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... underway again. When we start up the hill, I quickly understand why they are upgrading the road. The main road into Monteverde is currently a narrow dirt road, with more pot holes that flat road. This is of course just an additional obstacle on top of the windy, uphill drive that is standard. The last 20km's takes over an hour I drive, we have to stop in parts to give way to oncoming traffic and in places the road is not 2 cars wide. This drive would be excruciating, ...
Our second day in San Juan started with a mild hangover that was quickly gotten rid of when we went to the beach and hit the waves. It was lovely until Lucy and I didn't see a huge wave come out of nowhere, and we got pretty pummelled, thought I was going to drown at one point. Then when I stood up, Kelly, a girl we met who happens to be a lesbian, proceeded to tell me that my whole boob ...
... ripped further! We arrived at the trainers home and he said he had a surprise! He brought out his stallion- very beautiful!! He was able to 'dance' and do a few tricks! After we trotted off home! I am currently sitting out in the balcony reading my book/writing my entry and at 7 we are off to a restaurant in a tree house which should be interesting! It is so relaxing out here with all the sounds of the rainforest ...
... routes. I have only ridden a few times since I arrived and the first ride my neck was quite sore going down hills. (For those of you who don’t know, the Tuesday before I flew to Costa Rica a kind elementary school teacher ran a red light and t-boned my car. Luckily she hit the front tire and not directly at the door). Feeling better, on my last ride I got far enough to see Volcano Arenal off in the distance.
A few things ...
... slowest-pace morning since we started our vacation.
One of the most amazing parts about today was the rain - there was almost none! It's raining now (10pm), and also rained for a few minutes while we were eating, but other than that, we really didn't have any rain at all today, which is a record for us so far this trip!
Saturday, July 27, 2013
Today was definitely a late start for us on this trip. We got to breakfast here at the resort ...