Albergue Ecologico, El Porvenir, Ometepe, Nicaragua

A Video Of Nicaraguan Pigs Being Called
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A video in which the guide demonstrates the Nicaraguan way of calling pigs.


Albergue Ecologico El Porvenir, Ometepe, Nicaragua   •  On slopes of Volcán Maderas   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 25 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 10:12:00 Saturday 19 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #101200_VID00030
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A Bienvenidos (Welcome) Sign
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At the end of a short pathway in was a Bienvenidos (Welcome) sign. Madeleine Lemire had walked ahead and was already heading off to the left.


Albergue Ecologico El Porvenir, Ometepe, Nicaragua   •  On slopes of Volcán Maderas   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 25 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 09:17:24 Saturday 19 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1807
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Bicycle And Motorcycle Parking
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The grounds also had a restaurant and public restrooms. Here was bicycle parking with a motorcycle parked there too.


Albergue Ecologico El Porvenir, Ometepe, Nicaragua   •  On slopes of Volcán Maderas   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 25 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 09:17:59 Saturday 19 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1809
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Bright Yellow Flower Viewed Close Up
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Alongside the trail we found bright yellow flowers in bloom. Here was one of those flowers viewed close up.


Albergue Ecologico El Porvenir, Ometepe, Nicaragua   •  On slopes of Volcán Maderas   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 25 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 09:23:10 Saturday 19 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1851
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Those Same Flowers A Bit Further Away
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Here was another view of those same flowers but seen from a bit further back.


Albergue Ecologico El Porvenir, Ometepe, Nicaragua   •  On slopes of Volcán Maderas   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 25 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 09:24:29 Saturday 19 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #TC1_0564
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Pink Leaves Seen Up Close
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Pink leaves found on a plant alongside the trail. From a distance, these looked like flowers.


Albergue Ecologico El Porvenir, Ometepe, Nicaragua   •  On slopes of Volcán Maderas   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 25 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 09:24:45 Saturday 19 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1817
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Pink Leaves Look Like Flowers
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Pink leaves on this plant looked like flowers from a distance.


Albergue Ecologico El Porvenir, Ometepe, Nicaragua   •  On slopes of Volcán Maderas   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 25 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 09:25:04 Saturday 19 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1819
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The Grounds With A Garden
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Part of the grounds with a small garden by one of the buildings.


Albergue Ecologico El Porvenir, Ometepe, Nicaragua   •  On slopes of Volcán Maderas   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 25 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 09:28:01 Saturday 19 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1823
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Young Lechee Still Growing
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Young lechee found growing on a large plant at the edge of a field of fruit trees.


Albergue Ecologico El Porvenir, Ometepe, Nicaragua   •  On slopes of Volcán Maderas   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 25 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 09:29:50 Saturday 19 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #TC1_0569
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Young Pineapple
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A young pineapple growing in the center of a pineapple plant. One pineapple per plant, where they grow from a tiny one like this (nor more than five centimeters tall).


Albergue Ecologico El Porvenir, Ometepe, Nicaragua   •  On slopes of Volcán Maderas   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 25 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 09:29:50 Saturday 19 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1824
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A Cross Between An Orange And A Lime
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Fruit growing on a tree was a cross between an orange and a sweet lime.


Albergue Ecologico El Porvenir, Ometepe, Nicaragua   •  On slopes of Volcán Maderas   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 25 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 09:32:27 Saturday 19 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1826
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An Mangrove Cuckoo On A Leaning Branch
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An mangrove cuckoo was perched in a bare tree. Its pose echoed that of the way the tree leaned.


Albergue Ecologico El Porvenir, Ometepe, Nicaragua   •  On slopes of Volcán Maderas   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 25 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 09:40:18 Saturday 19 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #TC1_0576
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A Field Of Planted Trees
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A field of planted trees showed the regularity of a European-style garden.


Albergue Ecologico El Porvenir, Ometepe, Nicaragua   •  On slopes of Volcán Maderas   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 25 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 09:41:55 Saturday 19 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1838
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Close Up Of Leaves
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The sun shining through the leaves found in the garden resulted in this shot.


Albergue Ecologico El Porvenir, Ometepe, Nicaragua   •  On slopes of Volcán Maderas   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 25 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 09:43:50 Saturday 19 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1839
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Green Fruit Appeared In Jail
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Green fruit grew close to the stem of this plant. Aerial roots created the appearance of a jail.


Albergue Ecologico El Porvenir, Ometepe, Nicaragua   •  On slopes of Volcán Maderas   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 25 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 09:47:32 Saturday 19 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1841
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Cattle Grazed In The Distance
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Beyond the line of trees was a huge pasture with cattle grazing.


Albergue Ecologico El Porvenir, Ometepe, Nicaragua   •  On slopes of Volcán Maderas   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 25 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 09:51:07 Saturday 19 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1847
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A Truck Filled With Hay Drove Past
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A truck filled with hay passed us on our way back from the pasture. It was on its way to the cattle. It turned out we were on our way toward pigs.


Albergue Ecologico El Porvenir, Ometepe, Nicaragua   •  On slopes of Volcán Maderas   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 25 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 10:01:50 Saturday 19 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1858
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Two Small Pigs Had Crossed The Road
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Two small pigs had crossed the road expecting to be rewarded with food.


Albergue Ecologico El Porvenir, Ometepe, Nicaragua   •  On slopes of Volcán Maderas   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 25 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 10:09:53 Saturday 19 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B21_1864
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Blooms With Bee
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Upon entry to the park we first happened upon a cluster of blooms at the end of a low branch. There must have been at least dozen bees busily gathering nectar. We were told they were killer bees, but they seemed benign.


Albergue Ecologico El Porvenir, Ometepe, Nicaragua   •  On slopes of Volcán Maderas   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 25 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 09:16:32 Saturday 19 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_1805
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Two Inca Doves Together On A Branch
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On our way out of the park we saw two inca doves perched on a branch. They were busily preening themselves and appeared unaware of our passage.


Albergue Ecologico El Porvenir, Ometepe, Nicaragua   •  On slopes of Volcán Maderas   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 25 January 2012)   •  (Photo taken 10:13:27 Saturday 19 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #TC1_0600
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