Tico Adventure Lodge
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... to stop in at the cheese
factory for the ice cream. One of our favorite spots for a quick snack
or lunch in Santa Elena was Taco Taco! Some of the best street tacos
ever! The house at Casa Cielo is also perfect for just hanging out and
watching the local birds and wildlife. We fed chickens, played with the
dogs and just generally relaxed with a glass of wine while waiting for ...
... to get someone to call our hotel for help, we walked over.
We were greeted by a machete wielding older guy...I tried to explain our dilemma in spanish and asked for him to call the hotel...but stupid us didn't bring the number and he apparently had no way to look it up. All the while we were talking, his machete is flying about with each hand gesture. I was sure we were going to be cut up for bait any second. No way was I leaving Robin there. The good news is ...
... to control the speed and provide the brakes, we were hooked on from our backs and our bums, and off we went, flying like a bird above the rainforest from one mountain to another… absolutely insane! It was genuinely one of the weirdest feelings I’ve ever had… we were so high above the rainforest and with no control whatsoever. It was so exhilarating, yet at the same time when I reached the middle of the line I did get a little ...
... I could stand up on the paddle board - which I affectionately call the "special needs" surf board. I know in education they talk about resilience as the key to students having success in school. But this resilience must be very fragile. We returned to the beach in the afternoon to try some more surfing. I had a couple of moments of actual almost maybe standing on a regular (not remedial) board. But if I hadn't I'm not sure how infinite my own resilience might be - or how ...
... the mooring I was still proud of us all for getting back there. I had to keep getting us all to ascend a little bit though because we only had about 8 minutes of time left before we would have hit our no deco time (not good). So after we'd washed all of the gear when we got back I went on a mission to get my bike back that was still locked to the shop! Thankfully Dan who owns Coconutz had some bolt cutters so I finally managed to get my bike back! Yay no more ...