Hotel Arena Blanca
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- Swimming pool
- Pets allowed
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A 5 hour trip via 2 bus rides and I'm in the Flamingo Beach area with my first host family. I've made my first bestie... A dog named Sicka that follows me everywhere.... My room, the kitchen, dinner table, outdoor hammock and now the porch. The weather is very much like Houston except take some of the humidity off during the day, much more humid but cooler at night...anywhere from low 70s to low 90s daily and this is ...
... to go in one of the countless beautiful spas fed by waters heated by the volcano, but we decided to give it up after we saw the astronomical prices: with the money that we would have spent for a couple of hours at the spa, we will probably be able to live for three days in Nicaragua.
We found a hostel that didnīt cost a lot, by costarican standards, and it would have been a decent place to spend these two nights if it wasnīt for the unwanted souvenir that it gave us ...
... balcony and two showers, one in our tropical private garden and the other one inside. I couldn't wait to sleep in fresh cotton sheets and a huge comfy bed. The manager had invited us for a welcome drink in their sushi bar lounge, so we decided to freshen up and head out to enjoy the stunning grounds of the resort. We arrived at the gorgeous sushi bar and the waiter brought us a drink and some sushi without even asking which was lovely. Stuie ...
... I've watched in on Animal planet several times and knowing CR is one of the only places on the planet they nest, I was hoping to see it up close and personal. Sadly, due to global warming and construction near their beaches, the numbers of turtles nesting has dropped from thousands each night to a mere two or three. The guide said they hadn't seen any in about a week so they were not going out. This was a very sad moment. Certainly the future of these prehistoric creatures ...
Day 7 - Saturday at the beach
After yesterday's Biking Bad experience, our intent today was pure relaxation. Nothing more difficult than lounging at the beach. Finally Robin gets the day she imagined. We slept in, well one of us did. I took my morning walk and Robin joined me for our standard fruit and cereal breakfast. About 10 we set off for the beach. After much discussion, I convinced Robin we should give the bikes (a ...