Hotel Punta Islita
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Swimming pool
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... would also explain why it was so damned salty and discoloured.
At least the torturers had the decency to artistically display the squid and fish carcasses on the plates, with random blobs of sauce and shreds of greenery scattered about, resembling a disjointed Picasso painting. Alright, so it wasn't really all that artistic, but I guess that's what passes for fusion food in these parts, and explains ...
... don't want to know what their summer feels like, lol. Among CPI's three locations, this is the most rural. So no air conditioning though they do have fans, cold showers that do far more than hot one ever could in this climate and small houses. So far, it's cozy so if I can get through this heat for the next week, then I'm set for better, cooler weather the rest of my trip. I'm gonna check out the beach later for the ...
... of the hotel, a young man approached. His english was better than my spanish. He asked where we were headed and I told him the name of our hotel. He smiled and said, "you're close, that's just around the curve about 100 meters." Ok, I've learned Costa Rican distance needs to have a multiplier so surely he meant 1000 meters. Trying to convert meters to feet in my head, he assured me it 'really, its just around the curve".
With new resolve, we pushed on up the hill to ...
... their all you can eat buffets are just too dangerous. But have to say, we eat healthier down here with the fresh fruits & veggies.
Got ready & headed out on our first road adventure. Tamarindo Beach, here come the Neigers! The drive started out ok, but soon the paved road turned into a dirt road. But the map still said we were on 911, but why did it have 4X4 on it? And why weren't we seeing any other cars? Oh ****, we quickly ...
... 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 ...