Hotel Las Tortugas
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... premises, hence perfect for a yoga retreat.
The schedule for the retreat was, for a lack of a better word, action packed and started at 6.45am with meditation followed by a 90min yoga practice, breakfast and a lecture before lunch. Three hours of free time that could be spent in a hammock, on the beach, in the pool or in the nearby town of Tamarindo.
The evening session included another 90min yoga ...
... all year round creating one of the most bio diverse places in the world. To appreciate the amount of nature here, we took a guide with us. He showed us the inner workings of this ancient forest and one particularly scary encounter was when he showed us a fungus. Fungus...I hear you say, what's scary about that! Well this fungus attaches itself to insects and has the power to direct the insect it is on. If it needs water, it makes the insect feel thirsty, light, it make it feel ...
... funny and made it really enjoyable for us so we had a really good morning racing through the trees like Tarzan. At the end of the zip lining we headed to the little village for a tour to see a tribal group that still lived in the rain forest just outside La Fortuna. They were called Myans and looked after their community by selling souviners to tourists. They spoke a different language to Spanish which was even harder to ...
... ahole anyway by playing with marine life to begin with but he has potentially killed that poor little puffer fish or sent it on it's way anyway. I was so upset for the poor thing and my heart literally ached for it! Divers especially are meant to protecting the marine enviroment not ******* about with it to show off to people and then teaching them that they can do the same too! They actually have a bad review on trip advisor because the same instructor, Jackson, was poking ...
... ended up going under the surface a little in an attempt to make it easier but I was still reaching for Laura's hand to drag me the last few feet to the line, Brenda had to be dragged there on a flotation device by Jose, the boat captain, the is a good example of how strong it was. Then we started to go down and there was basically nothing but hundreds of tiny jellyfish, well they're not quite jellyfish and they don't sting but I literally couldn't see my hand in front of my face ...