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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Refrigerator in room
- Outdoor pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Neptuno's Refugio Boca Chica
Travel Blogs from Boca Chica
... I walked around the area looking for a guide from the morning, but he is nowhere to be found, so I walked into the Cocoa Museum. This is certainly the most interesting museum I seen. The store clerk showed me how the cocoa beans were harvested from the pod, dried while wrapped and fermented in banana leaves. the beans are then grounded up into a pulp and with the machine separated into cocoa butter (yellow color) and cocoa powder brown. The three kinds of chocolate bar ...
... first place. It's just odd studying in my campo house with muchachos running around and not having the Internet to check on formulas or my iced white mochas to sip on while flipping through pages.
ALL-VOLUNTEER CONFERENCE: was a success. The best part of this mandatory two-day conference is meeting all of the new volunteers. My region just received 8 new volunteers, 3 which are within 30-40 minutes of my site by bus. We had to sit through a ...
... August 6th, was amazing. My birthday consisted of soaking up the sun during the day and a really nice sushi dinner on the beach. After jumping off of waterfalls at an ecotourism spot, we made the long drive back to my site. Getting through the capital took entirely too long and at one point during the ride a motorcycle hit us from behind. Everyone was okay so we continued our journey and we were very happy to arrive in my site. Many volunteers ...
... walked out of the airport it looked like I was watching video footage from a Caribbean hurricane. Coming from the skies was a sustained torrential downpour and all the fronds on the palm trees were blown in one direction. The airport road was already flooded and cars were driving through several inches of water. In the time it took Tony the driver to go get the minivan, the water jumped the curb and entered the arrivals pick-up area. I had to move ...
... that people would treat something so beautiful in this way. Empty plastic bottles, chip packets, polystyrene food containers either floating in huge areas or simply lined every nook and cranny along the coast. It made me feel sick to my stomach. The little beach we did see was covered in mounds of rubbish and a woman was rummaging through the litter for God knows what. We left the area to find a fort that was built a few centuries ago. Something more cultural ...