Travel Blogs from Ometepe Island, Nicaragua

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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 ...

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 ...

Day 41, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Day 41

A travel blog entry by harrymoseley

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... and Jacinta who I spent the rest of the journey with. The bus was easy enough and the boat was quick and fun. We got to Ometepe at around 2 and got a cab towards Santa Cruz, the main town on the island. The other two were staying at a different hostel and ...

Day 42, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Day 42

A travel blog entry by harrymoseley

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I woke up feeling surprisingly okay and came to the bar for an amazing breakfast burrito. The oddness of the hostel struck me big time! It suddenly sunk in that there are pigs roaming around and loads of dogs and cats - and that's not normal! After lots ...

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 ...

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