Playa Chiquita Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... I was warned could happen, although the price has shot up from $50 to $150. I played the Ignorant Gringo card as hard as I could, "explaining" that the 72hours actually applied to the time I came into Panama via San Blas before I was stamped in on my last day there. He wasn't having any of it.
Plan B was to just cross the bridge into Costa Rica and not bother getting an exit stamp at all. What's the worst that can happen? I ...
... out! So cute!!! I'm so happy I finally saw one! It was now 1pm and time for lunch! We went to a traditional carribean restaurant again, basically someone's house at the side of the road! I had a vegetarian plate - patacones (squashed plantain), white rice, black beans avocado, salad, corn and mushrooms. It was really nice! Then onto the next stop - a cacao making family! Their house was so pretty. The garden was full of banana, plantain, guarabaya, water ...
... bugs but great food before jumping back in the raft. The river was only grade 3 so the rapids weren't too intense but Shannon still managed to fall out the back! Our guide was completely engineering this though! Once we reached the end we got in the taxis which were to take us to Puerto Viejo, as Tyler was heading to San Jose we had to say our goodbyes, but Gill and Tom were sticking with us. We got there in about 1.5hours and we managed to nab the last beds in the hostel, much to ...
... I was impressed. I also added that if he allowed us to stay there at that price we would stay two night instead of leaving the next day to Bocas Del Toro. We of course knew we'd be staying 2 more nights anyway but it was worth a shot. The next morning I received an email back saying he'd honor the $35 price. Bartering at its finest :) The next morning we woke up and took a long bike ride to Cocales beach it was beautiful. The water got bluer and bluer as we went along. ...
... harried by the different stall owners trying to entice me into their stalls. Not that I understood any of the Spanish words that they were trying to entice me with... Until one guy stopped me and commented on the red poppy I keep on the strap of my backpack. He was nice so I said I'd come back after having a better look around. Ended up back in his stall chatting to him about Costa Rica and eventually buying a nice handmade coin purse from him, unfortunately still at the ...