3 days, Robbie and I have been on the stunning inner country Island of Ometepe in Nicaragua.  Ill give you a brief idea of the geography- Ometepe is an island housing 2 dormant volcanos on the huge ...

Ometepe Island, Nicaragua, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe Island, Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by michael.sandi

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... Nicaraguan cigars so we bought some. We then took a private transfer to the port of San Jorge so we could catch a ferry to Ometepe Island. It took 90 minutes to arrive and it was a beautiful ride past the volcanoes. Ome means two and tepe means peaks ...

Ometepe beach time, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe beach time

A travel blog entry by jensadventures

Got up at 9am today, had waffles and fruit for breakfast. After breakfast I went and lay on a sunlounger on the beach and got a little burnt! Wanted to ride horses along the beach this afternoon but the horse rent place was closed for an afternoon ...

Ometepe Island Day 3, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe Island Day 3

A travel blog entry by montgomeryr3

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today was a good day - we climbed a volcano - volcano maderas - our guide met us at 7am and we took off. it is about 4000 ft at the summit not sure what elevation we started from - felt like 0 its a dormant volcano with a cloud forest (similar to ...

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