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... at end while getting some monkey pics.
-touristy lunch then home to relax n finally pool. Last stop was home for pasta n cards n chill evening.
... pretty much figure out what was going on. The only thing was we didn't have their fancy telescope thing to see the animals. Oh well, on we trekked until we were near the public restrooms. Here we found our first group of monkeys, white faced capuchins. They were crawling all over, about 6 of them and everyone was excitedly taking photos and unfortunately, trying to feed them. I was able to shoot a bunch of photos and a couple videos, as they were so close. Super cool! Chris and Neil ...
... toward Parrita. The area is characterized by the Damas Estuary and mangrove swamp. Parrita is a nice little farming town half way between Quepos and Jaco (pronounced hack-o). Small markets and Tico shops in Parrita offer everything one could need. Ex-pats living in nearby Playa Bejuco go to Jaco or San Isidro once a month to shop for imported goods but do most shopping in Parrita.
Bejuco beach is slightly ...
... monkeys like the ones at the park. Anyway, back to the kayaking. The kayaking was was fun and scary. A lot more work and stress for Brian. =) Unfortunately, the kayaks did not come back with back support so it was hard to really be able to kayak more than an hour, specially in those big waves.
- Brian grumbling about places not accepting credit cards and having to get cash ...
... buses. Puerto Viejo was a lazy beach town, similar to Bocas, but in Costa Rica.
Next we went south to Manual Antonio. This area has the smallest national park in Costa Rica. It attracts lots of tourists as you can walk around it in half a day and spend time on an amazing beach to boot. We saw racoons, monkeys, snakes, deer, iguana and ...