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Mar 10, 2013 - Last day in Samara.
Had a good day in the sun. Our last in Samara. I boogie boarded and then we saw a live band at dinner at the Elanka beach bar rest. Tomorrow we take the interbus to Alleluia it's $47 each and it about a five hour ride. We will be staying two night at the Vidal Tropical B&B. then we fly out of the sun and heat on Wensday.Jump to full entry
Mar 8, 2013 - To much sun!
Yes the last two days I have been having out at the pool for 2 hours a day ! I thought I was ok keeping my bandana wet and swimming every 10 min to keep cool. But I woke up and soon I I stood in the sun I new I had to keep out if it today. So we tripped around town and hung out under the covers at the beach and I feel better tonight. We had a nice tuna salad at the La Conda beach bar it was 8 buks and judge so we split it. Later we went to the Giada for pizza ! They have a great pizza oven that you can see as you view then making and...Jump to full entry
Mar 7, 2013 - Sun beer and birds.
Usual day of over 32 and lots of sun. Last night we listened to a live guitar on the beach and three fire dancers showed up and put in a show to his music. Lots of Roxs favorite bid the Parakeet. They make a ton of noise and fly around crazy, one way , then back again for no particular reason. Monkeys are seen every day as the mangos are now ripe. Fishing is real good here our friend Ken got a 29# snook right off the beach . Then on the way home a local had a large grouper. Maybe 50 plus pounds. He had it on a cart and was pushing it for...Jump to full entry
Mar 4, 2013 - Beach walk & lots of sun.
Got up this morning and we walked the North side of Samara beach at low tide. Saw lots of Pelicans diving for fish and standing around on the reef when full. On the way back we stopped to chat with edwardo who has been running bar Olas for 2.5 months. He used to own the Chart House rest. In Campbell river. He has super cold beer for 1000 colonies. About the cheapest in town. That's about $2 us. Then we grabbed lunch at the Princess bakeryJump to full entry
Mar 3, 2013 - Birthday & Town Pics.
Had my birthday on Feb 27 at Esmeralda's rest. It was great I had 2 lobsters and we invited Ken and his wife to sit with us so we had a bit of a party. Next day we met a couple Philip and his wife Jannet for a car ride up to see the famous sunset from the Hotel Guanamar in Carrila. After sunset at 6:30 pm the four of us went to the Hula Jungle for 2 for 1 pizza it cost us 18 bucks and we spit on and then took the second pizza home for lunch the next day. Got back in town and saw a great travelling band at the Gusto Beach bar rest. Wow. Good...Jump to full entry
Mar 1, 2012 - Landed In Playa Hermosa.
After a seven hour trip along the coat visiting all the little towns and beaches, we arrived in Playa Hermosa. Staying with Kathy and Leggo in a clean little apartment. We just landed and were a bit late in Hermosa due to a fan belt starting to fall off the taxi, so we grabbed showers and hit the town of Playa Coco with Kathy and Leggo. Great little town and we partied at a beach bar with real good live music. Off to check out Playa Coco this afternoon , they maybe dinner there tonight. Works out good as Leggo has rented a car. Pics and...Jump to full entry
Feb 28, 2012 - On the move!
Tomorrow we will take a taxi up to Plays Hermosa to visit our old friends from Costa Rica Lego and Kathy. We are driving up the cost line an SUV so we can see ground that we have never seen before. We will visit , Gaiza, Ostinal, Auellanes, Negra, and Tamarindo along the way. Off for a massage then dinner with friends and the beach in between. BradJump to full entry
Feb 27, 2012 - Birthday Boy!
Today is my birthday! And I am going to have a good time. Its true. I am now 50. Or as some will say half a 100. We had my big party last week before my friends left, it was great and thanks to all! Its great to be in out new pad at the Tico Lodge , the tree top suit. It has a great view and nice breeze. We have the fridge stocked and enjoyed the stars from our large private deck. We are here as the Belvedere made us a sweet deal to move out for some large group coming in. Have a look at the pics and thank you to the Belvedere Hotel. All...Jump to full entry
Feb 25, 2012 - Sun & Surf In Samara.
Just bumming around town in the sun. Got a bit of a rash from my shorts after all the biking and surfing two days ago so I am just taking it easy and letting the rash go away. Tonight is the last night at the Belvedere then we will be moving over to the Tico Adventure Lodge for 3 days. Had some large bugs on the walk way last night, did some swimming in the pool last night under the stars and palm trees. Tomorrow Verina's sister is coming to visit her and the two of them are off to Nicaragua for a few days so we will not see her again. So...Jump to full entry
Feb 24, 2012 - Biking , Surfing & Dinners.
Yesterday was a pretty full day as I took Verina´s pink bike to the shop to get a bolt tightened. I did not think it was a big deal but almost every girl had to comment on why I had a pink girls bike. LOL Real chick magnet. John am I rode all over the town and to the small town to the North and then down the beach to the small community to the South. Rox and me met with some friends from town and went to the beach to do some surfing swimming and boogie boarding. It was great and my friends first time up on a surf board. LOL He got up on the...Jump to full entry
Feb 22, 2012 - Sunsets & Tarantulas.
Hey we liked the sunset in Carrillo so much we did it again with our friend John ( Jay Leno) LOL I think John looks like Jay Leno he and his wife are from Terrace B.C. Had a nice pizza and then headed across the street to watch the sun fall on the water. Its kinda crazy, but we have seen four tarantulas in the last two days! Two big one and 2 small ones. One big one was discovered by Rox as she was heading up the tail to our room. LOL Brad come here quick. I headed over and we got a pic. The rule is do not touch the spider it has hairs on...Jump to full entry
Feb 20, 2012 - Good By To Erling!
Today is going to be 36 in the shade. This morning we said good by to Erling after a nice breakfast. He is rushing home to catch some rain and yummy 3 degree weather! LOL He has been down in the sun a long time already! Yesterday Rox and me got a ride to a small town next door called Playa Buena Vista. It was a nice little trip and we got to see the Flying Crocodile Hotel on the way. I have always wanted to see this place as it has a bunch of small cabins that are built really funky. It did not let me down. Zac picked us up in his 4 by 4...Jump to full entry