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... and in a way it did. I did go back to the US for a couple of days and not many days after my return, I got another offer to photograph another yoga retreat in, yes you guessed it right; Costa Rica.
So I packed my spandex again and you'll hear more from Playa Grande on the Nicoya Peninsula in a few days.
Peace, Love & Costa Rica x2
~the Swedish Vagabond~
... one to ease into it. The key I quickly discovered with ziplining is not to stop and think about what your doing and just jump, trusting that the guides will look after you. After that it becomes quite fun and you can start to look around and enjoy your surroundings. The Tarzan swing was probably the most terrifying, for some reason, something about the thought that the only way to stop swinging is for someone to catch you on the other side is quite overwhelming. But I am ...
... water to rocks falling near our boat off the canyon walks. The 2 hour bus ride from where we got out of the raft back to San Jose was a little exciting, the driving in Costa Rica is very impatient but it seems much safer to me than in other parts of the world. It was raining however and we needed to climb the mountain and drop back down into San Jose. This was fine until we got about half way up the mountain and it became very foggy. The driver of the bus was convinced that high beams ...
... we would come to the waterfall sooner or later. They had recommended wearing good footwear so we had to take off our trainers to walk through the river. The stones were painful so it was slow progress.
The waterfall was about 15m high and when we arrived we were the only ones there. Of course, I (Ben) had to be first over the top. If I didn't touch the bottom then the kids would be fine! It was very exciting for the ...
... an unwelcome invader.
Thankfully we move on, a short hike back to the main area of Hacienda Baru quickly complete. It’s quite a relief to find out we have couple hours of free time before lunch and then kayaking. We somehow all end up congregating in the magnetizing, tantalizing paradise we’ve come to know as THE POOL. The body of water has a way of inviting us all back, time and time again.Could simply be the bathwater temps ...