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... we actually saw 2 baby turtles crawling out to the water for their first time. They are ADORABLE 4 inch long babies.
Now that I've had my surf lesson for the day, we've checked out of our hostel in Tamarindo and are going to rent a car. We're just going to drive wherever the road may take us down the coast for a few days. There aren't many pictures for you to enjoy as it's hard to surf and get shots so we've got a lot of sunset pictures.
While everyone went rappelling or caving, we freed ourselves from all the activities and decided to go see the waterfall which, according to all the locals we asked, is half an hour hike away. Just to avoid any confusion here, hiking is actually walking! And seems like any walk was called a hike in Costa Roca. Basically, you can say you went hiking if you just popped out to a shop or walked (hiked) to the nearest bar. It just sounds better I guess if you're too lazy ...
... each present was bought. After an hour or so Ott went to prepare the nibbles we had bought in Liberia.
Unfortunately the heavens opened at about 10. It rained pretty hard and looked pretty constant but it cleared up at about 1.
Everybody started to arrive at about 3, which is the time that I got ready, purposefully leaving it as late as possible so that I wouldn't melt before everything kicked off due to a combination of the heat and nerves. Thankfully ...
... see some national parks. It is unsafe to drive here because the drivers here are hot-headed latinos who pass on hills, tail-gate, go over the yellow line around corners, there are cows on the road, kids on bicycles, oxcarts, iguanas crossing the road and we have had too many close calls. I told Joe that I had a bad feeling about us driving any more long distances so we are going to stick close to ...
... buses of the day we made it all the way to La Fortuna where we stayed in a kool little hostel called Gringo Pete's.
Day 444: Saturday 6th April 2013
So waking up today at Gringo Pete's we collectively made the very quick decision that we wanted to alter our plans based purely on this hostel. We had had a few heavy travel days by this point and the idea of a day ...