The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara
Travel Blogs from Playa Samara
... volunteers coming at the end of the month and my job will to be their guide and coordinator- taking them to their family's, showing them around and taking them to their volunteer projects. I'm also going to be screening host families and interviewing future interns. It's exciting and I already know that I won't want to leave.
So far so good!
We started out with a week together in a rental house next to the beach in Playa Sámara, Costa Rica. We then traveled up to the higher elevations of the volcano Rincon de la Vieja for a few days at Hacienda Guachipelín, a working ranch, for some waterfall hiking, horseback riding, and hot spring dipping. After that, Angus and Amy headed back ...
... 20 minute walk from the town and beach but right on the path the howler monkeys take every day! In the four days that we were there, we saw so many howler monkeys! The best time was on our walk back on the last day, and we saw about 15 of them all together, munching on some food as they jumped from tree to tree. They were right by the road and we managed to look at them up close with their jet black faces staring back at us, it was amazing. We saw ...
... we'd touched-wood that we didn't have to turn around and go back to Samara).
Satnav alerted us to another river crossng which said 4x4 only. We'd had a few of these warnings already but when we got to the river there were 2 ways to cross it. We couldn't see the bottom of the river either way and there were no water marks from where the other car had gone through. Del got out the car and threw some rocks in the water to gauge the depth (while vultures were circling above ...
... what would best suit our needs. It was quite a trip to look over and see my 13 year old sister taking an oral exam with the woman who was my teacher five years ago and had a hand in teaching me a majority of my Spanish. It was though two worlds had collided. With a pledge to speak Spanish on campus the students dispersed with their teachers and went to do what we came here for. A lot of learning and a little fun. Or a little ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking