The Flying Scorpion

Playa San Miguel, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Playa San Miguel

In The Shadow Of A Volcano

A travel blog entry by jameshardy88


... buses of the day we made it all the way to La Fortuna where we stayed in a kool little hostel called Gringo Pete's.

Day 444: Saturday 6th April 2013

So waking up today at Gringo Pete's we collectively made the very quick decision that we wanted to alter our plans based purely on this hostel. We had had a few heavy travel days by this point and the idea of a day ...

Volcanoes, Waterfalls, Hot Springs, Oh My!

A travel blog entry by lauramitchell13


... we has a great hike at the volcano, saw lots of old lava flows and got some magnificent views of the peak. Then we headed into town for some lunch (um, we were ****** and opted for some homesickness alleviated burger king) and then continued on to hike down to the 230 ft. Catarata Rio Fortuna (waterfall of the Fortuna River).

The hike was LOCO. It was so crazy steep and there were numerous landslides from the recent rains ...

It's a rainforest after all!

A travel blog entry by hamiltonfamily


... woman who perhaps makes in a week the amount you just paid for the hour. The disparity is uncomfortable for me, I don't know why. It might have to do with the whole developed vs developing world unfairness, the 1% vs 99%, if you will. Yet I don't seem to have the same issue the few times I have had spa treatments in Canada, with a young Canadian woman massaging my feet. Surely she is in the 99%?

And then there is the relaxation, meditation skill. I feel ...

Monkeys and Herrons and Crocs! Oh my!

A travel blog entry by purdie


This morning we met our tour at 8am and headed by bus to Palo Verde National Park. Our stops along the way were to Guaitil Village where the indigenous people of CR are still making their pottery using the original techniques passed down to them and then to Nicoya where we saw the oldest Cathedral in CR.

In Guaitil, we got to see a local family show us first hand how they hand sculpt the pottery they are so famous for, where the clay comes from, and what minerals ...

Cycling Days 93-97: Managua to Playa del Coco

A travel blog entry by hobos


... touring cyclists on this ferry to a total of seven.

For 4 hours, we all sit outside on the upper deck talking and getting splashed by waves from the super choppy water and strong wind. When the ferry finally arrives at the island of Ometepe, 5 of us disembark and say goodbye to Chris and Karin. Yannick asks the night guard at the ferry dock if we all can spend the night here. He agrees, making our lives much easier! We ...

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