Hotel Las Tortugas
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We watched a giant leatherback turtle dig a hole in the sand and lay her eggs! We started waiting at 6 pm when it got dark until a park worker radioed us at 2 am "tortuga! tortuga!" which is when the excitement began.
Our family and about 10 other people walked down the beach to experience this incredible sight. We were so …
Weds Up early and got bus from San Juan to the carretera (“motorważ) to wait for another bus for Penas Blancas at the border. Was jam packed in the bus including 2 icecream carts, obviously. Fortunately the journey was only about 30 mins long and we got off and walked across to the border. I was expecting this one to be the easiest and most …
"Via con Dios", is what I told David and his guide as they were about to zip line across a 500-foot ririver gorge. Lori and I went first. We both weren't as sacred as we thought we would be, and I even made sure to peek at the waterfall far below. He came down to platform two with a smile on his face. The rest of the nine platorms we didn't see him …
Around 4:45 this morning, I was awakened by a thumping and banging even WORSE than the previous never-ending thumping and banging, and got a little scared. I ran through what to do if it was a robber of some sort in the office underneath us, or if it was a mob with torches, you know, the usual, before realizing it was pretty regular and thus …
... 3-5 foot wave coming in one after the other is like getting pounded in the boxing ring round after round. It's no surprise that surfer's are usually totally ripped, as you spend most of your time paddling and using your upper body as well as your abs to maintain your balance on the board. Let's just say about an hour of surfing wears you totally out physically and mentally.
During our hour together, I finally manage to get ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking