Travel Blogs from Playa Samara
... It is said that an enzyme in the drink holds
on to the alcohol and will release it when you step into the sun, even the next
day, just add sun and you become drunk again. I am not so sure about that part.
After walking through the “brewery” of palm trunks in the front yard of the bar
we ordered a glass each of Coyol. It tasted very nice, light and bubbly, kind
of like champagne. Very refreshing. ...
... by herself as well. We had the national dish which is Gallo Pinto: Rice with black beans, eggs, fried plantains, and some fresh fruit on the side. Honestly, where has this been all my life? It was AMAZING!
We all rode the bus together. About 2.5 hours into the trip Lucy and I said goodbye to Shannon who is headed for the rain forests of Monteverde. I will surely miss her! I wish her the best and can hopefully bump into her one of these weekends, if I'm ...
... Rica is ranked very highly in the best places to live in the world. Partly it is thought that this is due to the excellent free healthcare and education system. Even prescriptions and university is free. Work is also tax-free. The way the country can afford to do this is because there is no army in CR. also, the gas and electricity is government run.
We boarded a boat at the perimeter of Tortuguero national park and toured the waterways through mangrove swamps for ...
Day 46: Ah, back to villa sol at 7:30am again. Which means a whole extra hour and a half staring at a wall with no customers coming in. Hopefully business will pick up soon when people realise that we're here. At least the air con is working today so I could stay cool this time! After lunch I went to the pool to swap with Carlos and there was literally no one there. They've moved us from the pool where Guyao and I first went to and I have no idea why. ...
... nightfall. We walked to a "restaurant" which was a good distance away that was recommended to us by some locals. It consisted of maybe four tables outside on a gravel area and inside was a few more tables and a bar. The owner and his family live right here and the bedroom is literally off to the side of the bar. Here the people live very, very simply with not much in the way of extras. Actually, it can be a very good life – their priority is family ...
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed