El Sueno Tropical
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... recover from a very hectic Costa Rican getaway, one that was full of the typical activities that tourists do here.
The routine ended up being pretty much identical for the two full days we had in Carrillo - have a late breakfast, have a beer on the beach, catch up on some reading, take a dip when we got too hot, go for a nice seafood-based lunch somewhere, and then hide from the hottest part of the day back at the ...
... the rain took a break, the clouds parted and the volcano made an appearance! We all ran to the front of the tractor so we could snap a few photos and then attentively watched to see if we could get another glimpse. When we arrived back to the reception it seemed our volcano show was over but we still had an hour before we left.
During our time in the room, the volcano was finally visible again and we were able to snap a few nice shots before we ...
... flip her way down the beach, around 30m I imagine. This was a surreal experience! I never thought I would actually see one this close. Pics are on my camera so I'll upload them soon. Came back for breakfast at 8:00 and now chill time. Went for a swim, well more of a jump to avoid the waves kinda swim and then sunbathed for a bit which was nice and it's cloudy all day here so to have a bit of sun was nice. The kids then came and it was ...
... and here is where I advertise my contempt for American Airlines. On both legs of our flight home, Robin asked for a blanket. She was clearly ill and shaking from the chills. Their snatchy response, we don't have blankets in main cabin. On the flight from Miami to Chicago, the attendant did ask the first class steward if she could have a blanket for Robin only to be told no. When ...
Day 7 - Sunday. Our last day of fun.
Yesterday was pure heaven. So much so that we decided to return to Playa Carrillo for another day at the beach. The only addition...a boogie board! I sat all day yesterday and watched the waves, wishing I had a board. Come to find out Kate, the 8 yr old daughter of the owners, had a boogie board and she was more than happy to loan it to me. Woo hoo!
But first, a quick trip to town for a heartier breakfast and some souvenir ...