Hotel Posada Playa Tortuga

Address: Playa Tortuga, Osa, Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Playa Tortuga

2008. A Not so Italian Italian Town

A travel blog entry by nathanphil on Aug 29, 2015

5 photos

... tribe) and they're trying to teach their languages to their son.

"My sister is a singer in Canada." He tells me "I'd like to visit there, except I'm afraid of flying".

So far haven't met a single person that wants to emigrate to the United States.

Finally our bus heads, out as the sky erupts into a classic tropical downpour. Knowing how important this is for farmers makes me appreciate it so much more. And riding along the road past dozens of little ...

2007. An Amazing Visit to the Indigenous Territory

A travel blog entry by nathanphil on Aug 29, 2015

90 photos

... the ridge once more, Where you can see jungle all around, interrupted by the steep traditional houses, and patches of land cleared for agriculture. I see a sign that says "waterfall", which of course I have to check out. Seeing at least one cool waterfall is a must for this trip. I follow a dirt road through the forest which follows a stream with just an occasional house tucked under the trees along the way. I reach a footpath. There's no sign, but but I can hear the sound ...

2006. A Walk in the Countryside

A travel blog entry by nathanphil on Aug 28, 2015

8 photos

... to stop using their language... is it a tragic loss? Or simply the natural course of cultural evolution? "All cultures change over time" Rafael muses. Another lady approaches us. Her daughter is Rafael's student, and she's concerned about how her daughter is doing in class. The same sort of conversation I might overhear in America, Japan or anywhere else. A parent concerned about her child's education. Finally, it's time to board the bus. I'm ...

More Food, what do you expect from us?

A travel blog entry by nabeards on Feb 10, 2015

4 photos

... since we've been here.

Our final treat, something else we had heard about here, was Biriba. This thing is weird looking! It grows on a tree and hangs down. There is a spiky exterior that looks sharp but is actually kind of rubbery. He points up and shows us around 20 of them hanging from the tree. This one here, is ready. Neil goes over to get our orange picker to get it down while Leo is creating the natural version of it with 2 sticks tied ...

El Correo - The Post Office

A travel blog entry by nabeards on Feb 05, 2015

1 comment, 6 photos

... After 35 minutes, they had moved up three numbers in the queue! Well, we needed to catch our bus back home, so we decided to try again on Thursday.

Hey, that's today!

So we headed into town to hit the ginourmous market that's open on Thursday, with tons of fresh veggies, fruit and meat as well as natural soaps and a few crafts. Once we had purchased our non-cold items from the market, we headed to the Correo to try our luck. We walked in, and it was ...