Playa Ocotal was the most interesting beach we visited in Costa Rica. The surf was very strong while we were there, so we didn’t go in the ocean much. The beach… Read more Costa Rica Trip, Day 13 – Playa Ocotal →
I was out of my mind. I wanted out of that cave so bad. I climbed, shakily, looking up at the pinhole of light that was the exit. I climbed that ladder like you wouldn’t believe, smashing my knees against the rungs and smearing guano all over my arms and chest as I clutched the ladder like my life depended on it.
The water at Playa Conchal is that gorgeous turquoise color everyone imagines when they think of beach resort vacations. I really don’t know how Conchal could be covered with shells and have turquoise water while right next door Brasilito is just regular old sand and regular blue/gray ocean water color.
The next morning, we ate Cheerios on our balcony and gawked at the view. This area reminded me a lot of the Southern California coast – except way less developed.… Read more Costa Rica Trip, Day 10 – Playa Hermosa →
In the morning, we had our final breakfast at Hotel Tangara. By this time I was going to weep if I had to eat another banana, but fortunately they switched… Read more Costa Rica Trip, Day 9 – Getting to Playas del Coco →
We spent our final full day in the Arenal area doing the most adventurous stuff we could handle – ziplining and whitewater rafting! I’ll admit that I was a little… Read more Costa Rica Trip, Day 8 – Ziplines and Rafts! →
We spent Friday exploring the hanging bridges at Arenal Sky Adventures. It was a very warm day, and there was a lot of hiking to get to each bridge. We… Read more Costa Rica Trip, Day 7 – Hanging Bridges →
Thanksgiving has long been a favorite holiday of mine. Getting together with my loved ones and sharing massive quantities of food – what’s not to love? Thanksgiving 2016 strayed a… Read more Costa Rica Trip, Day 6 – Thanksgiving with Hurricane Otto →