Hotel Samara Pacific Lodge
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Our taxi picked us up at 8 in the morning from our hostel. The girl at the front desk didn't charge Rhea Lynn correctly. Rhea Lynn asked her a ton of questions but she didn't figure it out so it worked out that we ended up getting about 2 nights for free... They should probably figure out a different system as they had about 5 notebooks open, one for the tours we bought, one for the drinks, etc. etc.
We passed a cemetery on our way out ...
... I saw Robin asking a local landscaper for directions to La Perla. She called me over and I understood enough to know we were very close...sure enough, we were about 1/2 block away. Funny thing, we saw the same guy on the beach hours later and he asked if we found it. Again, very nice people.
It was only about 11:30 and we were the first customers of the day. Initially, the staff was standoffish and we felt a bit out of place. But, I started practicing my spanish again ...
... in the stern seemed to be twice as long as the trip back. Once we got there the guides cut up fresh pineapple and watermelon before we went snorkeling. The island was literally crawling with hermit crabs. The scraps of the pineapple were thrown to a troop of waiting iguanas. This pleased Nadeige, given her current obsession with geckos. Today we will surf (ok it's not really surfing when I'm doing it), eat all the food in the fridge, do laundry, and pack our ...
... home. People are friendly and smile at you as you walk by. With the language barrier I feel very out of the loop. But i am trying to speak as much as I can, and can understand bits here and there.
Samara is a beautiful little beach town. The homes are built right on the beach. This morning I took a long walk and did yoga with the ocean right in front of me. ...
... Costa Rican Colones spat
out of an ATM just beyond the border we were on our way again and still amongst millions of banana trees
with blue bags over their crop to keep the mosquitoes off. They say Costa Rica
has the highest literacy rate and one of the highest standards of living in
central America but to be honest, judging by the condition of the roads, the
vehicles the locals were driving and the houses they live in this just didn’t
seem to add ...