Blue Banyan Inn
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBlue Banyan Inn Quepos
Way off the beaten track
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... simple fact that Drake Bay lacks even a basic boat dock keeps many people away!
We expected an epic journey to get to Manuel Antonio today, catching the 7 AM boat to Sierpe, arriving around 9 AM, and waited until our shuttle van picked us up. We had heard different numbers for the duration of the drive, anywhere from two to four hours - we seemed to have lucked out today, as the roads were in good condition and there was little traffic, ...
... with his board snapped in half.
The tide was coming up the beach quick and to avoid getting stranded in the jungle, we decided to make our way back towards the crowded end of the beach. A woman was riding what could be best described as a fairytale horse, it was a huge white stallion with incredibly long, white mane and tail. As we approached, it was crossing a river running through the beach and was perhaps spooked by a ...
... a school bus. They got progressively better with the last one similar to a Red Arrow bus. We lucked out in that two girls from the yoga farm were on our first two buses. One spoke Spanish. We met up with a Cuban gentleman who spoke broken english and pointed us to our 3rd and 4th buses. On our 4th bus we sat in the back with a Belgium couple and two German friends. One of the German guys spoke Portuguese and translated for us until we got to Quepos. ...
... carts and oxen - no tractors in sight!
The trip started with Dago handing me a small yellow fruit that had fallen on the ground. "Good fruit" he says, "tastes like cheese." I'm thinking, I really like cheese and pop it into my mouth. The first bite was pretty good, but then it had a horrid aftertaste. My Nanzi fruit ended up on the ground of the parking lot.
So we are ...
... and was totally obsessed with marine mammals, specifically sharks. Not that any of this is necessary info, it just sets the tone for whats to come. I was that little kid who would read books and encylopedias and then bombard my mothers friends, really just anyone who would listen, with all of the new information that I had learned about marine life. Suffice it to say, dreams get put by the ...