Travel Blogs from Playa Samara
We awoke this morning to paradise! Our house is incredible. Our view is incredible. It was well worth the insane journey of yesterday to get here.
Today we started out by taking a quick swim in our infinity pool, which is all OURS. The house we are renting is all by itself, three buildings on a tip of a blip of land that leans out into the Pacific. We have a couple of neighbors, but you would never know it through the lush ...
... en raison des nuages mais le volcan en soit même était impressionnant… En soirée nous sommes allés aux bains thermaux dans les tops 3 au monde, Tabacon. C’était magnifique et tellement relaxant de se baigner dans l’eau chaude du volcan…multitudes de bain avec plein de chute d'eau…super… Nous avons mangé au resto là puisque le souper était inclus dans le prix pour les locaux. Donc on a juste du payer pour les 3 touristes… ...
... we arrived. We had a beer at a café on the beach. This came in a plastic glass. Our hearts sank - not the plastic glasses issue again? Then we realised that they had served us beer although it wasn’t on the menu, and we were actually in a “soda” which is a café that will not normally have a licence to sell alcohol, rather than a “restaurante” which will be licensed. We let them off.
The clientele at this ...
... one go! That said, I did discover my new favourite Spanish word of the week: "esposas". Its principal meaning is "wives", but it also means handcuffs! ;-) (I'd suggest none of you married boys comment on this post. It's really not worth it ... really ...)
Back up to the mountains next, so bring on a cool breeze and less blinkin mosquitos!
Last night before we let the cab driver go we asked him to pick us up at 7:30 am to take us into Samara for Kate's surfing lesson at Choco's Surf School. By 8:30 he had not arrived and when I called the taxi I had a business card for, courtesy of the local house manager, the person who answered the phone let me know that "he's on a trip to Nicoya (in Spanish)." Hmmm. So we took the map with us this time and walked it. The ...
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed