Makanda by the Sea
Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio National Park
... so left my cameraman John to capture the moment.
We then proceeded to a restaurant for a group lunch on a patio by the river. We had all chosen the grilled mahi mahi and we all agreed that it was cooked perfectly....nice and moist! Also two men played wooden xylophones with some kind of reverb attached.....quite nice. Then we went to Maravillas Woodwork where a man carves amazing creatures and other things. The gift shop was nice and I found a neat cap with ...
... br> Christmas was a lot of fun - we had about 10 people for potluck, drinks and some pool time. Our tree was so fun to create! We went down to Playa Tortuga the week before, and gathered some driftwood and sand dollars. Bought a glue gun in San Isidro, and got creative!
New Year's Eve was mellow - we were in bed before 10, with the sounds of fireworks all around. Not sure but it seems like fireworks here are just designed to make ...
... Deb P extremely frugal ways, she's quite fortunate we didn't stuff her in a backpack, sneak her into the room, and make her sleep in one of the dresser drawers.
When your Spanish is still sketchy every meal is an adventure. Harp ended up with the world's tiniest breakfast and I got the family platter while expecting a snack.
Definition of fear in the eyes...what Vic looks like when he falls out of a raft and realizes it’s me, once again, who ...
... you form while traveling. We easily could've never met if I decided to book at the other hostel or if I had gone to Jaco instead.
The water was so warm at the playa. I was bracing myself for the cold since I'm too used to the ice bath water of ocean ******. The water felt so purifying, healing and refreshing and did I mention that it was warm?! It was also blue & clear and the waves weren't rough, which is how I like them. I like to ...
... places I've stayed in, this would be my top pick so far. That night Tim and I had lined up a few bottles of Diablo, a Chilean red wine, and along with the rest of the group we drank - responsibly of course - in nothing but a friendly & cheerful atmosphere.
I woke up at 7, surprisingly healthily, to head down for the second half of the dive course. Getting rid of the brain fog with some incredible organic Costa Rican coffee as I ran over our tasks for the day ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet