Gallery: The Other Side of Ometepe

Volcanos wearing hats, tiny deer at the restaurant, that’s Omotepe!

The Panama Adventure

Ometepe Island, Nicaragua, is shaped like a figure eight around two volcanos. We are on the west side of the northwest volcano and have seen a bit of this part of the island. I have heard about interesting places in the isthmus and around the southeast volcano so I wanted to see these areas too.

There are buses that go to Altagracia (northeast of the volcano near us) every hour but only a few of them go on to other destinations. We caught the morning bus that goes to Balgue which is on the north side of the other volcano, and we took the bikes along so we could do some exploring when we got there. A nice strong guy just picked them up, went up the ladder at the back of the bus and tossed them on the roof!

1 3/4 hours and 80 cordobas later (about $3.20, 20…

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4 thoughts on “Gallery: The Other Side of Ometepe

    • We asked around and got a map, pretty easy to find cool places since they are advetised everywhere. Not really afraid, I’m old and have been lotsa
      places and folks are nice around the world. Get out there and see for yourself:)

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