Samay Lagoon Lodge
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... my turtle like pace and stopping in the many, many tourist traps. So for the rest of our 45 minutes we enjoyed a lovely mango milkshake thing. And ok, maybe a bought a thing or two but really not much. Costa Rica is not near as cheap as I was hoping it would be. I knew that the activities was going to run my bill up, but not so much the food and snacks. Oh well. I can't not snack, I just might have to limit the snacks :)
Back to the hotel, moaned and groaned about ...
... longest staying customers ever! The other tourists who stay have definitely being older than us, looking around the 30 mark mostly. They don't stay long enough for us to bother trying to make friends. It's been difficult trying to pass time, the weather has been excellent and the food has been ok, as I'm writing this it's really quiet and relaxing and a green hummingbird just passed. Amazingly the staff have just brought us a pina colada, with rum and everything in an ...
... was amazing so I spent the rest of my time on the beach! I then got an early morning shuttle to Tortuguero, which involved a bus and then an hour boat ride through the river to the island just horizontal to the mainland. Tortuguero is one of the main places in Costa Rica that the sea turtles come to lay their eggs, and as my luck would have it, August is the peak season! I managed to secure a $7 room (amazingly cheap for Costa Rica) and in the evening booked myself onto ...
... put it this way- the taxes were more than the ticket), we flew out of San Jose at dawn and a half an hour later were looking down on an amazing site: green jungle all around, a large network of canals and the waves of the Caribbean crashing on the large beach in the distance. We landed on a dirt airstrip in the middle of the jungle and were taken to our hotel in Tortuguero Village by boat taxi. Our hotel was nestled among the other buildings of the village that lined the main ...
Saturday for myself was spent again as a lazy day. Over the course of the past couple days, Erich and I had agreed to join Judith, Kathrin, Amelie, Paige, Felix, and Andy on their trip up through Costa Rica to Nicaragua. We all got along great and almost everyone had to be back around the same time we had to be in Panama, so it seemed like ...
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