Days 14 and 15 in Costa Rica: Friday 3/24- Saturday 3/25 The day I always semi-dread throughout my entire vacation had arrived: the last day. I was up nice and early- before 6, I think. I spent a good 45 minutes packing up my backpack, re-rolling my clothes in the packing cubes, and attempting to… Continue reading Friday 3/24- Saturday 3/25: Last morning at the beach, El Avión and travel home!
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Tuesday 3/21: A “Top 10 Life Moment”- Nauyaca Waterfall, Dominical + sunsets galore
Day 11 in Costa Rica: Tuesday, 3/21 We were somehow already in the home stretch of the trip by Tuesday the 21st!! 3 full days left, and then a flight home late Friday night. The plan for Tuesday was to go to Nauyaca Falls, about an hour and 15 minutes south of Manuel Antonio near… Continue reading Tuesday 3/21: A “Top 10 Life Moment”- Nauyaca Waterfall, Dominical + sunsets galore
Sunday 3/19: Monteverde to Manuel Antonio
Sunday, 3/19: Day 9 in Costa Rica It was our last morning in Monteverde!! Sad!! And it was a most gorgeous, blue sky, sunny morning: Sorry, more horse pics.... hehe. Me, showered and no hat on!!! (Briefly... lol. It's so warm and sunny in Costa Rica, plus being so close to the equator, = STRONG… Continue reading Sunday 3/19: Monteverde to Manuel Antonio
Friday 3/17: Santa Elena Reserve, Monteverde Brewery and a Night Tour!
Friday, 3/17: Day 7 in Costa Rica Friday morning I was excited to get up and actually see what our place looked like. It was pretty dark by the time we got there the night before. I again woke up early, before the rest of my family. It was nice at this place to have… Continue reading Friday 3/17: Santa Elena Reserve, Monteverde Brewery and a Night Tour!
Thursday 3/16: La Fortuna waterfall, pool time and travel to Monteverde
Day 6 in Costa Rica! Thursday, 3/16. This was our last morning in La Fortuna, and sort of a transition day. I felt sad to leave this area!! I really loved everything we did, and our resort was so perfect for us. But, we still had two other areas of Costa Rica to explore, so…… Continue reading Thursday 3/16: La Fortuna waterfall, pool time and travel to Monteverde
Wednesday 3/15: Pool Day + (amazing) Venado Caves experience!!
Wednesday 3/15, Day 5 in Costa Rica: Started out the morning, as usual, on the patio. Check out the cool clouds around 7 a.m: 30 minutes later, it looked like this: The weather is very changeable in Costa Rica! The clouds come and go very freely. 🙂 We went off to breakfast, also as usual.… Continue reading Wednesday 3/15: Pool Day + (amazing) Venado Caves experience!!
Tuesday 3/14: Safari River Float and Mistico Hanging Bridges
Tuesday morning was the BEST and clearest view of the volcano yet! (And really, most mornings have been pretty clear.) But Tuesday had a great blue sky. We learned that the volcano is active, but it’s in a “resting phase”. It lasted erupted in 1968. It still releases smoke, though! See below. That’s smoke, not… Continue reading Tuesday 3/14: Safari River Float and Mistico Hanging Bridges
Monday 3/13: Rio Celeste day
Ahh, falling a little behind… big surprise…. 😅 Monday, March 13 I had planned that we would do a day trip to the Tenorio Volcano National Park, where the beautiful Rio Celeste is. It’s a river/waterfall that is a brilliant, incredible BLUE (celeste) color. It is about an hour away from La Fortuna where we… Continue reading Monday 3/13: Rio Celeste day
Volcano overload and zipline adventures!!
Sunday, March 12 Sunday morning I woke up around 7 a.m. and felt like it seemed like a lot of light was coming in around the curtains… so I jumped out of bed to see if it was CLEAR at the volcano!! And it was!!! I stepped out on our patio to this view: From… Continue reading Volcano overload and zipline adventures!!
Travel Day and 1st evening in Costa Rica!!
Friday, March 10- Saturday, March 11 We made it!!! First impression is: Oh my goodness, it is beautiful and lush and green and so pretty!! We just finished our first full day (Sunday) which was incredible. I’m so excited! More on that later. Also, I said I might pick 5 photos to share each day….… Continue reading Travel Day and 1st evening in Costa Rica!!