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Parents just an update the flight AA1580 has been delayed due to maintenance. The ETD as of right now is 530 with an eta into DE at 9:35. They have not actually departed yet so if you would like to continue checking aa.com go to flight status and enter flight number 1580 departing as afternoon and then you can see the status of the flight. I know they are all ready to be home and i know we are all ready to see our loved ones. Pray for safe ...
... are strictly illegal (a case was being heard as I travelled through). And the Ticos are a self confident, brash lot. Easy to talk to -- quick to laugh -- proud of their country.
Crossing from one country to the other was the usual hassle. Large buses dumped their passengers out into the immigration area just as I arrived, and we stood in a long line in the hot sun. I found myself behind a really ...
... looking animals and beautiful trees. Hugo was great pointing out so much of the forest to us. It took exactly 2 hours to get to the waterfall & we only passed 3 people along the way. I was so glad we had Hugo, Jeff and I would have gotten lost. The trail was not clearly marked.
Seeing the waterfall was truly an "aha" moment. Jeff wanted to swim up to the falls, but I was too chicken. I sat with Hugo ...
... in the distance & got off the rocks, fast. The tide was coming in.
Jeff had a great time out there, but was feeling a bit queasy from the waves. He is a registered scuba diver & knew if he was feeling queasy, I would not have made it.
Enjoyed relaxing in a lounge chair & starring out onto the Pacific Ocean. Went into the ocean a couple of times, but the waves really were crazy ...
... so we decided to drive north to the Papagayo Peninsula. We had stayed in this area back in 2006 when the kids were little. Frommers highly recommended Allegro Papagayo resort ~ #1 place to stay with kids! What a crock, there is nothing in this area, the kids were bored all week, so didn't leave Costa Rica really wanting to return. So glad we gave it a second chance last year & found Playa Hermosa, so much ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center