Travel Blogs from Ometepe Island, Nicaragua

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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! ...

A Day of Rest and Exhaustion, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

A Day of Rest and Exhaustion

A travel blog entry by megdoestdf2010

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Our full day at Totoco EcoLodge was a mixture of experiences. Marnie, recovering from her stomach "event" took it easy and rested at the lodge.  All day… in a hammock…with a book.  And a dip in the swimming pool.  And a ...

A beautiful oasis on Australia Day, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

A beautiful oasis on Australia Day

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

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... . Cameo appearance by Tiny. Dinner of lobster in garlic butter was nice. Paid the bill for the last two days. Evening '17' patio highlights included my Elvis version during Suspicious Minds and flag folding by Elaine. It was a good last day in ...

Ometepe trip, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe trip

A travel blog entry by cutie88

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had lots fun! will write more, later..... But just from a local's point of view......GET A BICYCLE WHEN VISITING OMETEPE, RENT A CAR OR ANYTHING YOU CAN, BECAUSE THERE IS LITTLE TRANSPORTATION THERE, WE HAD TO ASK STRANGERS FOR A RIDE ON THE BACK OF THEIR ...

Monkeys and Volcanoes in the middle of the Lake, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Monkeys and Volcanoes in the middle of the Lake

A travel blog entry by padilla8

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Ometepe Island in the middle of lake Nicaragua....this place has an almost magical, fairytale-ish sort of feel to it. It is hard to be sure why exactly but then there is this this to consider.... This island rises up out of a gigantic lake  formed ...

fourteen, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

fourteen

A travel blog entry by danica-altin

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... like Happy Canada Day than Merry Christmas though. After Christmas we moved over to Ometepe, which is an island of twin volcanoes rising out of lake Nicaragua. It seems to be an extremely relaxed place where it takes a while to get anywhere and ...

Volcano climb, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Volcano climb

A travel blog entry by pierre-zuzana

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... the lake. That night it didn’t take me long to fall into a deep sleep. It was at 8pm! L’ile Ometepe est sur le lac Nicaragua, le plus grand d’Amérique central. Deux cônes de formes parfaites émergent de cette ile volcanique à 1610m ...

Hell Hole Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Hell Hole Ometepe

A travel blog entry by jessandross

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... a bit worn out from being sick and everyone is just pooped from all the travel. So we decided to hire scooters and ride around the island!! We had 5 bikes - 3 with 2 people and the others single. We made it to a natural spring for a nice cool swim in the ...

Nicaragua - Andy, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Nicaragua - Andy

A travel blog entry by mattandandy

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... dinner in the morning then head to the market to find some fresh things to cook with it. Our next destination was the island of Ometepe. It was formed by the lava of two volcanoes, Conception (still active), and Maderas, forming a bridge between them. To ...

Granada to Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Granada to Ometepe

A travel blog entry by dimparcio

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... we pick up Arnold and Deinor and wait for the 11 am ferry to the island of Ometepe in the middle of Lago di Nicaragua. Ometepe island is dominated by 2 large volcanoes, All 1610 m of the active Volcan Concepcion with its near perfect cone shape makes its ...

Feb 18, 2012, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Feb 18, 2012

A travel blog entry by eliasettlin

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The island of volcanoes, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

The island of volcanoes

A travel blog entry by samandkate

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Caught a ferry to this island made of 2 volcanoes in the middle of a MASSIVE lake.  Volcan Maderas is dormant and Volcan Conception is active!  Our hotel served amazing seafood - garlic shrimps - yummy! Our transport was an old school bus. We ...

Meeting friends on Vulcano island, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Meeting friends on Vulcano island

A travel blog entry by stovelandalfsen

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Heading out again after a nice break in Granada, we drove off to a ferry that took us to Ometepe Island - a large island with two vulcanoes located in the middle of Lake Nicaragua. Heleen and Cristoph (friends from Belgium we met in Granada) joined us for ...

Music by lightning, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Music by lightning

A travel blog entry by joandmike

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... and really got a chance to chat, meet new people and chill out in very relaxing surroundings. Ometepe is an incredibly beautiful island, in lake Nicaragua. It is made up of 2 volcanoes - Conception and Maderas and we planned on climbing ...

Jurassic Park, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Jurassic Park

A travel blog entry by miller.mba2011

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We decided to take the local transport options (known as chicken buses) from Tamarindo, Costa Rica to Ometepe Island, Nicaragua. This involved three buses, two taxi rides, a ferry trip and a 1km walk across the border. We got off to a good early start; ...

Between Two Volcanoes, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Between Two Volcanoes

A travel blog entry by siruni

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En el grande Lago Nicaragua Hay una Isla llamada Ometepe.....Alli emergen dos grandes Volcanes...el paisaje es imponente. Dejamos el carro en el puertto y tomamos un bote que nos llevaria a la isla, luego alli, tomamos un bus con capaciad para 35 ...

Ometepe, mettez moi deux volcans, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Ometepe, mettez moi deux volcans

A travel blog entry by berbencitron

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Quatre heures de bateau pour arriver sur l'île d'Ometepe, traversée très sympa, de bon augure pour la suite. Première étape Altagracias pour y passer la nuit avant d'aller un peu plus au Sud à Charco Verde. On se réveille avec le soleil (5h30) ...

Dec 16, 2010, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua travel blog

Dec 16, 2010

A travel blog entry by tessamattie

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