Travel Blogs from Ometepe Island, Nicaragua

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Twin Peaks, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Twin Peaks

A travel blog entry by mcb5022

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... Melbourne is far easier to get around in a hire car and has good public transport. Our flight today was to Ometepe Island located in Lake Nicaragua and is famous for the twin peaks of Maderas and Concepcion volcanoes at either end of the figure 8 shaped ...

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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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

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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 ...

Jun 16, 2015, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Jun 16, 2015

A travel blog entry by rkushner

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Hard hike to the top of Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Hard hike to the top of Ometepe

A travel blog entry by martin.bachmann

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In Nicaragua!, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

In Nicaragua!

A travel blog entry by zgirls

... $40 taxi ride. The strike has been nonviolent, it just costs more and is more difficult to get around. But we are on the Ometepe islands, safe and happy, and we will spend a few days here. After this, we will either make it on a ferry to Granada, or ...

Nov 21, 2010, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Nov 21, 2010

A travel blog entry by olisandra

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Over the border to Nicaragua, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Over the border to Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by lachance

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... , a small village on the Lago de Nicaragua (Lake Nicaragua).  On the way we got nice glimpses of Isla de Ometepe (Ometepe Island)  and the 2 incredible volcanos that are present.  On the way we even passed a huge wind turbine farm which ...

Sickness, dickheads, goodbyes, power rum & singing, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Sickness, dickheads, goodbyes, power rum & singing

A travel blog entry by blondesontour

... riding today and either climbing to the waterfall tomorrow or try and get one of the boys to take me on a motorbike to see the island.  Still I got up to say goodbye to Ben and Jack as I won't see them again on this trip :( after I literally went ...

Volcanoes and vultures., Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcanoes and vultures.

A travel blog entry by queenietord

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Well now I'm in Nicaragua and the weather is so much hotter. The border crossing was much more bearable but still took 3hrs 45. However this time Yves was able to do everything for us and we sat in the shade. We left the bus and got on a ferry to this ...

Cooling off in Volcanic mineral pools, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Cooling off in Volcanic mineral pools

A travel blog entry by ramazzini

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... go to Ojo de Agua, some volcanic mineral pools.  It was SO nice!  We´ll stay on the island one more night and head to Costa Rica tomorrow. Nicaragua has been a good place to travel on a tight budget, but we´re a little worried about Costa ...

Isla Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Isla Ometepe

A travel blog entry by donpablo

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River deep.. Mountain High, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

River deep.. Mountain High

A travel blog entry by muzbec

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... scientist. But we figured considering there were two volcanoes, joined by an isthmus, in the middle of the massive fresh water Lake Nicaragua, our chances of actually seeing the volcanoes might be a little better. But first we had to get to the port city ...

Navegando en el Cocibolca hscia la isla, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Navegando en el Cocibolca hscia la isla

A travel blog entry by douglasmad815

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... un italiano con diez años de residencia que vive en Moyogalpa y viaja todos los días a SJ. Le pregunté qué lo traía a Nicaragua?  Me fijo « ver tanta gente vivir sin trabajar y quise aprender» ¿ Y ha aprendido?  « aquí hay muy buenos ...

Gringo summer camp, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Gringo summer camp

A travel blog entry by teampeacock

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Granada was nice, but after a few days of city life it was time for some country charm. This time it was to the Island of Ometepe in Lago Nicaragua. Lake Nicaragua is that giant body of water in the south-west corner fo the country, and let me tell you, ...

One island, two volcanoes on Ometepe Island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

One island, two volcanoes on Ometepe Island

A travel blog entry by dreams2reality

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... to get to the port in San Jorge. From there I had an hour ferry ride across the giant Lake Nicaragua to Moyogalpa which is the largest town on Ometepe Island. Then I took one last chicken bus to the beach town of Santa Domingo, which is located on the ...

The beautiful island of Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

The beautiful island of Ometepe

A travel blog entry by brits_abroad

... in the lake and sipping margaritas as the daylight faded. It was glorious. From Granada, we travelled to the island of Ometepe in the middle of Lake Nicaragua. The island is made up of two volcanoes and we were staying near the smaller of the two at ...

Volcanic island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcanic island

A travel blog entry by dianaford

After a bus and a boat ride we arrived the island of Ometepe which has not 1 but 2 volcanos on it in the middle of Lake Nicaragua. Our lovely little beach hotel was situated in the valley between the two. We had 2 nights here and I must say, I did ...

Tired on an island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Tired on an island

A travel blog entry by roryd

... with dwindling time-scales though: you try and pack in as much as you can in order to make the most of it.  We certainly didn't make the most of Ometepe though, but hopefully the rest will stand us in good stead for the rest of Nicaragua and beyond! ...

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