Hotel Las Brisas del Pacifico
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... make sure your body is perfectly centered on the board. You can't be too far forward or too far back. Your feet have to be touching and your toes up on the board as if you were about to do a push up. Then you paddle. Bambi says I am a floppy, sloppy, paddler. :( Bambi would push me into the waves and count unooo, dooooss, tres, ARRRIBA! And when he said arriba I had to first grab the board, close by my chest, then quickly slide my ...
... br> for a good price; Carmen has plans to bring me to get some other “very tico”
items. We listened to music and chatted most of the drive, becoming quitter as
night set in and out energy waned. Carmen has made plans to bring me to her
family’s coffee plantation my last weekend here, and next weekend we will go to
her house to swim in the river and possibly visit an aboriginal community which
Day 5 - Friday
I left Arenal vastly disappointed that I saw neither a sloth nor monkeys. When we checked in to our Playa Carillo hotel last night, the first question I asked...Are there monkeys around? I was told 'absolutely'. You'll hear them around 5 am....that was no lie!
Like clockwork, at 5 am, I was awakened by the deep, gutteral howls of the infamous Howler. They sounded so close. I tossed on shorts and a tshirt, grabbed my camera and ran out the door. ...
..it's everything you could wish for and more!!
After a 6:45am pickup it was off to a day of activities. We were picked up by Alberto and Miguel and drove about an hour to Rincon de la vieja park. We started the day off with horseback riding -- Miguel rode ahead and took about 20 of the worst possible pictures of us looking very uncomfortable on our horses and the helmets were not the most fashionable. Amanda was in a lot of pain as the ...
... schedule by 4 weeks if we want to be in Alaska by the end of June.
We have to get moving.
Whilst at Cabinas Algebra we downloaded some more OSM maps
for free for central America up to and including. Mexico. Great! Well, as it
transpired later, not so great as although the OSM maps are supposed to be
routable on a Garmin GPS like our two this frequently proved to be untrue when
asking for a route between two points connected by proper roads. Pay ...