No, you’re not mistaken. Yes, I’ve already written about Nicaragua, but those posts were heavily focused on eating. Let’s put the food aside and take a look at life on Isla de Ometepe.
If I had to describe the island in one word, I might say enchanting. The light on Ometepe was so striking and beautiful. It enhanced not only the jungle, but the animals and people, too. This post is basically a photo dump of some of my favorite photos from my month-long stay on Ometepe (though really, they’re all my favorite :)). Enjoy!
Last but not least, this kitten was one of the farm pets and had just been born the week before I arrived. I loved watching her discover new things each day, and fight the dogs for food 🙂
I love reminiscing about Nicaragua so much that I’m thinking of doing even more posts on it- maybe one specifically about the people, maybe one about the waterfalls. What do you guys think? Interested? (and don’t worry, I still have some California and Europe-themed posts coming up, too!)
While you think that over, here are some weekend links:
- A list about being happier that’s all about letting go
- How cool is this Jazz Age Lawn Party? So glad there’s another one in August!
- Is my sense of humor too weird? (via The Everywhereist)
- I turned 30 last June, but I can identify with a lot of this post
- Fascinating peek into history: Langston Hughes’ collection of rent party advertisements from the 40’s and 50’s in Harlem, NY
- El Zopilote: the permaculture farm/hostel I stayed at in Nicaragua
“Traveling is like flirting with life. It’s like saying, ‘I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station.’” —Lisa St. Aubin de Teran
Wow…Nicaragua is gorgeous! I’m sure the pics don’t even do it justice! Awww…the kitty is so adorable!
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You’re right, it’s gorgeous and the pictures only hint at that. I feel like with most of them, it’s mostly my memories/positive feeling associated with each image that make them so beautiful to me 🙂
Your photos are gorgeous!!
Thanks, Liz! I tried to capture the essence of Ometepe as best I could!
Oh my goodness, these pictures are so lovely! And that kitties eyes! They are stunning! I love the pictures you have of the people there too. They seem to tell such a beautiful story with no words! That quote at the end of your post is so true. I love it!
I love his eyes, too! Thank you for your awesome comments, I love them 🙂 I feel like the pictures tell a story, too…more on the way!
Amazing photos–that first one doesn’t even look real! And aww, what an adorable little kitten. I totally nerd out over seeing cats when I’m traveling because I’m weird like that. 🙂
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Thanks, Kiersten- the first pic is one of my favorites that clearly states “you have entered a magical fairyland” 🙂
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Your pictures are AMAZING! You really captured all of the unique details.
I tried, Erica, thanks so much!
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