Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio National Park
We came down from the cloud forest along the bumpy road again till we hit the Pan American highway then south to Manuel Antonio National Park where our hotel is right by the entrance and just yards away from they ocean. On the way we saw some scarlet Macaws but they were high in the tree and not easy to see. We crossed the Tarcoles river and below …
Well this weekend (Jan 30th to Feb 1st) we went to Manuel Antonio with CEA. On the bus ride there we stopped at a neat little roadside stand with food and souvenirs. Theses souvenir shops are very common and all sell very similar things so we don't usually spend to much time there, although Jessie did buy one of the most delicious pineapples I have …
... eyed babies hung on for dear life. Was it their human-like facial expressions that captivated us so? Their brows furrowed in perplexity or their eyebrows lifted in surprise? Their opposable thumbs or bipedal posture? Or their sheer acrobatic skills that rendered us envious? I could have sat on that warm beach and photographed them all day long.
But our critter viewing wasn't over yet. On our hike out of the park, Edgar spoke in rapid Spanish via cellphone to ...
... price to pay, but seeing his skill with that razor sharp machete, well, it seemed like a pretty good deal.
Lunchtime sent us to a local bar restaurant in the area. The waiter advised immediately that he spoke no English. I assured him that was OK, and I ordered 2 cold beers with glasses. He asked if plastic or glass. Glass, of course. He returned to the table and dropped off 2 menus and inquired again about something. While I ...
... went back a second time and got there for happy hour. While we were waiting for the sun to go down in the cool shade a troup of squirrel monkeys appeared like magic ~!
Robert thought he spied Raphael and went over to talk to him. Robert told him about meeting him two years ago and he came over to our table to visit with us.
Raphael was tired from his very full day. ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking