Monday, February 28, 2011

On To the Coast!

In the lobby of the hotel waiting for our driver to arrive so we can make the 5 hour trek south to the coast. Manuel Antonio beach awaits me and my bikini. Last night we took a hike of the volcano, but could not see much due to rain and clouds. On the hike our guide was pointing out wildlife like wild turkeys and toucans. Ken saw something in the tree, got excited and told the guide. The guide said, "why, yes, that is squirrel!" Just like the ones in Colorado. Ken did find a really cool leaf bug after that, so I cut him some slack.

After the hike and non-volcano viewing, we were driven in the dark and pouring rain on some crazy bumpy backroad. I thought maybe we were being taken to the back country to be killed. Finally, we entered a resort and it seemed familiar. Yep, it was the Springs where the Bachelor was filmed a couple months ago. So basically I hung out in the same water as Brad Womack and for just a moment I felt blessed and famous.

Okay, van his here. Dramamine in hand, we are on our way to the Pacific!

SUAR

22 comments:

  1. HAHA!!!! Just like the ones in Colorado!!!!!

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  2. I want some Manuel Antonio......

    Squirrel-HAHA! Hope you just have a blast today:)

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  3. dramamine = KEY. i forgot to take it once and it got ugly.

    HAVE FUN :)

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  4. I'm sure it was actually some kind of exotic volcano squirrel, right?

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  5. Thinking of you Beth and hope you're having the time of your life! Have fun! It's so quiet around the blogosphere with you gone. :)

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  6. Hope you enjoy the trip! Sounds amazing!

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  7. Those exotic squirrels will grab your attention every time! Sounds like a great trip so far. Enjoy the beach!

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  8. The bus rides to and from excursions always scare the bejesus out of me and shake around my insides! Have a great day at the beach!

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  9. I once saw a wild squirrel at the zoo!

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  10. hope you are having a great time!!
    Ran with Dean on cold raining Saturday morning but it was worth it!

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  11. Manuel Antonio is gorgeous - I'm so jealous! But don't listen to the guys waving you into parking spots...they are full of it and will try to charge you when there's parking for free closer to the park entrance. Hope you see some sloths!

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  12. I hope you see lots of monkeys!

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  13. Have a great time! Even though you suck! Oh, wait - i wasn't going to give in to envy, was I? Yes, that's right. So you don't suck. Much. :)

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  14. I love squirrels! LOL! They crack me up.

    So do you think they eat different things in Costa Rica? :)

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  15. Wondering how a squirrel from Colorado got to Costa Rica? hmmmmm....

    I was thinking of going to Costa Rica, but I don't suppose they'd let me use a car seat for my baby there. Probably want her to just jump in the bed of a pickup with all the other kids ;-)

    Sounds like you are having a fabulous time! Hope you don't get car sick and throw up :0

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  16. Here's hoping you can make some proud Costa Rican bubbles!

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  17. Thank you for keeping us posted, we miss you!

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  18. I had to write to show you my teammate's headband at Ragnar Relay (del sol) this weekend. I was so excited to see it.

    http://photos2.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/b/2/4/c/highres_21705644.jpeg

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  19. I'm sure you're haing a lovely time on vacation and all that, but COME BACK!!

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  20. Miss you! Selfishly awaiting your return to the States :) Can't wait to hear more about your trip to paradise!

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  21. I like your blog..
    and I'm from KENDAL-INDONESIA

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