Travel Blogs from Drake Bay
I (Mike) have arrived in Costa Rica. I was pleased to see a smiling face greet me at the airport. Unfortunately after travelling for nearly 24hrs our room for the night in San Jose was on the intersection of 2 of the noisiest roads ever. Added to this the paper thin walls and arguement next door it wasn't the most restful night. We were glad at the …
... We were going to stay one more day in Drake Bay, but it's wayy too hot (95 degrees during the day!), so we decided to peace out early as much as we love this place. Karolina is awesome and arranged a collective taxi from Sierpe to Palmar for $5/pp AND got the driver to get us bus tickets to San Jose for no extra charge! I can't believe we paid $16 for taxi from Palmar to Sierpe (arranged by Juan...) and the guidebook says $20-25! Thank ...
... zagen (6 in total!).
Onze gids was geweldig en zijn gewicht in goud waard. Zonder hem zouden we nog niet eens de helft gezien hebben. Bovendien was het een aardige kerel waarmee je ook over andere dingen kon praten wat het erg interessant maakte.
De jongens hadden weinig problemen met de tocht en leken hun iPods geen moment te missen. Zoals verwacht hadden zij de minste moeite om in slaap te vallen, terwijl Sarah en ik nog minder sliepen dan normaal. ...
... that we just aren’t!. She did however have some interesting facts about spider silk being used by the US military and something about spider/goat DNA splicing that has resulted in spider silk being able to be harvested from the goat’s milk... The walk started much later than others we have done and Jack was just over it all within the first 20 minutes especially as we didn't see any snakes. I think he was asleep before registering he was in bed!
... etc we did not expect a Miami Vice style whizz into the Ocean. needless to say we spotted nothing but hung on for dear life.S thrilled, P disappointed no crocs. Wet landing at Pirates Cove Cabins/Hotel which we had read about. Basically boatman reverses boat onto beach as near as he can and you jump of the back into the swell with strollers and scramble ashore. Not very Oberoi. We were greeted on the beach ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking