Drake Bay Wilderness Resort
Travel Blogs from Drake Bay
The flight from San Jose to Drake Bay was wonderful – that is, after Maddie and I took an ativan each! Memories of the Kathmandhu to Lukla flight still linger so a 12 seater single engine flight over the coastal hills of central Costa Rica required good pharmacotherapy. We landed on a small runway in a what would have been a cow pasture …
... was so happy she doesn't have to cook, haha. I'm pretty sure that's one of her favorite things about vacationing.
Now we have showered and will chill until dinner at our favorite local restaurant.. where we went 3 times just today by the way (twice for meals and once for laundry). Drake bay is small, so not many options to begin with and we love the place.
Today wrapped up our time in Drake Bay. Tomorrow we'll be heading to ...
... 8211; leave them and they will grow quite happily. You have 3 days to get them off otherwise you risk infection. Unlike at home they aren’t disease carrying ticks though. I’d Bushmanned myself up (that’s plastic-melting 80% DEET for those not in Australia) so fared quite well. Willem was our ‘tick-magnet’ and was constantly picking them off his legs poor thing.
We eventually strolled out of the forest and onto the Sirena airstrip ...
... So here's the thing about hand shaking: is it just me who thinks that if you offer your hand to someone to shake (in this case a whole group of people), then you should at least do it with some purpose and apply a bit of pressure? There is nothing more off-putting in my books than being offered a wet fish of a hand – eeuw! Ok I’ll say no more. Tracie, the Bug Lady is very very passionate about spiders and insects. We discovered at the ...
... Fund a guy who for $6 per day will keep our car safe in in his back garden! Lunch was described as Tico Tapas, was in fact deep fried everything, scratchings, chips, various animal parts. Boat left Tico time at 1555hrs. Not a big boat but two huge outboards attached to the back of it and it could shift. After reading about the boat ride down the Sierpe River and into the Pacific we had envisaged Crocodile spotting, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet