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Travel Blogs from Playa Carrillo
... was playing in the world cup yesterday and won! woohoo...really could give 2 kahoots about soccer...but always love the beer and screamin'. so i was to be found at the bar during the game.
-and lastly, we stopped to buy watermelon from a farm at the side of the road. delicious. Nena and i bought two beautifully round ones. i stored them safely overhead in the storage area...and of course, behind two big bags so they would be secure. ...
... and spiders and scorpions) in your house
6. Plans? Reservations? What are those?
7. Europeans and smoking go together like spaghetti and meatballs
8. Don't flush the toilet paper
9. Don't rely on the bus schedule
10. Air conditioning is not necessary to survive
11. Sand at the beach is hot. Do not go to the water without flip flops or you will have to run across ...
... casados (typical dinner here of rice, beans, protein, salad and fried plantains). We then decided to by-pass the expensive hot spring experience and go to a local hot spring river. What a great way to spend Valentine's Day. Candles were lit by the side of the water and it felt delightful running over our shoulders. You could even belly slide a portion of it under the bridge.
We went to Tabacon, the most expensive ...
... 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 ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet