Villas San Angel
Travel Blogs from Playas del Coco
... 8221; and “beer.” It is funny how
difficult the word “bird” is for native Spanish speakers…I guess it is about as
funny as how hard it is for me to say anything with the trilled R, like arroz
(rice) or perro (dog).
turned off the road onto a thin trail, the trail lead through a hedgerow, down
a hill, across a small bridge and back up on the other side. Atop a small hill,
backed by jungle, ...
We had a "wet landing" today as we were taken ashore by the zodiac which let us out at the edge of the shore line of Coco Beach which is in a gorgeous horseshoe shaped bay with steep hills and impressive cliffs. The mile long stretch of gray sand is lined by leaning palm trees, oceanfront restaurants and small souvenir stands. Many fishing boats tell the way of life here, with the addition now of tourism. It has a beach party atmosphere on weekends for young ...
... went upside down! Our tour guides were way cool considering they took our phones to take videos and pictures of us during the zip lining. I thought that was cool! After we were done we walked around a little bit to see the other tours/adventures they had to offer. There was a "Tarzan" swing one could do where they basically raise you up to a tree and you fall from it with a string. I just couldn't do it... too scary for me! This completed our ziplining adventure and we were back ...
... the first bridge where a new, very strong, steel bridge has been built. We ended our run with a beer on the banks of the river and then a traditional barbecued lunch in a small village called La Virgin. Such a great day!
The next day we enjoyed some time in the pool and then set out for a body soaking time in the volcanic hot springs. There was a little misunderstanding with the price but we didn't let it taint ...
... On the beach or in the streets I could almost always be seen proudly carrying the success from my most recent harvest. They were plentiful on the island, but finding some that were accessible and getting them down was a task and a half. The majority of these happy hours was spent throwing rocks or on the shoulders of a friend, machete in hand. Without fail, the work was always worth it as I sat sharing the beauty of another ...
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