Travel Blogs from Playa Carrillo
... fish. After enjoying the morning we packed back up and headed to the actual town of Carrillo where we spent more time at the city beach, soaking up the sun.
Eventually we had to take the bus back to Nicoya and later a taxi to Hojancha (taxi meaning we sat in the back of a pickup truck). It was one of the best weekends I've had here yet. I even survived going to the bathroom in the woods- and that's saying something!
... wooden slatted stadium that looked like it could collapse any second. We peered into the ring only to see hundreds of people standing around, we thought it was over or on a break, within minutes however, a door opened up and a charging bull came out and everyone started to run... people started to run towards it, getting it fired up. It was all part of the game, apparently they put a ribbon on the bulls horn or tail and whoever gets it gets a prize. ...
Day 8 - Time to go home.
Monday morning Robin was wracked with chills and body aches and had a full day of travel ahead of her. Come to find out Gabriel, the son's owner, and Robin's buddy, also spent the night throwing up. Flu? Parasite? dunno.
Our driver picked us up at 9 and Robin was able to sleep most of the 2 hr ride to the airport. The next 12 hrs were horrible ...
... few dollars or took a taxi to
town for free shuttle transport from Santa Elena. Veronica, Alex and
Stuart also invited us to spend a day at their ranch where we had a
great time with Stuarts extended family. Stryder (the dog that will
place a stick on the exact spot you request) was a great source of
entertainment for the family and accompanies you while walking around
... taken to the other side of the bay. Because of the way the peninsula juts out, the water here is extremely calm, making the twenty or so minutes we were on the water pleasant and affording good views. Once across, we got into a van and were driven five minutes up the road to where our horseback riding guide awaited us. It was just me and Ben, plus the guide, which in a way was nice. Unfortunately, my horse was a slow-poke. Ben figured out that the best way to ...