Travel Blogs from Tamarindo
I woke up feeling
oddly at home; I realized it was because the two cats had curled up by my feet
and where happily purring away while the little terrier slept on the floor by
the head of my bed. I sure do miss my pets (Zach too!) While I was making
coffee Ernesto came over with a dish of eggs he had gathered that morning and
some cheese he had made a few days before. It was really nice to make myself
breakfast; I also really loved this ...
... his wife on our way out; she was mountain biking back from town.
arrived at Simpre Verde Ernesto showed me to my room, it was a small room in
the central cabin. He said there had been a group from San Jose out over the
weekend and that all the other cabins where dirty. I didn’t mind, the main
cabin was where the kitchen was and there was a living room…really I was just
going to have my own house for a few ...
... We spent 1.5 hours travelling up a river which runs from the beach up the middle of a national park. Our guide had eagle eyes at spotting birds and and even spotted an iguana in a tree 30 meters away. After this we were taken to an island inhabited by a family of 63 howler monkeys (and only one male!) we were able to get some great photos of the monkeys who were eating in the tree right above us! We then decided to book ...
... night and I an the only one so far.
Next, they took me to my "dorm." showed me around and then I did my routine... what I always do. Organized my stuff and go for a walk.
Now this is INTERESTING PART and why I felt so fantastic today. The "complex" (I don't know exactly how to describe this place), but it has several buildings with different accommodations. I don't think this is "private" but rather some project of a ...
... shop .. along the way. I chose an extraordinary apricot strudel (in honor of my new friends). At the dive shop we run through the usual fittings, credential and experience check and we’re soon boarding the beautiful dive boat, a 20 something footer, with the head on the second deck and a huge amount of space on deck for divers. We motor out in the early morning sun into the Pacific and toward the rocky outcrops of the Isla Catalina’s in the distance. We get a ...
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility