Hotel Casitas Eclipse
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... old habits die hard)
5) My camera
6) Our room's hot tub
And, no f**king monkeys.
So right now we're giving a suspicious side-eye to our laptops and our in-room refrigerator, as they are the last electronics that haven't jumped ship on us. Give them time, we're here for another 4 days.
It began with our flight from Dallas to Costa Rica yesterday, which seemed to be loading smoothly until right before takeoff, when the air conditioning ...
... storm we've ever experienced. It was like the storm sat above our head for a couple of hours and dropped a years worth of rain in that time. The lightening covered the entire sky in flashes which lasted up to 2 seconds and the thunder felt, and sounded, like it was 10m above the house. The house was actually shaking with the biggest flashes that touched the ground. Really amazing experience even if a little worrying at times...
Slept great after a full day of traveling and was woken up by a strange howling by our window. It was a howler monkey. Once he started, a bunch more started. It was the strangest sound. A while later, we heard all this noise on the roof (we have the top floor) and it was a bunch of little white faced monkeys scurrying around on the roof, the trees outside our room, and our balcony looking for food. These monkeys are super aggressive. We got ...
... slide, so of course, we acted like kids again.
The crew constantly came around serving pineapple, watermelon, cookies and drinks. For lunch they barbecued chicken and steak shish ke babs, and pasta. As we entered port, one member of the crew entertained us by singing Caribbean music, while strummed his banjo. By 12:30 pm we were back at our hotel.
At 2 pm we were picked up ...
... mud tracks to discover our own private beach cove. It took 40 minutes but was well worth it! Nobody else was around and the only surroundings were dense jungles and farms. We made the most of it and swam in the ocean, even as it began to pour down heavy, afternoon rain. It was mainly a rock beach- but it made for great swimming and was extremely stunning, especially while bathing and looking up into the surrounding green jungles and ...