- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... prehensile tails to stabilize and grab branches for balance. As we pulled our boat close to shore, a few came very close to inquisitively check us out. One even appeared to have a puzzled look on its face, scratching its chin as if to say, "What business do you have here?" These monkeys inhabit similar territory with the howler monkeys, and although we did not see any territory wars on our tour, it's not impossible. The Howler monkeys are extremely territorial. Seeing the Scarlet ...
... a short safety demonstration from the crew and we were off and running. Christine and I changed into our bathing suites and headed to the front of the boat to lay in the nets. I lasted about 5 minutes on the nets before passing out for a nap, very relaxing. The outside temperature today was 100 degrees but it gets masked by the breeze from sailing. The crew pointed out a rock formation at the end of the bay that locals call Monkey Head Rock because it looks exactly like ...
It is surprising how different each of the Central American countries are. They all have democracies (though Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua is doing his best to become a "president for life" as they used to say in Africa). All have volcanoes, a coast on the Pacific, grow coffee, speak Spanish as their official language and are nominally Catholic. But the way people behave is very different: their culture and the approach ...
... lost in this thick, dark forest with so many creatures around us. Because of the heavy rain, the wild life became non-existent. Hugo said that we would have seen plenty of monkeys if it wasn't raining. A bit disappointing, but hey, if we can avoid seeing a snake slithering on the ground or hanging from a tree, that's ok with me.
At exactly 3pm, we arrived back at the park & now I can see why the ...
... brought bottles of Jack Daniels for Franklin, the chef (who kindly cooked Jeff's mahi mahi for us the last time) & Alex, the manager, who sent Jeff a beautiful birthday cake to our villa. You would have thought we brought them a gold brick, so grateful.
After lunch we headed to Playa Coco to grocery shop. This is always my favorite part of arriving somewhere, shopping in the local grocery store with the locals & seeing what they are buying.