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... We found a little café nearby to have lunch, and then drove to Playa Negra a few miles away. Judging by the long blond dreadlocks of the surfers and the size of the waves in the distance, we had clearly stumbled onto a hardcore surfer's beach. These were some of the largest waves I have ever seen - so big that they were creating huge barrels that the surfers could slide under. It was incredible. We marveled at the surfers for about an hour and then drove back home.
... was just how every other time together had been: enlightening, funny, and meaningful. The last day I spent with Estiben. I got my favorite smoothie, ate at my favorite restaurant, went to my favorite part of the beach, and went surfing one last time with him.
Leaving was hard. I was more upset than I ever thought I would be. But if this is what the world has to offer, well then I want more! Es verdad mis amigos, es verdad. ...
... where the surrounding borders are a nightmare, I found it interesting that someone would not carry cash especially as the fee was only $7......We waited for him for a while as he tried to negotiate his way through, but in the end he had to take another cab into Puerto viejo! We met an outrageous funny American couple on the boat from Boca del Torro and ended up in the back of the same taxi with them. They had bought bamboo boats too big to fit in their bags and were lugging ...
After a bumpy 2 hour drive along a dirt road and an hour boat ride on the lake we made it to La Fortuna. La Fortuna is a tiny town with views of the Arenal volcano, when it's not a cloudy day. The volcano was active from 1968 to 2010, seems like we were three years too late to witness the lava eruptions.
While in Fortuna we spent one day walking up the famous waterfall which is situated at the base of the volcano. It was only a 5 km's walk but ...
... you would have amazing waves for 10 minutes and then nothing for an hour. Quite frustrating but when it was on there were some great waves.
Whilst I never saw it in full flight I had enough quality waves to know that in a big swell it would be a great break. The local surf shop guy talked me into renting a 6'2". Yep, it's been longer than 15 years and over 30 kgs since I rode anything close to that. I loved it. After being supremely skeptical I was ...