Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz
... stop Playa Conchal - Shell Beach. This beach is the perfect metaphor of how life is in Costa Rica. As you drive into this little town, you see the central park with the various stores around the edges selling beachy souvenirs. Very basic, wooden stores - nothing flash. In front of the park is a road leading down onto a beach that is black sand and covered in shells and lined with make shift houses that have been there ...
... was coming in at 2pm to complete it, except Zack was also doing it. We then sent Jade off to go but the boat left without her. So today has been kind of disorganised! The IE finished today and everyone passed, it's also Nicole's last night so we all went out to coconutz to celebrate with them. It was the most ridiculously funny night. We ended up doing dances like the macarena and it was also karaoke night there. Tom kept putting people down for ridiculous songs that started not ...
... floating until someone rescued me. Or I drowned. Then I had to lift the anchor from where we were, I originally had it round (I can only describe it as this) the little silver thing you use to tie the rope to, to help me pull it up. Martin, correctly, made me move to the anchor side but took it off the silver thing (seriously what is this called?!). I then started hoisting the anchor but after a point I couldn't move it. I assumed it was stuck on the bottom but as, ...
... to do a u pattern search and Julian was meant to be navigating as he needed to practice it. I was meant to be counting kick cycles and telling him when to turn. This I did but he wasn't really paying attention and wasn't really taking it seriously and we were meant to be practicing as if it were real. In fact at one point he started talking to someone on a boat, I think Brenda was really not happy. We went back to shore and went out to do it again, I kept trying to direct ...
... farm with about 30 wind turbines spread along the ridge.
Costa Rica has joined the Green Brigade it seems. We hope they’ve done their
sums on the TOTAL cost of generating electricity from this source INCLUDING THE
APPARENTLY HIGH MAINTENANCE COSTS OF THE TURBINES. From here it was a nice drive to the coast
crossing the big Friendship Bridge to actually get onto the Nicoya Peninsula.
Friendship bridge over the estuary that separates Nicoya from the ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Tatanka Santa Cruz
Other places to stay in Santa Cruz
Playa Potrero, Santa Cruz | 4 star hotelfrom $61
Playa Avellanas, Santa Cruz | Hotelfrom $107
Playa Potrero, Santa Cruz | Hotelfrom $85
Playa Negra, Santa Cruz | 4 star hotelfrom $47
Playa Junquillal, Santa Cruz | Hotelfrom $56