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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 …
... with an ATM machine, I found a bar that was having a happy hour. We secured our Sunday passage to Jaco via water taxi, and bus to Quepos for an early Sunday morning departure. By 3:30, we were back at the dirt parking lot, and boarded our bus. In my ‘rough’ Spanish, I asked the driver about the first bus on Sunday morning. Siete y Veinte. OK, 7:20 it is. Then we held on for our roller-coaster trip back to Los Caracoles. This house while being rustic has a charm that ...
... tour shops abound.
We spent our first day there having an explore of the town
and then taking a walk to a view point over the impressive landscape.
Unfortunately just as we arrived the clouds made their presence even more
evident, and shed their watery weight, so we were stranded at the picnic area
in a torrential downpour.
The next day however we took part in the activity that
Monteverde is famous for; zip wiring between the ...
... and banana. Yum, just what was needed to cool down. It also help curb the hunger until the lunch could be made.
Of course, the real treat is to walk down the beach to Ylang Ylang , a hotel with a beautiful setting and dining area, the most upscale place we know about in Montezuma. The restaurant is open to the public.
They offer yoga classes at varying levels according to the people we have talked to that have gone ...
... full day we were there. We had bought veggies to grill but they have changed this and now they have a menu with a set price instead of just everyone throwing things on the grill.
Always love sitting out at the edge of the restaurant and watching the waves and watching the scene as we eat. The food was good as usual and the nice thing is it is getting closer and closer to the full moon.