Hotel Punta Islita
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- Continental Breakfast
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... the whole beach to the camp which absolutely killed me. After that we chilled and I went surfing. Was perfect waves and caught quite a few. I then had a snooze in the bench outside on the beach and then came in for dinner. We then played cards and chilled and talked about loads of stuff. Stayed up playing cards, president, cheat and spoons for the night and went to sleep at 8 for my 2am shift in the hatchery. ...
... landscape. We had a great conversation about our shared passions. He then joined Sylvie, Paul and I on the Arenal Volcano hike. The rainforest was lush and we saw quite a few plant and insect species. The smell was indescribable. The sunset over Lake Nicaragua was beautiful. After a late dinner we turned in for an early morning. Paul would be heading back to San Jose to fly out and Sylvie and I were heading on to ...
... apartment to make
breakfast. Carmen made “egg riders” which are a tortilla with an egg cracked
into a ring of onion with cheese then sandwiched between another tortilla. She served
them with tomato salsa and cilantro. We cut up fruit and packed things for sandwiches
before heading to the beach. As we drove by Samara beach it had become more
crowded, Carmen decided we should go one more beach down ...
... evening we went for a night turtle tour. We had dinner then boarded a boat at 7pm. We walked through Tortuguero town in the dark and continued walking along the edge of the beach for about 40 minutes via torchlight. We were lucky to have a famous guide called Castor Hunter (his father was the first turtle guide in the park). He seemed to have priority and as soon as the signal came that the was a turtle laying eggs we had to keep our torches off and walk onto the beach in ...
... with snakes, these amateur hikers were unfazed and took off for the summit full of energy. While we suffered a minor hiccup of going left instead of right at the edge of the parking lot, it was smooth sailing for at least the first 500 metres... Then it was a brutal 2 hour steep sweaty climb through a combination of unshaded farmland and dense jungle. We did eventually reach the summit though where the relief of the girls in particular was palpable, Sarah expressing herself ...