Travel Blogs from Ometepe Island, Nicaragua

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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 ...

My first Christmas away, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

My first Christmas away

A travel blog entry by rmalpass

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... pool and it was so nice to speak to family! We then headed back to the hostel for a turkey dinner and more drinks. Ometepe island definitely had a unique feel to it. Everyone on the island treated each other like family. You can also buy property ...

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 ...

Ometepe Island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe Island

A travel blog entry by jmrowantravel

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On our way to Ometepe Island the shuttle bus overheated with water and steam all over the place. Had to wait 2 hours on the side of the road until a replacement bus could be arrangedt pick us up.there was alittle cafe/restaurant close by where we could ...

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 ...

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. ...

Volcanic island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcanic island

A travel blog entry by frawldog

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... to sell me drugs, women or whatever else they have. I'm ready to go home, but first have a six day trip here in Nicaragua. Years ago, I would have thought that since Nicaragua is in the center of Central America, so there is clearly nothing here and it ...

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 ...

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