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Day 11: Ometepe, Nicaragua

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So I woke up this morning after my first night at the home stay. I was greeted by the sounds of mangoes falling onto our roof, rain, roosters and various other animals – apparently it is a Mayan tradition to knock on wood when you hear geckos around, and then they ‘talk’ to you. I haven’t tried it yet, but maybe I should!

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Day 10: Ometepe, Nicaragua

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Today we arrived in Ometepe, an island in the middle of Lake Nicaragua, which is formed of two volcanoes called Concepcion and Maderas, which is fairly unusual as it is the largest volcanic island in a freshwater lake in the world.

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Day 5: Roatan, Bay Islands

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So today was my very first day in paradise, and I can assure you that I certainly have not been disappointed.

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