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Soooo after the border crossing and a quick ATM withdrawal it was a pretty smooth ride into Playas Del Coco, Costa Rica. Two busses, a taxi, and a few hours later I found the apartment. Colleen, Kelly and Kelsey were already settled in and chilling by the pool, so I joined in for a quick swim before we took a walk around town. The place was set on a hill and had a pretty good view of the Pacific Ocean, along with a crazy number of swimming pools. It was a sweet spot to spend the week ...
... disappointed. It was a 2 stage waterfall that probably dropped around 100ft in total. All 3 of us swam at the bottom of it and hiked up some pre-cut steps to the mid level. There were signs up around the waterfall that said, "Beware of the Bullet ants." We saw a couple of them on the hand rails and Andrea mentioned that one crawled out of her shoe after the swim. When we got back to the resort we googled "Bullet Ant". Jonny's face went white. We found an article by an ...
... sucked into a whirlpool experience in Laos in 2007, I'm quite content to not feel my life is in danger when I'm in the water. Our guide is a cheerful fellow. He's actually the first Costa Rican I've met who has spent time working in the United States. "I was a teenager and I went to Wisconsin, where I milked cows in the freezing cold. After a couple of years I decided to come back and I don't regret that decision. Here I ...
... can be tiring and when you've reached that last steep step up from the waterfall, nothing beats a good relax than the relief of sitting in an outside jacuzzi playing cards and drinking a Mojito...travelling is hard. Unfortunately, Costa Rica, very close neighbours to the Caribbean seem to lack basic knowledge of making Mojitos, so we had a fresh natural lemonade instead. As the evening drew in I tucked into the smallest yet most tender pork ribs ever invented, so much so that it ...
... side of the road and he pulls over. Well actually he slows down sufficiently for me to run behind, throw the backpack in through the rear door and jump on. At no stage does he actually stop. It's the kind of scene I witnessed loads of time watching the Keystone Cops as a kid. Thankfully no mishaps for comedy affect this time. The conductor sees the backpack, grins and asks me if I'm going to the ferry. I confirm I am. He looks at his watch, indicates 10am and ...