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... the Gulf Coast of Florida, it just messes with your head. Anyway. Montezuma is a mere 50kms from our next destination – Playa Samara – so it seems it shouldn’t take much to get there, but oh, it does. We started out from little Monte around 8am and it took a good 3 hours on a gut punching dirt road to get to the middle of the area - Nicoya city – where we connected with another bus for another hour ride to Samara. In ...
... would DIE to play soccer in a rain forest. There is a small turf field in the middle of no where and we had front row seats on the balcony over looking the field. I think if I lived in Samara, I would simply buy a hammock to sleep in by the field. For the next two hours I got to watch gorgeous men running around (shirts optional) and at the same time brush up on my Spanish profanity! I loved every second of it. During the second half of Bambi's game (he plays on a team with ...
... from there to head to another beach we'd heard about, called Playa Grande. From Tamarindo you can see the beach but with few roads to reach around a peninsula, it was about a 40 minute drive to get to, where we arrived in the dark and had no idea where we were going. We had friends though; land crabs! These black and red crabs were all over the road and I had to dodge them with the car constantly.
We stayed at El Manglar a hotel/hostel that was a really cool hang out spot with ...
... arrived promptly. We had to wait to check out because the hotel didn't have any electricity. Losing power is apparently quite common which is why were were told to bring flashlights. Good thing as we did need them on several occasions.
By 11ish, we were on our way by am with visions of the beach paradise to come. I sat up front with the our driver...each helping the other practice Spanish and English. Rob sat in back and ignored us. The first 2 hrs ...
... sup> wave we caught. Woooo! Amateurs.
So, being part of the Fenton family, we are naturally pretty competitive when it comes to sports. Ok, no, we are extremely competitive… with ourselves, with each other, with our big brother, with our parents, with the Landers during innocent Christmas games… with the rest of the world. So it comes as no surprise that when things aren’t going our way, or when somebody isn’t ...