Travel Blogs from Playa Hermosa
DAY AT PIJIE & FILADELFIA:
To start off the day right we had our morning devos and focused on the verse: Matthew 20:27-28 "And whoever desires to be first among you, let him be your slave. Just as the son of man did not come to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many." We spent time reflecting on the verse individually and shared as a group what the verse meant to each person. A song mentioned by one of ...
... from Nicaragua and we talked the whole hour. He worked in Costa Rica – said a lot of people did. Went back and forth all the time. He had studied business administration in California. His wife and child lived outside Managua. I was able to ask him a question that I had been gnawing on – how do Nicaraguans feel about Americans after the wars and the economic blockade of the 1980’s. He had a ...
... my lunch with him. He noticed that a storm was heading our way & that we should get going. This part was hard, we now had to climb sharp rocks going uphill.
Sure enough, it started pouring down rain on us, which was sort of fun walking in. We were all a bit quiet on the return journey. Then it got dark & walking in the forest became scary, again, I was so glad we had Hugo. I couldn't ...
... like a little girl!
I had been to Costa Rica last summer by myself & stayed at the resort in Octocal Beach, I was looking forward to taking Jeff there this evening for a sunset cocktail & then dinner at Father Rooster, right on the beach. We dressed & headed to the resort around 4:30pm, checked in at the security gate & they informed us that the restaurant at the hotel was closed ...
... in this area.
Now the rave reviews went to The Four Seasons Resort, so we decided to go check it out. Checked in at the security gate & was told that the resort was "very exclusive", but they let us in anyways! It was a four mile drive up to the resort. We saw no one along the way, no one on the beautiful golf course ~ the place felt cold & lonely. Arrived at the entrance & had to do ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking