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Wow, talk about a day that turned around. Will blog more tomorrow, but today went from the worst to best day in only a couple hours. ------------------------------------ ......the next morning Yesterday was our last day in Panama City. Ok, let go back one more day and I will call this story "The good, the gong show, and the gringo" The Good: On Friday the 17th we decided to go see the city a bit and splurged in buying the $30 per person tickets for the Hop ...
On an island in the middle of nowhere only accessible via boat you really have to wonder what can happen? Well apparently in our case a lot. Venturing into out room I almost died at seeing the creaky mattresses and wondered how the hell am I go survive a night let alone 2 without thinking a python is going to eat me alive. To such an extent Michelle actually had to hold my hand while I peed because the thought of being left ...
... transferred to a bus in Palmar and headed up north, following the coastline. We saw several beach towns, including Utiva and Jaco. They were markedly more commercialized than Chirripo and Drake Bay, the two places we had been to on this trip.
We decided to stay in Alajuela over San Jose because it's closer to the airport and coffee plantation. Also, I felt overwhelmed by San Jose. It ...
... in such small planes before so that'll be another thing to tick off in lifes A-Z of things to do: 'T - Titchy plane - fly in one' Really looking forward to going to Cuba. Keith & Joyce have been and i know they loved it and their pictures of Havana looked great (its obviously the place, and not the photographer, that lends itself to being photographed!) Out now for a good bake in the sun to top up my ...
... delay we were finally on our way.
We arrived in San Jose to warm weather. It felt like a nice spring evening in Memphis. We had a very comfortable night at our hotel, the TRYP San Jose Sabana, and woke up this morning to a bright sunny day, temperatures in the upper 70's with low humidity, at least by Memphis standards.
Our first order of business this morning was a ...
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