Playa Chiquita Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... but we did get to see many new birds on the hikes and around the lodge so that made up for the lack of the views. We then headed on to Santa Elena / Monte Verde. The easiest way to do this is a jeep / boat / jeep tour that turned out to be a bus/ boat / bus tour. We arrived as the first ones at the boat and had to wait for more people to arrive. There didn't seem to come an end to the amount of people with big suitcases and I guess there were more tourists ...
... They are funny really, they just please themselves either having a stroll around or finding a nice bit of shade on the sand.
We found a lovely spot right by the sea but also in the woods which offered shade for us as the temperatures here have been around the 30 mark. We often would buy lunch and take it down here to sit and enjoy the view. It is very peaceful and relaxing and before ...
... on the main highway between San Jose and Puerto Limon, which is the same size as the other roads, that is, with little to no shoulders, but now with heavy traffic, much of it huge container trucks carrying fruit to the port. We continued to move fast on this stretch, though we managed to find a tranquil 15-km detour through banana plantations.
Finally we reached the Caribbean coast, the first we’d seen it since leaving Dangriga in Belize. ...
... a few days before I head to New York.
Let me think what else has been going on;
Going to Spanish class, relaxing on the beach, doing yoga classes and yes I took a chocolate tour on Saturday.
I visited the Cacao farm and factory of Caribeans chocolate and coffee http://caribeanscr.com/index.html . They are one of a small but growing number of chocolate produces who grow their own beans. The Cacao tree is a native ...
... to dinner. Although we have tried a number of different restaurants we haven't got tired of Casado with fish. It's a fried fish fillet with rice, beans, fried plantains and salad. Each restaurant does it differently and it's definitely the meal of the trip so far!
We have fallen in love with this town and really didn't want to leave. Safe to say we have got back into the travelling routine! Costa Rica so far has been awesome!