Nature's Beachfront Aparthotel
Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio National Park
... Costa Rica and Pura Vida on it!
We stopped the bus once we got to the Pacific Ocean so many could take pictures. Tomorrow we go to Manuel Antonio Park to go to the beach.....it is supposed to be a lovely beach....we'll let you know.
Memo has told us that he did not know the hotel we were going to in Quepos....and we arrived to find it very small but they have wifi and air-conditioning so I am happy. It is just two nites and I guess it is high season so ...
... were so high and pretty much scared the living **** out of me, especially doing it in the rain but Im so glad I did it! Afterwards we had an tasty meal of stewed chicken, rice and beans, and fried plantains. Then we headed back to Tulemar and made reservations for dinner. We are going to a seafood place called Ronnies that all of the locals rave about. Until then, we will kick back, enjoy a few Imperials, and head to the trails to watch the sunset. Buenos ...
... may not pull him in.
Editors Note: Not having experienced an X-rated rescue before, I'm sure many would sympathize with me.
Quote of the day from my good friend Harp, “wow is that ever a pretty picture Deb. It doesn’t even look like you”. Waaat?
Harp, not only never (well almost never) screams, she also never complains. She took a hit from a surf board resulting in a thigh sized bruise, and not a peep.
Lesson of ...
... roll over the waves instead of swallowing all of the ocean sea water. After being in the ocean for quite some time, we watched the sunset on the beach and I was completely content with life at that moment. I had everything that I needed-the sun, the sand, my pipa (coconut drink), good company and my health. I couldn't have asked for more.
We returned to the hostel, ate and went to the local store to buy some beers (I bought smirnoff off ...
... was going to be the toughest but most rewarding part of the course.
From heading out of the port we cruised along, admiring the amazing contrast of black volcanic rock and vibrant green vegetation to our dive site. We were now about to throw ourselves overboard and sink 110ft into the depths. The feeling of having an eleven story building of water overhead is otherworldly and mildly unsettling, particularly when your instructor has just retold his story ...
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