Ometepe is a must-see tourist attraction in Nicaragua. Its name means two mountains due to it being twin volcanic islands in lake Nicaragua. Some say it’s overrated and others, overwhelmed with its beauty, stay much longer than they expected.
I’d love to tell a fantastic story about how I climbed the volcano, swam in the crater lake, struggled against all odds and realized my true potential.
But I did none of these things. I enjoyed the island by sitting on a hammock, enjoying great company. I didn’t kayak or hike or swim. I just relaxed.
All was not uneventful, on the way back from a fish dinner, I walked beneath an infinite sky along a road lined with fireflies. I had never seen fireflies before and I’ll always remember that night.