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Travel Blogs from Puntarenas

Rocky roads

A travel blog entry by mothman

... stuff..
Got dropped off in town and had a drink in the treehouse which is a restauarant built around a big tree. We were on the first floor and had a fair few branches close to us. A treehouse is a bit of a stretch of a name, but interesting nonetheless and drinks not massively pricey.
For dinner we went to Soda Las Salvadita a bit north of town. We were only ones in there and served by a child, but food was good.
We went to bed hoping the roads tomorrow would not be too ...

Puerto Chiapas Mexico and Puntarenas Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by rdavey


... degrees hate to think how hot the hot tubs are. There was lots of cultural dancing to wave the ship farewell. Girls in their big colorful dresses, must have been sweltering poor things. When we got off the ship in the morning there was a fellow dressing in a chicken suit actually he was a parrot we were guessing how long before he passed out from heat exhaustion. Today is Sunday 27th and we have a day at sea and plan to take it easy and enjoy some of the activities ...

Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by ewtodd


... upside down, orange in colour and the flesh is sweet and juicy. The lone nut on top has to be put in the oven to soften the casing and will open to get the nut from inside. We had never seen this before.
Upon our return to the ship we stayed in town to have some lunch and then wander through all the craft markets. It was so hot and uncomfortable that we didn't stay out too long.
This is a place we would like to visit again especially the Atlantic ...

My Humminbird Day

A travel blog entry by eljo_adventures


... since
only the long, narrow bill of the hummingbird is able to access the succulent

Some hummingbirds feed from a single plant all day. Others have fixed feeding
routes that cover large distances. They methodically fly in special patterns
that define their territory.To survive, a hummingbird must consume more than its ...

Litter, Litter Everywhere and Not a Spot to Drink

A travel blog entry by paulej4


... city and then return. We joked last night that, when they failed to get back to the ship because their bus broke down, I would see that their aft junior suite did not go unused.

Speaking of last evening, I have found my favorite place aboard Legend. It is the piano which transfoms the Schooner Bar on most nights. The crowd gets a bit rowdy at the urging of Chuck, the "piano man," and we all probably ...


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