Hotel Coco Rico
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... but up the side of the same hill. It was brutally hot that day, and the steep climb was no easy feat for the mountain bikers. We reunited with the girls on the summit overlooking the entire area for a group picture. One of the most stunning visual aspects of the landscape around us were the Cortez Amarillo trees, which were blooming with beautiful bright yellow flowers. Apparently these South American trees only bloom once a year for 2-4 days, so this was a rare treat.
... Estiben met me by my house in Villarreal where he also lives and took me to the beach. By 10am I was standing on a surfboard riding my first cute little wave! Just as I am not fluent in Spanish, I am no real surfer either. What I am is someone who loves being in the water, can follow direction, and is determined to better each day! I found the place where I am most peaceful and able to be 100% present. That is laying on a surf ...
... fish as Cocos Island, but it was still gorgeous!
I can't even how lucky the locals must feel.
At the end of our day, we headed to get a meal in the village. It was a quaint little restaurant, and we had to order our meal in spanish. I struggled a little bit, but the waitress luckily understood what I meant. It was delicious!
Tomorrow is our last day, but as the locals would say, "Pura Vida!"
... at 3pm. You do not want to get lost in the forest in the dark. In fact, the park ranger writes down your information & when you return, you need to let them know you are back.
Tonight we were eating at the restaurant so we could say "goodbye" to everyone. E-mail addresses were exchanged with the promise to keep in touch. We will for sure be returning in the next few months ~ Until next time, Pura Vida!
... dirt road nestled in amongst the forest that runs parallel to a wide white sandy beach. It is a fairly isolated spot; the nearest gas station is miles away and routinely runs out ("maybe you come back this afternoon?"). The local beach break is well known and is the main draw to the peninsula along with the breathtaking beauty of the place. The locals are friendly and were always happy to share their knowledge of the area as well as give tips for places to go ...