Daystar Bahia Encantada
Travel Blogs from Jaco
... of the student's iPods. We had a lot of
laughs with Jason's antics and the students' singing. We stopped at Crocodile
road and saw enormous crocs lying in the river and sunning themselves. It's
While on the beach, we saw a bunch of red macaws flying
around and squawking in trees, and then saw a pair of them fighting mid-air.
They are beautiful birds and so amazing to see their natural lives. We sat in
... a guy walking back from the market with some groceries, presumably back to his house rental. As usual, Jorge is setting up shop with his beach chairs and umbrellas. This is a pretty darn awesome place.
'Pura Vida' (roughly translated as "the good/pure life") is the equivalent of "Roll Tide" down here for Ticos. You'll hear folks say it to greet one another, say good-bye, say 'that's ok', say "what's up?", use it as ...
... here, Jaco is giving us some lasting memories:
1- Es muy dificil aprender espanol. Our Monday to Friday routine starts somewhat comically with our hand-holding walk to school (sometimes DH lets me carry her books). And if you've ever wondered what happened to those tiny desk-chair combos that were used by Elementary Schools years ago, apparently some were shipped to Costa Rica for a second life. After erasing the board, and turning on the fan, I squeeze ...
... market with various quantities of beans in bags to sell onto local suppliers for hotels, shops or restaurants in and around the region. For a yield of 40kg of average grade coffee beans (bearing in mind Nica coffee is up there with the worlds finest) his mid level, three-time fermented beans reach a price of 35 dollars. No one checks the quality, no one asks for a certificate about how he's grown it and where. He just sells, smiles, pockets the cash and heads home for a ...
... Playing with my camera and not checking my battery before we left turned into a dead battery before we finished swimming.
After lunch we had some free time before the banana boat ride which is a yellow tube with handles that seats 6 and the tender pulls you around and tries to dump you off. Debbie was not up for that and I got dumped off. Walks along the waters edge to the aviary for some exotic birds that were out in the open and ...
How has this condo rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking