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 ...
... a type of landscape I had never been in before I didn't really know what to expect other than what David Attenborough had told me on TV. Climbing through the trees and vines we got to an opening and I can honestly say I have never seen anything like it. Just the sounds of water falling and frogs ribetting along with the height of the various surrounding trees. Passing through streams and rivers, you had to really pay attention to where you ...
... of it to take on our journey! Finally we got to this little farm and had to climb through a barbed wire fence (don't worry mom I made it safe) and down a hill to the river. When we finally reached the river we climbed on rocks and eventually made it to the top of a small waterfall. So we sat there, eating our sugar cane and oranges that Francisco brought. It was great. We also saw cotton growing, ...
... This was a very good experience as walking back up from these falls, I was so out of breath! I was ready to drop at the top. Please attempt if you are in good shape...I was not! There is little night life, several restaurants and bars and mainly people hang out in the park. We wanted to go back to the hot springs but I think we were just exhausted from the days....we passed it up.
Our next drive was to ...
... They could easily get hit by cars. On the way back there was a rather large tree down in the middle of the road. Everybody put their heads together and with the help of a neighbor's chain saw and a few tow belts the road was cleared in no time!! We also visited the Laurelles Thermals Hot Springs which was extremely relaxing and rejuvenating. It was so cute on the way there we picked up a young male hitchhiker named Kevin. He was close to Julie's age and he ...