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Feb 23, 2013 - Bri Bri Town of Chocolate.
Got up early and took our tour bus Noth 35 min up a dirt road deep into the jungle. Her we met a local family and they took us on a jungle tour of natural healing plants and herbs. It is called a shaman walk. We saw the Bri Bri , which are the local natives life circles and ways of life. Learned lots. Next we went to a family estate about 15 min away by van to visit a local chocolate farm. This is all done natural and we had to hike in about 5 min then cross over a high foot suspension bridge. Very yummy chocolate and we ate a local lunch ....Jump to full entry
Feb 21, 2013 - Best day yet!
Got up this morning in a bit of rain. Was able to see the green and red poison dart frog. Next off to the jaguar reserve . We got to be ) inches away from baby sloths and I got to feed a Tucan. Ya that is my favorite bird. Then we came back one the sunshine and got 1 hour massages on the beach. $30 bucks each. Then we heard a great live 3 pice band at the Lazy Mon bar for sunset. Then home shore and the down town in time to listen to a live 8 pice band with trombone, drums, 2 guitars, singer, electric violin and some guy playing a wood box!...Jump to full entry
Feb 20, 2013 - Just putting around town.
Diid a small walk around town and hiked up cashew hill. Bit of rain around 4pm. Still very hot. We booked a tour for Sat to Brie to see chocolate made by hand the old way and a tour of the jungle with the indigenous shaman. Tomorrow we are off to the animal reserve at 11am. Town is fun and have a genuine Rasta man friend as I can afford the small hand outs for info and laugher . Lol BradJump to full entry
Feb 18, 2013 - New pad Casa Verde Losge
Moved into town to the Casa Vede Lodge. Got a deal $ 60 per night. Great place. Erling suggestedt it! Went into tow around 5:30pm for sunset. Went to the lazy mon bar and listened to a fun band. Some passed a baby pit bull around to pat. It was so cute only 2.5 months old. Rox fell in love with it. I was taken as well. Lovin the new pad Brad:)) it's 1/2 block from town.Jump to full entry
Feb 17, 2013 - Around Banana Azul.
Last day at Casa Las Breezes. Next we are staying in town at Casa Verde in a little cabin with a hostel kind of feel , some rooms some beds ect. Common area as well. 2750 - 0015 . It's 60 bucks per night free coffe and home made cookies. Its t right down town Puerto Viejo!Jump to full entry
Feb 16, 2013 - The southern towns.
Poured rain last night and power went out again for 30 min around 1:30 am. Woke up to bright sunshine and real heat. Had to push the door open as the resort dog Zena was laying up against the outside of it!! Seems she takes her job very seriously! We had of free breakfast , French toast and eggs and coffee on the upper veranda. ( great view) then we jumped in a cab with a bilingual driver and took a trip South to see the towns of Punta Uva& Manzanilla. Last town is about 1/2 hour away. We stopped at the beaches along the way and had beer...Jump to full entry
Feb 15, 2013 - A lazy day at the beach and pool.
Yesterday was very hot! Today we just chilled and hung out. Took some pics and did a lot of nothing. Had a great dinner last night at (stashusconfusion rest) we had veg curie dish and spiced plantain bananas,and muscles in a spice cream. Today hot, but bit overcast here and there.Jump to full entry
Feb 14, 2013 - Valentines Day!!
We had a tropical rainstorm last night and lost power for three or four hours. But that was in the middle of the night. Sure was dark with no moon and stars to light the yard. Woke up with power and lots of heat from the tropical sun. Had our breakfast in the house deck as it was a bit windy on the beach and the waves were pounding hard on the beach makin sand. After breakfast that is included in our 70 bucks a night , we headed down town to trip around and explore the shops for Rox. Yes she found a funky rasta pair of yoga pants that she...Jump to full entry
Feb 13, 2013 - Pool day in the sun.
Today was our first full day of full on sun. It was hot for breakfast! We started of with coffee severed at the cabin , then moved down to the beach for fresh fruit and then eggs and French toast. Hung out at the pool most if the day and Brad wondered around shooting some pics with the big camera. Brad got a nice red flood on the shoulders as we walked up the road to the local store. It's about a 10 min walk. Next we are off to the Banana azul for dinner and drinks.Jump to full entry
Feb 12, 2013 - Beach breakfast and the town.
Woke up this morning and Will had us fresh coffee and a set up in the beach for our breakfast! Nice. Got a cab into town for 4 bucks U. S. then we walked around most of the day. Real nice people and the town is very friendly. People really love to live here and they tell u that everywhere. We booked our next 7 days as well in a funky little hostel recommended by the boss man Erling himself. So now we are booked for the rest of our trip. Lol Rox just called me In as she saw a litte mouse in the cabina. It is very cute and looks like a...Jump to full entry
Feb 11, 2013 - Puerto Viejo
We have arrived after a five hour bus ride a glimmer of port a lemon very rough, driver advised to close windows, very green and humid lots of banana groves beautiful Carib ocean. Our casita is so cute with beautiful flowers, Gettin settled in ready to relax....Jump to full entry
Nov 14, 2012 - Puerto Viejo
Äntlig goht s los! Frieh am Morge nämme mer der Bus, wo ys vo San José nach Puerto Viejo an der Karibikküschte bringe soll. S isch e faszinierendi Fahrt durch näbelverhangeni Wälder und entlang vo der Stross immer widr aifachi Hüttli (ohni Wällbläch kunnsch nit wyt) und Sodas (de traditionelle Baizli). Und worum nit s Gfängnis diräggt in Urwald baue? WC-Pause git s nach bitz mee als 3 Stund z Limón (s Papier isch im Bryys inbegriffe und wird dir – uf Wunsch – am Ygang in d Pföte druggt). Denn nach ere wytere Stund simmer am Zyyl! Diräggt am...Jump to full entry