Travel Blogs from Playa Hermosa
... but it has 28 national parks, 8 bio reserve parks, 1% mangrove swamps and 30 % of the total land area is protected.
At a bend in the river, the driver of the boat Jose, got out and got close to Hugo Chavez. Two more crocodiles were just two feet away from our boat. From our boat, the crocodiles were just two feet below us.
"Would they be able to jump inside our boat," somebody asked. "We're Chinese, we eat everything," replied Eric acting as ...
... of Carlos) and then taking the passenger ferry (probably an optimistic description of the boat we'll be taking) across the Nicoya Sound to Montezuma. All of this with our luggage, mind you, which we'll then traipse through town to find out hotel, Luz de Mono. [Hey, nothing will beat our 30 minute trek through a small Panamanian town with all of our luggage down dusty potholed roads to the bus station three years ago on Christmas ...
... home by 10:30am.
JIll and I found a roadside cafe to have lunch, typical Arroz con Pollo (chicken & rice) and fresh squeezed pineapple juice. I guess my Spanish isn't very understandable because the gal who worked there (she was the only one working) spoke no English and ended up having to call someone else to arrive by car to come take our order. He was very friendly and accomodating.
After lunch, we picked up the boys again to ...
... disturbing sights to share, with our free time spent by the islands pier, swimming and relaxing in the sun. At nightfall too, there were even more magical sights to see with the most colourful sunsets I've ever seen, filling the sky with potent oranges, pinks and purples. After dark we were then treated to another show of bright colour, due to the bioluminescent plankton in the water. The plankton don’t glow all of the time, but these ones glow blue, when the water they are in ...
... below in the water. As our driver spoke very little English we could also work on our Spanish, which is coming along just nicely, muchos gracias.
The howler monkeys were a welcome surprise and the first monkeys of our trip. As shown on the photos, the otherwise black male howler monkeys have a very impressive pair of white testicles. This, our guide / driver explained helps to keep the goods cool, something I will definitely use in future lessons ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool