Costa Rica

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  • Day160


    July 12, 2017 in Costa Rica ⋅ ⛅ 25 °C

    After a pounding ear infection, a flat tyre, an amazing chocolate chip muffin 🤤 and SIX hours of driving only 100km we f i n a l l y made it to Playa Potrero which is on the Pacific coast in Guancaste.

    Guancaste is the province in the north at the border with Nicaragua and is known for having the best beaches in Costa Rica.

    One of first our full day we walked to Playa Flamingo - called that because of the 'pink' sand on the beach. This was a huge anticlimax. The sand might have had a pink tinge to it but I'm not even sure if I really did or I was pretending it did to justify the 45min walk there. We ate at Coco Loco which is right on the beach and does amazing coconut cocktails. Gracias.

    In the evening there was an amazing sunset on the beach with a glass of wine. The sky turned purple it was incredible.

    The second day was a pool/ food/ watching orange is the new black in the room, waiting for the rain to pass day and then another sunset - which all in all was pretty nice. I'm enjoying the chilled vibe here.

    We also did a catamaran sunset cruise where you could go snorkelling. The snorkelling wasn't amazing but we did see two turtles in the wild and we had a really nice day.

    On the last day we went to Playa Conchal which was the nicest beach by far. It was our last day together and we had a nice lunch and afternoon on the beach. In the evening we watched the final sunset and then had dinner at the sailing club on the beach. It was a really nice way to end another amazing holiday.

    We got up early the next day and I was dropped off in Liberia to catch the bus to the border town of Penas Blancas. It was really sad to say goodbye to mum and Rosy as we couldn't have had a better holiday in a nicer plan, but today essentially marks two months until I'm back in England so I've got to the make the most of my time left.
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  • Day6


    December 11, 2017 in Costa Rica ⋅ ☀️ 26 °C

    Mijn laatste dagen wilde ik graag besteden aan het strand, gezien mijn andere plan ook in duigen viel. Dan maar relaxen, goh wat erg. Potrero blijkt eem heel rustig stadje. We lopen naar het strand, wat enigszins tegen viel, omdat het meer een modderpoel was dan een strand. We drinken hier een drankje en besluiten naar Flamingo te gaan. Voor we gaan checken we toch even of dit echt wel het strand was. Wat bleek, het echte strand was 5 minuten verderop. Een heerlijk leeg strand met een prachtige zee en uitzicht. Wij hebben ons plekje gevonden. Zeker een aanrader! De avond eten we in een restaurantje wat we op weg zijn tegen gekomen met een superlieve gast in de bediening. Die kreeg dus echt wel wat extra fooi. Hij heeft er die avond in z'n eentje hard voor moeten werken.Read more

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