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San Juan del Sur to Ometepe - Without Getting Ripped Off in Rivas!

San Juan del Sur to Ometepe - Without Getting Ripped Off in Rivas!

Rivas bus terminal is one of the few that we've encountered where there are a number of groups consistently trying to rip-off backpackers. So, here's our guide to getting from San Juan del Sur to Ometepe by bus and boat without getting scammed in Rivas.

what we spent: month eight

what we spent: month eight

We spent this entire month in Nicaragua - motorbiking the dirt roads of Ometepe, wandering the streets of Granada by foot and spending a wonderful week on the Corn Islands after a gruelling boat journey.  

hostel review: hospedaje central, moyogalpa (isle de ometepe)

hostel review: hospedaje central, moyogalpa (isle de ometepe)

Veteran of the Ometepe hostel scene, Hospedaje Central attracts a variety of travellers. Some of the rooms need an upgrade to justify the price but we have paid more for less elsewhere on our travels.

what we spent: month seven

what we spent: month seven

Yet another under-budget month, and whilst that may have meant making tuna salad picnics on a bathroom floor for a week, we enjoyed every minute of it.