Cabinas El Icaco Tortuguero
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The flight to Costa Rica wasn't bad at all. We had a hard time falling asleep because it wasn't comfy. Once we landed we were escorted to customs. We got through no problem. So, we made it and have no clue what were doing. We exchange our money and have the slightest clue how to use it. Haha After exchanging money we proceeded to leave the airport. We were bombarded by taxi drivers but we denied because we insisted on finding a bus to take us to the ...
... when the sun was going down and the waves cleaned up! Hooked! We went out for 2 for 1 cocktails the first night with a big group from our hostel at this cool bar right on the beach with tables and chairs just in the sand around the coconut trees. A couple of guys who had put on a show at the bar an hour or two before we got there came over and started playing some local songs. Things got pretty funny with all of us picking up an instrument and mucking around. Things were ...
... in the rocking chair on our porch and found a monkey in the trees eating its dinner! He was so cute and hung around for about ten minutes, unaffected by everyone taking his picture. An unexpected excitement! Now it's almost dinner and I decided to blog before the meal, as wi-fi is only free in the lobby and the seats get taken quickly after dinner. Tomorrow we leave Tortuguero, and I'm excited to see the next destination but this one has been a pleasure. Till tomorrow, Puranas Vidal! ~ ...
... and we saw lots of animals: heron, kingfisher, ducks, spider and howler monkeys, lizards, macaws, a river turtle, butterflies and some caimans. The caimans totally creeped me out as you could only see a part of their heads and their eyes just followed you!
The tour finished early so we had time to grab some breakfast before going to catch the boat to Moin. The boat took almost 4 hrs and was quite expensive ($30) but we were both keen to avoid another trip through San ...
... how quickly he switches back and forth between Spanish and English. Basically, everything he told us was a few sentences in Spanish, followed by the same sentences in English.
As an aside, later in our visiting with Geraldo, when we told him we were from Pennsylvania, he mentioned that he had been to the US once before for a soccer tournament, and they had visited an amusement park in Pennsylvania on this trip. It turns out he had gone to Dorney Park, which is ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility