Tico Adventure Lodge
Travel Blogs from Playa Samara
After being ripped off my the Nicaraguan bus operators only by 1 pound 30p (its the principle of the matter!) followed by a few attempted stern words to the bus people from Sarah we arrived in the bohemian beach village of Samara, With darkness approaching and it starting to rain we found ourselves the cheapest and closest accomdation which had the …
I left Thursday morning at 7:30am to embark on a voyage down to Costa Rica in order to visit Ms. Caitlin. And what a trip I had.
I assumed that Costa Rica would be similar to Nicaragua in regards to being able to wing my accomadation whenever I arrived. So I sat on my nine hour bus ride, fantasizing about my reunion with my dear friend... and …
... much before, one step and I was looking how I looked during a Mexican basketball game outside under the sun. That’s how sweaty we became, it was just so hot! We checked into our final hotel, which was supposed to have a really nice pool, to find the water nice and… green? We were confused as it didn’t seem to faze anyone else, but we spent most of our time at the beach anyway, so never did test the waters. The hotel was located ...
... I was properly panicking at this point, as there was no mobile phone signal and all manner of scenarios were going through my mind like what would we do if we got stuck. Del chose the route he preferred and went for it. My heart was pounding and I was gripping the seat so hard willing the car through. We made it out and did a high five or 'cinco' as we now call it ;)
After 3.5 hours driving we decided not to visit Montezuma and went straight to Tambor. We got a ...
... shower I have ever seen!
We had some nice down time after our beach time where the students showered, took a tour of the town and helped to infuse the economy with a bit of youthful spending. They came home decked out in sarongs and far too energetic for having expended so much energy during that surf lesson. Though everyone was still in bed at a decent hour, which is good because tomorrow we kayak to the island... The adventure continues. ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking