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Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio National Park
... the dramatic scenery, it really is beautiful. Over the years, it is obvious that the tourist industry has really taken over and driven the prices up sky high. I couldn’t believe it, especially after travelling down from other cheap countries in Central America. The average amount that you would spend on dinner, in one of the tourist towns, is around $20. And that is getting a good deal. Oueff. Steep.
My first stop ...
... We didn't want to fuss about dinner so we picked up some Quiznos and headed to the hotel. We had a romantic first dinner of subs on the hotel bed while watching college basketball. You would have never known we were in Costa Rica! After dinner Kev suggested that we should head out to the ocean to take a look. We grabbed our beer and headed to the water. We walked out to the water and dipped our toes in. We then started heading in but decided we were going to sit out on the ...
... demi heure à observer un paresseux très actif manger son déjeuné, un moment magique, mais la plupart des groupes ne s’arrêtèrent pas plus de 3 min… Le paresseux est un animal incroyable, tellement lent, et poilu, et presque aussi grand qu’un enfant ! Nous nous attendions a voire un animal plus petit. Nous allons maintenant continuer Nord, vers un autre parc avant de probablement quitter ce pays un peu cher, et ses habitants pas aussi ...
... 8230;white bimbo!!!!
Cigarettes here are CHEAP. Jym bought some and only paid $2 a pack! It’s crazy. I guess we tax the heck out of them in the US. I even took a pic of the receipt because it was shocking!!
We found a radio station 99.5 that plays all American music from the 70s, 80s and 90s. And GOOD music. I am not just saying that because most of the songs are on my ipod!! We managed to keep the station too all the way from Arenal ...
... park is closed on a Monday we spent our second day investigating the rest of Manual Antonio. We found a superb reptile rescue centre which had turtles, lizards and a number of huge crocodiles and smaller local caimans all of which had been rescued in the local area. Once rehabilitated they are then introduced back into the wild. Two of the male ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed