Travel Blogs from Ometepe Island, Nicaragua

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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 ...

Day of Dashing, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Day of Dashing

A travel blog entry by mcb5022

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... mix tablets as well but thought it would be best to expel for a little longer. Our tour today was to various parts of the island. First off was a visit to the west side of the island which was sheltered from the prevailing wind. Had to inspect "los ...

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 - Twin volcanic island in Lake Nicaragua, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe - Twin volcanic island in Lake Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by brodieandalana

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... it would be more of a waste to be so close and not take the opportunity to visit. How we got there Ometepe is the largest island in Lake Nicaragua (also the largest lake in Central America) formed from two side by side Volcanoes rising up from the water ...

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 ...

La isla en Nicaragua, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

La isla en Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by puravidamai

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¡Ay, que aventura a una isla del centro de Lago de Nicaragua! Me gustó el viaje en ferry. Divertí mucho y estaba muy hermoso. Me encanta estar en lagos, mares, etc. Fuimos a la escuela también para enseñar los estudiantes inglés. Me gustó mucho ...

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 ...

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