Travel Blogs from Montezuma
... town in Costa Rica. Again a place we had heard great things about. So full of grand expectations we pulled in at Tamarindo and to my complete surprise it was so built up and modern. In a strange kind of way it reminded me of Noosa. Obviously not a bad thing, but again it really didn't feel like I was in Costa Rica. Trying not to judge too quickly we strolled around town with our packs in the blistering heat searching for a place to stay for the night and as we did there was one ...
... were served before dinner. For dinner Carolyn had Mahi Mahi, and I had steak. Dessert was chocolate lava cake, and now we're heading back to our room. It's so dark here that you can the nose in front of your face. We can sleep late tomorrow as breakfast is not until 7:30 am.
All in all, it was a fantastic day, and we're really looking forward to the next several days at Manuel Antonio National ...
... s right off the street, so I can hear the cars go by constantly which is nice but a little frustrating when trying to relax and sleep…first world problems right here. Hehe. We relaxed for roughly an hour then regrouped and headed out for a small adventure.
We saw the national museum, a national park which was really pretty, again appreciation for the importance of the LIVING, the most well known hospital, the national library which is ...
... creepy bats. My shoes got wet and didn’t get a chance to dry and their smell is still not great. I have to leave them out my bag. We had a very scary taxi ride to Bucaramanga, which would have been one of the most picturesque mountain passes I have ever been on were it not for the taxi driver. I think he was a driver on the worlds deadliest road in Bolivia and after it closed he decided to come to Columbia. He had no fear of oncoming traffic, speed, blind corners ...
... and who would forget, a supposed crocodile that made his way from the river up hill and into the hostel one night. Who needed an expensive guided tour into the wilderness when we were living in it? This was the most wildlife we had scene on our trip so far. We really were in MonteZOOma.
Other then the excitement of the hostel in the jungle, the town really was quite nice. The centre was small and made up of some charming old wooden houses that were decked out in ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility