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Nothing to do here, so far out of town, you have to get a 30 min bus, can't just walk it.
Went into town yesterday and found the gold museum was shut, went to find the jade museum and missed it, but I did find the zoo.
Small zoo, needs a lot of money spending on it, saw lots of toucans, macaws, a tapir, a jaguar, 2 ocelots, 6 …
Monkey Mania in Manuel Antonio Oct 19 - 26, 2004 He Said: Highlights: 1. Monkeys, Monkeys and more monkeys 2. The people 3. Hiking and Swimming in Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio 4. The Beaches 5. The Rain (believe it or not) 6. Seeing so many animals in the Parque Nacional 7. Getting caught in a downpour 8. Drinks on the beach at Mar y Sombra 9. …
... of us. Strength in numbers! Got through the Nicaraguan boarder with no issue, onto Costa Rica. It's the weirdest setup - you've to walk 1km to the Costa Rica side, along with all the massive 10-wheeler articulated lorrys that are passing through. Til we eventually get to Costa Rica. Massssssive queues there but finally made it through and onto a bus to San Jose. Whoop. Costa Rica was literally going to be a pit stop on our way to Panama so we ...
... we got a few things to make guacamole. It wasn't quite as good as Kristy's because we didn't bother buying coriander and garlic but we will definitely be making it in Oz. The food on our travels has been really good and we certainly won't be that bothered about going to Mexican/ Latin American restaurants in England they are definitely not up to par. We will try and replicate some of the food we have eaten at home ...
... from lots of American fast food chains we decided to check out the Museum of Jade which was really interesting.
According to my guidebook (which we later learned was full of lies. This being the first :) ) the view from the nearby INS building was worth a look. We headed to the visitors entrance and explained this to the security guard. He looked at us a bit funny but waved us through telling us to take the lift to the ...
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