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Jan 4, 2011 - Playa Hermosa

I met Bobbie Jo and the others from Diving Safaris on the beach and we got a small boat out to the bigger boat. We went to 2 local dive sites, Monkey Head (a rock that looks like a monkey's head) and Virador. Bobbie Jo was very patient with me, as it was my first dive since taking my course. The water was really clear and we saw lots of rays and fish, and bright purple fish eggs on the rocks, it was a really great couple of dives. When I got back, I met mum one the beach and we had lunch at El Valero before an afternoon of relaxing and...

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Jan 3, 2011 - Playa Hermosa

We got the public bus to Playa Hermosa, which took just over an hour and went through some of the local villages. The bus was very full, as it was a public holiday and the locals were heading to the beach for the day, complete with picnics and barbeques. We got off the bus and stopped at the first restuarant we came across as we were starving. I introduced mum to cerviche (raw fish) in lime juice whilst I had my first casado (rice, beans, salad and plantains). We then headed down the hill towards the beach to Iguana Inn. We were a bit...

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Feb 16, 2009 - A good news day.

Ok so today was a good day. In fact it's been an amazing few days. After leaving the national park I wrote to the volunteer organisation asking for my money back, and of course got no response on Friday. Which meant I had to wait until Monday to speak to them. Stayed at the backackers in Manuel Antonio for the weekend and had a blast. Met some awesome people at the hostel including an Aussie, Justin and 3 Argentinians, Ariel, Debi and Flor. We had a ball. Saturday was valentines day so the 5 of us went out to dinner and then went back to...

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