Location: The town of Altagracia on Isla de Ometempe, Nicaragua. Price: 1.00 USD (20 Cordoba) After you become bored out of your mind in Altagracia, go and take the tour of the main church across from the Parque Central. There are some Mayan statues and other artifacts in the older building. … [Read more...] about Church on Isla de Ometepe in Altagracia, Nicaragua.
Fascinating and frightening look at the way the Somoza regime treated his political enemies in Nicaragua. Take a cab to the bottom of the hill and slowly walk up to the entrance of this nightmare. … [Read more...] about Coyotepe, Nicaragua Political Prison Fort
If you are staying in Altagracia, Nicaragua then this is a good option for swimming in the lake. The bus ride is 10 Cordoba to Santo Domingo from Altagracia and takes about 30 to 40 minutes depending on what the bus is hauling. The roads are pretty bad heading to Santo Domingo and that slows the trip down. They are putting in a new road and lots of construction. The beach is … [Read more...] about Playa Santo Domingo (Isla De Ometepe)
If you are wanting to kickback in Nicaragua, then travel to the small town of Altagracia on the Island of Ometepe. This is a good town to have as a base camp to explore the Island. You can travel to a nice beach in Santo Domingo by a 35 minutes bus ride or explore the 2 volcanoes on the island from here. … [Read more...] about Altagracia, Nicaragua (Isla De Ometepe)
Location: About 35 minutes by bus from Altagracia. On the Isla De Ometepe, Nicaragua. The inactive Volcano Maderas might look small, but packs a pretty good punch. I arrived late (11:00am) in the morning to begin my climb and was physically exhausted by the time I arrived on the summit. … [Read more...] about Volcano Maderas (Isla De Ometepe) Nicaragua