Travel Blogs from Cobano
... a park but offers only organic veggies and treats. Kinda crunchy down here but like it. It works!
Sunday, we left early in the morning and set off to cross the Nicoya Peninsula. To say the least, the trip was way hairier than I would have ever expected. The steepness of the cliff we had to traverse on this quad was insane. At one point, we were sliding down a hill at a dead stop because of the gravel and rock. It was at that point ...
... markets on the quest to find a "Sarchi Cart", which is one of the few authentic Costa Rican crafts. There were hundreds of Sarchi carts available, but I wanted a particular size in a particular color, so we came up empty handed. We did, however, have a nice, overpriced al fresco lunch at the Grand Hotel.
Our flight tomorrow is at 6 AM which means a 3:45 AM departure from the Alta Hotel. It's going to be a long day, but we are going home.
... watch her light up when they come around.
Also at lunch were two boys and their father--a trio we have run into no fewer than 5 times at various places in and around Montezuma. They always stood out because one of the pre-teen sons bears an uncanny resemblance to the evil blond actor in "Die Hard. Anyway, I ended up joking with the dad that I felt like we were on the same travel circuit. He asked me where we were staying and I told him Cabuya, and ...
had our run ins with ants, spiders and a few geckos who crawl around on
the inside and outside walls. You just need to accept it as part of
your reality here.
favorite place to go was to Playa Las Manchas right below where our
cabin stood. Such beautiful, clear, turqouise water! Put on some shoes
and explore the rocks to see crabs, small fish, sea weed, hermit crabs,
... my nerves were a bit frazzled. In his infinite patience, Derek drove us back to Mal Pais to relax and enjoy a bit of the slower pace of life. Montezuma was insanely packed with locals and tourists alike, and the driving here - without rules - definitely took its toll on me. So, we agreed to return to Montezuma on another day.
That evening, we went to dinner at a local place that serves organic food - fresh from ...