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... off the rocks. Once the boat became dislodged from the rocks, the main guide would hop back into the boat.
Midway on the tour, we stopped along the water bank and walked to a waterfall nearby. We had a photo op as a group and also went for a little swim under the falls.
Oh yes, speaking of pictures, I did not bring my camera. I didn't think it would be a good idea - did not want to loose my camera with the water currents. Luckily, a couple had a guide ...
... actually getting this nice, warm, fuzzy feeling inside that you get from catching a wave.
Eventually though, after much struggling and drowning and attempted-dives under the crashing waves, we had each caught a couple of waves. Was great. I think all three of us are each independently, or as a group, planning on coming back to Dominical at one time or
another to continue the surfing adventures.
After surfing at Playa de Hermosa, ...
... and great for a bunch that has pretty limited experience. They are enjoyable but not crazy. An adrenaline junky would be bored, but they are perfect for us. The forest is dense and there isn’t a ton to see but it is very entertaining to snap photos of everyone’s faces as they make their way from platform to platform. The humidity is high in the forest and even though the temps are pretty moderate, we are all sweating pretty good by the time we are done.
... As you can see, we have breakfast on the deck each morning while checking email etc. Breakfast always includes a glass of 'coco agua' and fresh fruit from our property. (John gets to use his machete every morning !) We visited a few of the local beaches. John through his fishing line in at Pinuela, fishing was good, catching not so much. Of coarse the pool beckons every day, sooo relaxing.
Pura Vida !!
... it was Semana Santa (the week before Easter when everyone in Costa RIca is on vacation) and we might not get another opportunity to see Vivian’s sea turtle, we reluctantly climbed aboard the boat. We repeatedly emphasized our desire (nay, our NEED) to see a sea turtle.
Despite the rocky beginning, it was overall a successful voyage. We watched spotted dolphins frolicking off the bow of our boat. Ivy pointed at ...