Travel Blogs from Santa Teresa
Day 6 – Thursday, July 2, 2009 - Puntarenas Ferry – Mal Pais - We awoke early to the sounds of a mewing cat at the hotel. We left Monteverde fairly early in the morning so we could catch the 11:00 am Ferry in Puntarenas. Shaeleigh, Malesa, and I had breakfast at the restaurant in the Fonda Vela. The breakfast choices were very limited, …
... and the local kids playing in the surf, the life was simple and peaceful. As the sun began to set over the mountains behind us and once again, listening to Tina about her magical hometown of Devon in countryside England, I began to notice the beauty of the simple life.
For our last night we enjoyed pizza and a few casual drinks. In a happy mood we surrendered to our pathetic attempts of having a big one in Montezuma and planned our next destination further ...
... hand! We ended up making a total of five pizzas all of which were baked on the fire again. The pizzas were egg, onion, tomato basil, a mix of all the ingredients, and more. These were fantastic and I could really tell how much Joaco enjoys cooking.
Tuesday morning April 2nd was the day of our fishing adventure!! There were five of us total including Janessa, Joaco, Sandy, Jonathan, and I. We arrived at the fishing village a little past 7:00am. We then met ...
... And there had been one other place that I had been considering. It had come down to that spot or this casita. But it wasn't available for the whole time, and I'd have to move out for a week. I made an appointment to go look at it anyways.
... I don't know how life always seems to work out this way... but then the magic happened.
I didn't want to be near the street, but everything was on the street, except for places up ...
... the illusion that success in life is measured by how much stuff you own. But here, in a hidden piece of paradise between Ocean and jungle, the illusion is much harder to believe: you can almost watch things decay with enough patience. Ticos, as the Costa Ricans like to call themselves, live a very simple life. It has a name – “Pura Vida” – two words you hear dozens of times each day. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking