El Sueno Tropical
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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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 ...
... Luke saves me, back in the boat, off to the rapids, C2, C3 rapids, amazing scenery, waterfalls, many birds, jungle, giant Canopies, C4 rapid, exciting time, time to swim, off the boat, floating down the river, shoes and all, back in the boat, more C3 rapids, stop for Lunch, middle of the jungle, production line of guides, all cutting up lunch, turkey sandwiches, loaded with filling, Yummo, best lunch of the trip, back in the boats, C4 rapid, more ...
... long on the road we pulled up as he saw a sloth in a tree, it was raining quite bad so it looked to us like a wet nest. I got chance to approach him and got some photos. It was great, fresh out the airport and we'd seen the thing I was most excited about seeing! The other thing he pointed out while we were driving was the mango tree's, sugar cane and the coffee plants, there was so much and I guess those 3 are the country's biggest exports. As we drove through the winding roads ...
... 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 ...