Barcelo Tambor Beach
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Costa Rica has a reputation for being more expensive, so Josh and I decided to do a week of volunteer work on a local farm to 'massage' the budget. We found this opportunity through a website called workaway.info and got connected with the owner of Finca Paraiso (Paradise Farm), Steve, in Tambor, Costa Rica. The agreement entails 4-5 hours of work per day per person in exchange for a roof over our head ...
... the Pan American Highway for a good part of the way but after about 45 minutes we joined the back end of a traffic jam. Our guide did a good job of telling us about the history, geography and economy of Costa Rica but after about 40 minutes he was beginning to repeat himself. We hadn't moved an inch and after a few phone calls to his office and the highway police, he informed us that the locals had gone on strike ...
... preparation team for the five week expedition Adventure Challenge; where they'd be camping out, making rafts, fishing and completing challenges around the island. It was with fond memories that we set off again, across the water to our next national park of Carara. The parks themselves were very close but differed vastly, in look and feel. San Lucas was remote and sprawling, whilst Carara was bigger and more densely populated by both plants and animals. In Carara we would be ...
... without sacrificing on to many of the luxuries. Crucially it still had a small pool which in this heat was damn near essential! We were all feeling our wallets sting a bit (In Canada a girls purse is actually still called a wallet and her bag is called the purse instead, confusing I know, this was only ...
... great job of trying to be as environmentally sensitive as possible, she has a container to place all of the organic garbage in and they throw it over the fence to mulch and feed the wild animals that hang around here. We have seen both the coati and agouti heading down the hill to find something to snack on.
There has been a little spotted skunk that has shown up several times and we get a "whiff" of his presence other times as well. The people in the dorm ...