Travel Blogs from Playa Carrillo
... seemed a little sketchy. We decided to claim "Pura Vida" and go anyway. LOL!
The Springs Resort is actually just up the road from our house, so we ran "home" and dropped off some stuff, but also took the opportunity to see if the sloth was still there. They move really really slow ya know. Sure enough, it was still there and I got some better photos, but still my better camera is on hiatus.
The hot springs were swanky ...
... stalking her, and pouncing towards her on the fence. It looked a lot like when our cats play, and the girl was about puma size, but it was close to feeding time so maybe it was less like cat playing with cat and more like cat playing with lizard. Most of the animals seemed content although the jaguar had the "I'm a bored cat in a cage" look, and one of the juagarinas (like a medium-large house cat) was crazy (the other seemed sane but was missing a ...
... moment. I hate how it takes an opportunity like this to actually put it into use. Hopefully, at the conclusion of my trip I will actually be able to say that I lived una pura vida lifestyle while vacationing here in Central America. After canyoneering, we went white water rafting through Rio Balsa for about two hours. The landscape was so luscious and beautiful and the water so refreshing! The Rio Balso River is controlled by a dam and they determine each day how ...
... up thinking he was just getting a photo only for the horse to wander away with him on the back. The man whose horse it was stood with us having a beer watching his horse take Mark for a ride. We asked if it was o.k. and he said "Yeah he'll probably just do a lap around the square"! He came back about 5 mins later with a little boy holding the reigns. At night we headed down to the grounds to finally watch the bull riding. It was good to watch and see ...
... the day is seared in both her mind and mine as a mother/daughter bonding experience she would rather forget. So I was crossing my fingers that we wouldn't have Hanoi - Part 2 to remember as well. Ohhhh, it was so far from Hanoi it was on the other side of world! The spa attached to the Lost Iguana is situated on a jungle hillside with nothing else about except rainforest. Maddie and I changed and were led in the dark down a wooden path in the rain to a little hut. Inside ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking