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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
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- Swimming pool
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... and we got back on the beach where we took off from. we had a great day!
We would continuously slather sunblock on every morning after breakfast. I am here to tell you that no matter how much I hated the slimy stuff, it was so worth it to be able to go and play in the salty waves of Costa Rica. And this is where our story begins. Driving in a hot, sticky rental car was horrible, so we spiced it up a bit. The twins and I sat in the trunk getting bumped around ...
... a night out in Sharkys watching the worst karaoke to date and then booked on the following day to a catamaran with an open bar for $85! Great fun despite the rain and we drank our daiquiris worth of open bar - delicious! We then returned to the dorm for a nap which resulted in a full night sleep! An extremely tame first few days to what I was expecting! That being said, Tamarindo was hell of a lot more expensive and americanised than I ...
... of just wandering and soaking up some classic Costa Rican forests and wild life. We stumbled on many wild birds, lizards, heaps of bugs, giant trees (some have been there for ~500 years) and the occasional camera wielding tourists. All in all it was awesome chance to wander through some great Costa Rican forests!
In the afternoon, in the heat and humidity we decided to take on the final and most impressive feature in this small town - the local water fall. Being the dry season we ...
... piggie. (No pork on the menu - just fantastic salads and such - whew)
Today was a long drive back to San Jose. Although the drives between each location are long, it's not a bad drive. Most of the time you are driving through really beautiful countryside. Costa Rica is a true beauty - I cannot wait to visit her again!
Tomorrow - home sweet home and time to kick off another adventure!
Until next time…Pura Vida!
... but was fine for the smaller conditions (it was quite unresponsive). The break is similar to South Straddie (south facing so picks up more of the southerly swell) with a sand bottom where the banks are quite steep giving a critical take-off and pitching wave enabling a small close-out barrel or a quick turn or two. I generally tried the small close out barrel option - sometimes it worked and I got smashed, sometimes I muffed it and got smashed. All in all good ...
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