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The only thing that I wanted to do today was experience it to the fullest. I rode a mountain bike over to the next town of Villa Real (Vs are pronounced like Bs in spanish) for a needed corte de pelo (haircut) for tres mil (three thousand) colones ($6)! Biking through the hilly train of Costa Rica in this current weather is no joke. It has been 90s sunny and humid for the past month now (mucho calor)! Today was an ...
... to hot for that!! Dougie did it though but he was sweating and exhausted by the top! I enjoyed lying on the rope bridge watching him though ;-) Then we moved on to horse riding! I was a bit more panicked on these horses as they weren't as well trained as our place in monteverde and seemed slightly more distressed! It was still enjoyable though! The horses took us to the very base where there was a river! The water was soo clear and ...
... night had been born on this very beach. She and her brothers and sisters will likely be headed to the Galapagos Islands.
The mother never sees her babies. Ever. She has no idea if they survive or not. She will come back to this beach about 3 times before she is finished laying all of her eggs.
We feel so privileged to have witnessed this act of Mother Nature. It was a marvelous way to end our time in lovely Costa Rica.
... 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 ...
... the mooring line and couldn't find them so I surfaced again. I still couldn't work out where they were so I decided to try the anchor line instead. On the way down I saw Jade coming up but she hadn't seen him either. Thankfully after looking for a bit near the anchor I found them, phew! They were doing navigation swims so I said I would be the point they could navigate back to. So I didn't move I held on to a rock but had somehow managed to find the coldest patch on the entire ...
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Playa Negra, Santa Cruz | 4 star hotelfrom $67
Playa Junquillal, Santa Cruz | Hotelfrom $52