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Final thoughts on Nicaragua (2015)

Nicaragua was one of those countries we just couldn’t seem to leave.  We had planned on two and a half weeks; we stayed a full month.  And we have plenty of thoughts…

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Hiking in Ometepe (or remind us never to hike a volcano again…)

So, one of the big things to do here on Ometepe is hiking.  Most people hike one of the two volcanoes.  We considered that for all of about five seconds.  Our hotel told us the hike up Maderas volcano takes … Continue reading

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The critters of Ometepe

Ometepe Island is an island in Lake Nicaragua formed by two volcanoes.  The island is shaped like an hourglass (with the volcanoes being the big ends of the hourglass and an isthmus in between the two volcanoes) and we are … Continue reading

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