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Today was my excursion with Dominical Surf Adventures - In Dominical, Costa Rica of course. :)
I set the alarm for 6 am but ended up getting out of bed at 6:30 am. I was quite tired from the adventures of the previous day.
It did not take us long to get out the door so we would not be late for my White Water Adventure.
The meeting place for the Rafting Adventure was in Dominical, Costa Rica. It was only around a 25 minute drive to get there.
... reserve where animals normally found in zoos roam free, and the hundreds of different species of plants make you feel like you've been dropped in the middle of the jungle. We spent the day listening to the sounds of howler monkeys, trying to spot sloths amongst the trees, and enjoying the most beautiful beaches. We felt very much at one with nature, fighting off monkeys who'd hoped to add our sarongs to their winter wardrobe, and losing Hannah's biscuits to ...
... realized the tide wasn't right yet (and the waves 15ft high), so we decided to relax and watch the pros for a bit. After relaxing for a while and observing the pros, we tried
paddling out ourselves.
After a solid 30seconds of paddling, we were too tired to continue, so we proceeded to walk and jump through the waves on our journey out from the beach. For the next hour or so we practiced paddling, balancing, and getting up. And ...
... to Rigo and Olman, a couple of the very knowledgeable staff members here at Hacienda Baru. The guides here are constantly giving us facts on the things we are seeing and eating. Their knowledge seems be never-ending.
After harness fitting and some brief instruction, we are on our way into rainforest. For safety purposes, the property has a number of locked gates. The guides usher us through them and into the forest. Almost immediately we encounter a very ...
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The drive from Playa Hermosa to Hacienda Baru isn’t long (100 or so kms) but what did surprise me was how much it looks like Indonesia or Malaysia. The road is flat and on either side for the best part of an hour are km after km of palm oil plants. Apparently there used to be big Chiquita Banana plantations here at one time but after blight hit the bananas, the company packed it ...