Hotel Samoa del Sur
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... says!!!) we headed into the rainforest to see and learn about animal behavior, pat the monkeys, take a close look at the Tayra, the Sloths, the macaw, toucan, and javalenas. Most of these animals were in cages because for some reason or other they cannot be released into the wild again after their injuries. Carol is very dedicated to her animals and you can tell they all love her when she passes by their cages. Some of the animals played with ...
... We did have a generous number of floor fans available to us. Real sleep was scarce even with these blowing directly on us. I will have to admit that we, as a group, are shot. So, we decided that this would be a “break” day to do some laundry, explore the area and relax at the beach.
So, where in the heck are we. Zancudo beach (population: about 250) is considered by many to be one of the best beaches in Costa Rica with ...
... about 5 pm, sun goes down at 6. We saw the one and only sign to Zancudo Beach….49 kilometers or 40 miles. Our GPS estimated our arrival time as 7:30…that's two and a half hours! The GPS has a time zone problem or something, right? The first couple of miles were ok, clearly graveled road. Then, the GPS squawked out the infamous words "Entering unimproved roadway". We would hear this phrase repeatedly until Zancudo Beach.
These were the worst roads, by ...
... up and not wanting to we him we left a note saying our goodbyes and thankyous. The hardest part of that last morning was leaving Scrap, the little puppy. I had spent so much time with her and was actually allotted worried now she would do with just Robert. She seemed to know we were leaving too and this was the first day she didn't follow up through camp but stayed up on my bed where she slept most nights. But at the same time I could not wait for proper ...
... where we would then prepare for the big "Puddle Jump" across the Pacific Ocean and into the South Pacific.
Now back on Equinox, we're doing our final preparations and hope to be leaving on our longest journey yet, to our destination of Tahiti.
We look forward to being able to share our journey with you once we arrive back into WIFI access, which we calculate at this stage will be mid to late June.
Here we go then....wish us luck ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking