Travel Blogs from Playa Carrillo
... were dropped to people on the roadside by the driver. We suspect that one could move house using the Chicken Bus and all your possessions could travel by bus without anyone blinking an eye...actually not true, everyone would probably help load and unload everything. They are very much like that here.
Despite the breakdown, we arrived at Moyogolpa with 15 minutes to spare before the ferry left. There was only one watercraft that could politely be called ...
... and it shows in the food that he makes at this hotel. He stopped to chat with us again at breakfast. He is a really nice dude from Argentina and takes real pride in his food.
Once we finished breakfast we headed to the spa for our couples massage. Again we had the spa all to ourselves so they let us go in the steam room together. This spa is immaculate and brand new. After 10 minutes in the steam room we were walked out to the cabanas in the woods ...
... enough to shake the house and make lots of noise. That is how windy it is! I can't believe how windy it is outside. If we did not know we were in Costa Rica, you would think we were up North somewhere. lol Thank goodness for those cement beams holding the house to the hillside. Veronica said that they could withstand wind, rain, earthquakes, tornadoes.. etc... - We're holding her to that promise.. :)
... jeopardy. :-(
We also learned that on Sundays buses do not run on the hour as they do every other day. The next one was 11ish, followed by 1:00. Even though we hadn't finished shopping, we thought it best to head to the bus stop to catch the 11:00. There we stood for about a 1/2 hr, slowly baking, until the bus arrived about 11:20. Luckily there was a Tico waiting for the bus too and he assured us it would arrive....patience.
Once back at the hotel, we lounged in ...
... another try as the the road to Carrillo was totally flat - for the most part - and would be easy peasy.
I put the back pack full of snacks, water, first aid, towels, and of course phones, into the bike basket. As I cruised out the hotel exit onto the road, I turned back to see if Robin was coming. The weight of the backpack caused my front wheel to turn and given I was looking backwards...you know what's coming don't ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet