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... s Day card from my dear Barry. Did he have a loving card at his place you may ask? No he did not. He is the thoughtful one. I had never given it a thought prior to the trip and there were no cards available aboard. A lame excuse. Plus, all the Valentine’s cards we bought for our families are on the stair steps at home. I don’t think they will get them in time.
Our excursion today was ...
... flustered, partly because she had not received the booking (no-one looks online) and partly because her other guests were Costa Ricans. She kept explaining in Spanish that it was a very simple, rustic place! It was, basically a shack on the beach, but clean and comfortable with a large bathroom and only a few yards from the sea.
The only negative factor was the presence of a kind of crunchy millipede that seemed to have footpath rights across our floor. ...
... the dark brown shore.
A driver was waiting to take us to Finca Maresia. We looked around the beachfront area with wander. There were endless amounts of palm trees and colorful flowers, and single-story buildings lining an unpaved road. Finca Maresia is away from the beach, closer to the jungles. We knew this, but as we started driving away and away from the hopping beach area, we felt a little anxious. We knew it would ...
... for dear life a couple of times, but nothing serious. El capitano ushered us onto the boat and we set off soon after half eleven. The first hour was through the Jungle rivers and was pretty spectacular, yet again, after which we hit the Pacific Ocean and it was a little more lumpy, sitting on the lift vest helped soften the blow. We came across a large pod of Dolphins on the way in, which always puts a smile on your face. Boat stopped at a random jetty and we sat tight as it ...
... but like most places we stay at in Puerto Jimenez there are no mosquito nets so take precautions accordingly. Dengue Fever is a serious threat that is spreading worldwide because travelers fail to apply repellant, get bit and show symptoms one to two weeks later which are often not identified as Dengue, and take it back to their home country where local mosquitos can spread it. See CDC on the web for more info.
Don't let this scare you away from ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking