Punta Cocles Hotel
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... is just north of Costa Rica’s border with Panama and is surrounded by beautiful black and white sand beaches and a massive nature reserve. The town is populated mainly by descendants of Jamaicans who came to Costa Rica, after the abolition of slavery, to work building the freight railway lines. The locals hear are all bilingual English and Spanish but speak Patois/Creole (similar to that of Jamaica) amongst themselves.
... and the same keyboard player from the night before. It was a fun night out with good food and music.
On our last day we hired bikes again and headed 12km out of town to another beach. It was a decent bike ride that was relatively flat. At first we thought that we had no brakes on the bikes but later realised that they were the old school back pedal breaks. We hung out at the beach reading and relaxing before biking back to town. Again we headed out ...
... to wait in line for the bus so we could get enough seats while the others got our food packaged up. This plan was going quite well once a few more of our group joined us, only to have the last three of us (Erich, Felix, and Andy) be put on a different bus due to some people complaining we were saving seats. So far this trip has been really fun, although very challenging! We'll see how we make out in the next few ...
... all the animals.
The guide we had was from Spain (Gisello) and she was very friendly and informative. We went from one area to another and she took her time to explain many animals to our tour group.
She pointed out many snakes for one thing. She explained that most snakes do not go out of their way to hurt people. They mainly hide during the day and at night come out to hunt. When they hear people coming, they try to hide. They only ...
... walk in tile shower Kitchen & Dining
- Dishes & Utensils: I love to cook so there is most everything you will need to enjoy a gourmet meal
- Kitchen: many small appliances and lots of cooking ware for those who love to cook