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Montezuma! (The incredible journey)
Well, we made it. It took us (in this order):
Taxi, bus (delayed an hour while the road was blocked in front of us by a car on fire), taxi, taxi, bus, ferry, busto get here, but we made it! Mostly due to our lack of research, our low level of Spanish language and our non-checking of ferry …
After having spent a few days in the mountains and endured our fair share of rainy spells we decided it was high time that we headed to the beach in search of a bit of sun. We got ourselves up early and set off for Montezuma, a small town on the Nicoya Peninsula located on the Pacific Coast.
The journey there consisted of a couple of short …
Montezuma – Costa Rica
8th -12th December
Another border crossing, another bus ride, another currency .
The border took 2 hours, the bus ride took nearly 7 and Costa Rica's currency is the Colon.
Montezuma is not an easy place to get to, stuck out on the tip of the beautiful Nicoya …
Arrived in POURING rain in Montezuma only to find the hostel we had picked was full! Hiked up the road elsewhere, not on the seafront and a bit dingy but dry at least. Began our relationship with Flora de Cana (thanks for the tip Amar) and drank and danced lots, good times!
Our trip to Montezuma was pretty eventful. Rather than taking an expensive private shuttle, we opted for public transport, starting with a very decrepit and cramped bus that rattled its way over unpaved roads for 3 hours until we got to the port town of Puntarenas. We arrived with minutes to spare until the next ferry sailing, so rather than wait 2 …