Travel Blogs from Playa San Miguel
Crossing into Costa Rica was easy peasy..
Lots of buses to Tilaran, headed for Volcan Arenal for some walkies.. shame a lot of things very expensive to get to so didn't get to do all we planned, got invited to a finca and a bull riding competition by a french costa rican who had a finger bitten off by an iguana last year..
went for a refreshing dip in the local river, the walk there ...
... first snorkel trip. For the second one only two people came in with us and I showed them lots of puffer fish and eels that were around the rocks. The guy was a really good free diver and could hold his breath even longer than me under the water so he got to see quite a lot. His girlfriend didn't like to free dive but I found her a lot of stuff in the shallows to look at. After we headed back and two of the couples have Julian tips for us and ...
... slap. Not really sure why I'm telling you, but it was so funny and the other rafts were definitely jealous of our little handshake (who wouldn't be?). ;) We also ended up flipping our raft (the only one in the entire group- there were probably about six rafts total) which was a hoot. I could not stop smiling and laughing the entire day. Right now we are headed to swim in the hot springs (which includes waterslides *fist pump) and then we are going out on the ...
... places we’d been in Costa Rica, as it was hot and dry there, almost reminiscent of home in some ways. We spent our days here taking ourselves for walks and each time we went out we saw something different. We saw a massive oriole snake, that was at least 2.5m long and spider, howler and white faced monkeys. There were also lots of interesting birds, including orioles, trogons, jabirus and roseate spoonbills.
We were in Palo ...
... with Parque Ecologico La Fortuna. The company was professional and I felt safe throughout the adventure. We climbed for 20 minutes via tractor and walked 10 more minutes to reach the first platform. There were 12 cables strung through the park with minimal disturbance to the wildlife. We were hooked on one by one onto each cable high up in the canopy and as we laid back with our legs up we jetted across the cable with birds eye view of the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking