Las Islas Lodge
Travel Blogs from Puerto Jimenez
... and has a rather checkered past so we still call it PJ Yacht Club so the locals know what we are talking about.
When we got there, we asked permission to walk on the PJ Yacht Club property. The guys there said okay but there were not many birds and we should go to on down the road to Parrot Bay (at least we thought that's what they said) and we would see more.. Told them we had been on their property ...
... times. The other was the Pargo trail, a flatter but still muddy root-covered ground. This one required one fording of a small creek. I opted for the easier one because of wanting to be with my Sweetie. Easier is relative. There was the two planks over a stream. Jose instructed us that only 2 should be on it at the same time. Then there was the shoe-sucking mud which took my shoe and held on to it. I amazed myself. I did not ...
... more crocks, slithering into the water from the land. I also saw plenty of tree branches, but much closer, and head on!
On our way back, we stopped at a volcanic sand beach and had a snack. The guide brought fresh coconut, pineapple, and watermelon to cut up! He also went and got fresh pipas from the beach. They are like coconuts, but smaller and much sweeter. We drank from them and then ate the meat. ...
... had arrived and we all got to know each other quickly. It was definitely easier to get settled knowing everyone would be here for the entire month, living and learning together as a community of like-minded hippie yogis.
Monday volunteer meeting finally came around. I was going to be working with Pat and Maggie who had been here for a month already and also Lindsey, a newbie volunteer like me. Christie’s approach to the volunteering asks us to do as much or ...
... With one last effort to find something impressive to view and take pics of, I asked a couple of locals at the bar if there was a short walk nearby to see some stuff. They suggested a short walk down to a different beach, so off we went. Again though, same type of beach as before. This time though, we did come across something impressive; a beautiful little Hourglass Tree Frog that leaped from a tree and plonked itself into Stef's hair! And ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking