Tico Adventure Lodge
Travel Blogs from Playa Samara
... 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 ...
... with Coach Rickert and Miss Julie. ;) Then some of us took showers and others dried off (they took showers back at the cabinas, don't worry!) Afterwards, we got a very delicious dinner at the restaurant and I had fish (Lauren) and I had a hamburger (Katelyn) and we had these AMAZING Iced Fruit Punch drinks!!!!!! (Lauren REALLY liked those!) And now we are back at the cabinas very exhausted after a good, *********g day's work. Tomorrow we are in for a ...
... 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 ...
... a bit tired of the twitching but that will be compensated by some zip-lining once we get to Monteverde .The Spanish is improving although I'm sure I sound like an absolute retard. Anyway, people take pity and are generally very helpful. As mentioned earlier, next up is Monteverde / Santa Elena. Bring it on!
Hmm, anyway - there will be no zip-lining for me, ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking