Follow me:

TRAVEL SERIES: DAY 7 & 8: GOLFO DE PAPAGAYO, COSTA RICA

Day 7:

This day was a Sunday. Back at home, our typical Sunday is always a lazy, laundry day. But Sunday on the ship was a Lazy Sunday and Sunday Funday! Again, we woke up later than usual and we wanted to check out breakfast at the dining room. I checked their daily newspaper which is called “Reflections” to see what time the dining room closed for breakfast. To my surprise, they were serving brunch! We were pretty excited since we’ve been eating quick breakfast at the Lido Buffet or room service.

They took brunch to a whole different level! We walked towards the lobby and we saw them setting up a brunch buffet with various stations! There was an omelet station, pasta station, seafood station, salad station, fruit station, bread station, dessert station, cheese station and I can go on about all the stations! OMG, it was an amazing presentation!

 

FullSizeRender (1)

FullSizeRender (2)

FullSizeRender (3)

IMG_9088

FullSizeRender (1)

FullSizeRender (2)

FullSizeRender (3)

FullSizeRender (4)

FullSizeRender

FullSizeRender (1)

FullSizeRender (2)

FullSizeRender

After that brunch, we headed to the pool to relax again and digest the big brunch we had. This day was definitely very lazy and a chance for us to really unwind.

FullSizeRender (3)

We had dinner at the dining room.

Duck Breast Appetizer

 

FullSizeRender

Fish Entree 
FullSizeRender

Dessert!

FullSizeRender (1)

Craft Beer to end the night!

FullSizeRender (2)

 

DAY 8:

FullSizeRender (3)

We anchored off Marina de Papagayo (Pa-Pa-Ga-Yo, which means parrot). We had an early start since we arrived pretty early compared to the other ports. This side of Costa Rica is very rural and far from everything. There wasn’t a real “local town” so we had to take a shuttle to the nearest town called Playa del Coco Town which is about 45 minutes away.

FullSizeRender (4) IMG_9119 FullSizeRender (1) FullSizeRender

The drive to the Coco Town reminded me of a town in the Philippines called Bohol. There was just acres of plantations. Since it was still dry season, everything was brown, but beautiful at the same time. Our tour guide gave us a little history of Costa Rica and she kept telling us that the once we get into town that we will notice how nice the people are. And she was right. We were definitely not in Mexico anymore. The people are more helpful here. The saying you will here in Costa Rica is “Pura Vida”, which means the way of life. But it’s like when Hawaiians say Aloha. It’s a greeting of hello, goodbye, everything is great! Costa Ricans appreciate the saying.

 

FullSizeRender (2)

FullSizeRender (3) FullSizeRender

On the shuttle ride over, we met two older woman and hung out with them this whole trip. They were great company and was wanting to go to the next town from Playa Del Coco to Playa Ocotal. Again, another small city. But it had a private small beach with black sand. It was beautiful! I’ve never seen black sand before! It’s rockier than white sand beaches, but view was amazing!

FullSizeRender (1)
FullSizeRender (3)   IMG_9123

 

IMG_9125

There was a local restaurant called Father Rooster. And this was one of the best meals I’ve had in awhile, with the exception of the food on the ship. We had to get rice and beans and plaintains. Hands down, the best rice and beans! It’s on my list to learn how to make it the Costa Rican way! We also had seared tuna and snapper. To our surprise the snapper was a fried whole snapper! Reminded me of the snapper we had at Fishing with Dynamite. This tasted so FRESH! It just melts in your mouth. AMMMAZZING!

 

IMG_9127

IMG_9126  IMG_9128

IMG_9129

After lunch, we headed back to the other town and walked around the small city. Got some souvenirs and chilled at the beach there while we waited for our shuttle.

 

FullSizeRender (1)

FullSizeRender



FullSizeRender (1)

FullSizeRender (2)
IMG_9137

IMG_9143

FullSizeRender (1)

FullSizeRender (2)  
IMG_9144

FullSizeRender

FullSizeRender (1)

FullSizeRender (4)

FullSizeRender (2)

FullSizeRender (3)

 

It was so hot and by the time we got back to the ship we just wanted to relax. We got back pretty early, so we ended up catching the afternoon movie: Kingsmen: The Secret Service. I had no idea what the movie was about, but I really enjoyed it! Enjoy the next couple photos of the views on the ship during sunset!

FullSizeRender (2)

FullSizeRender

IMG_9151

IMG_9153  FullSizeRender (1)

The rest of the day we just relaxed and got ready for dinner at the dining room.

Escargot! Buttery Goodness!

FullSizeRender

Seafood Chaufa (Seafood Fried Rice)

FullSizeRender (1)

Dessert!

FullSizeRender (2)

The next destination: Panama City and the Panama Canal! I’m so excited to share this experience! So stay tune!

Previous Post Next Post

You may also like

49 Comments

  • Reply odziez robocza uzywana gorzow

    I simply couldn’t go away your website prior to suggesting that I really enjoyed the usual information a person provide to your visitors? Is gonna be again frequently to investigate cross-check new posts.

    January 15, 2018 at 3:34 pm
  • Reply CheapVacations

    I was recommended this web site by my cousin. I’m not sure whether this post is written by him as no one else know such detailed about my trouble. You are amazing! Thanks!

    January 16, 2018 at 5:13 am
  • Reply Lanqier Comfort Buty

    I truly enjoy reading through on this web site, it has got superb blog posts. “Beware lest in your anxiety to avoid war you obtain a master.” by Demosthenes.

    January 16, 2018 at 9:49 pm
  • Reply sale

    MetroClick specializes in building completely interactive products like Photo Booth for rental or sale, Touch Screen Kiosks, Large Touch Screen Displays , Monitors, Digital Signages and experiences. With our own hardware production facility and in-house software development teams, we are able to achieve the highest level of customization and versatility for Photo Booths, Touch Screen Kiosks, Touch Screen Monitors and Digital Signage. Visit MetroClick at http://www.metroclick.com/ or , 121 Varick St, New York, NY 10013, +1 646-843-0888

    January 17, 2018 at 9:14 am
  • Reply manufacturer

    Faytech North America is a touch screen Manufacturer of both monitors and pcs. They specialize in the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of Capacitive touch screen, Resistive touch screen, Industrial touch screen, IP65 touch screen, touchscreen monitors and integrated touchscreen PCs. Contact them at http://www.faytech.us, 121 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013, +1 646 205 3214

    January 17, 2018 at 9:29 am
  • Reply Mustang Obuv

    As soon as I noticed this website I went on reddit to share some of the love with them.

    January 17, 2018 at 10:35 am
  • Reply format

    Varick Street Litho , VSL Print is one of the top printing company in NYC to provide the best Digital Printing, Offset Printing and Large Format Printing in New York. Their printing services in NYC adopts state of the art digital printing services and offset digital printing for products postcards, business cards, catalogs, brochures, stickers, flyers, large format posters, banners and more for business in NYC. For more information on their digital printing nyc, visit http://www.vslprint.com/ or http://www.vslprint.com/printing at 121 Varick St, New York, NY 10013, US. Or contact +1 646 843 0800

    January 17, 2018 at 2:32 pm
  • Reply Sports Balls

    Keep working ,impressive job!

    January 17, 2018 at 9:12 pm
  • Reply Home Improvement

    I have learn a few excellent stuff here. Certainly worth bookmarking for revisiting. I wonder how a lot effort you set to make the sort of magnificent informative web site.

    January 17, 2018 at 9:26 pm
  • Reply http://www.villathalassa.com

    Great write-up, I am normal visitor of one¡¦s website, maintain up the nice operate, and It is going to be a regular visitor for a long time.

    January 17, 2018 at 10:42 pm
  • Reply Companies

    Hiya here, just turned aware of your post through yahoo, and found that it is very educational. I will like if you carry on this informative article.

    January 18, 2018 at 12:29 am
  • Reply Backlinks

    I really hope to show you that I am new to wordpress blogging and totally liked your work. Probably I am probably to save your blog post . You literally have lovely article content. Be Grateful For it for sharing with us your own site document

    January 18, 2018 at 3:17 am
  • Reply Home Improvement

    Very interesting topic , regards for putting up. “The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.” by Herbert Spencer.

    January 18, 2018 at 4:30 am
  • Reply Kozačky Mustang

    I think you have observed some very interesting points , thanks for the post.

    January 18, 2018 at 10:39 am
  • Reply Jorge

    I think this website has some rattling great info for everyone. “A sense of share is not a bad moral compass.” by Colin.

    January 18, 2018 at 7:06 pm
  • Reply Web Design

    Just wish to say your article is as amazing. The clarity in your post is simply great and i can assume you are an expert on this subject. Fine with your permission let me to grab your RSS feed to keep updated with forthcoming post. Thanks a million and please carry on the enjoyable work.

    January 19, 2018 at 2:05 am
  • Reply Pralnia Dywanów

    Great website. A lot of helpful info here. I am sending it to several buddies ans additionally sharing in delicious. And certainly, thanks on your sweat!

    January 20, 2018 at 7:15 am
  • Reply Hotel Gorzow

    Thanks for the sensible critique. Me and my neighbor were just preparing to do some research on this. We got a grab a book from our area library but I think I learned more clear from this post. I’m very glad to see such great information being shared freely out there.

    January 20, 2018 at 8:13 am
  • Reply Fashion

    F*ckin’ amazing things here. I’m very happy to see your article. Thank you a lot and i’m taking a look forward to touch you. Will you kindly drop me a mail?

    January 21, 2018 at 2:32 am
  • Reply Cyfra Plus

    I really like your writing style, wonderful information, thankyou for posting : D.

    January 21, 2018 at 3:54 pm
  • Reply Tworzenie Stron WWW Krok Po Kroku

    I have not checked in here for a while because I thought it was getting boring, but the last several posts are great quality so I guess I’ll add you back to my everyday bloglist. You deserve it my friend 🙂

    January 21, 2018 at 4:09 pm
  • Reply Business Statistics

    Thanks for the sensible critique. Me and my neighbor were just preparing to do a little research about this. We got a grab a book from our area library but I think I learned more from this post. I am very glad to see such great info being shared freely out there.

    January 21, 2018 at 11:57 pm
  • Reply Home Redesign

    I have been reading out some of your posts and i can claim pretty clever stuff. I will make sure to bookmark your website.

    January 22, 2018 at 12:00 am
  • Reply Car Stereo

    Hello There. I found your blog using msn. This is a very well written article. I will make sure to bookmark it and return to read more of your useful information. Thanks for the post. I’ll certainly return.

    January 22, 2018 at 12:01 am
  • Reply Web Design

    Perfectly indited content material , thankyou for entropy.

    January 22, 2018 at 11:24 pm
  • Reply Education Levels

    I’m also writing to make you understand what a brilliant encounter my cousin’s daughter experienced going through your blog. She noticed so many details, most notably what it’s like to possess a great giving style to make folks quite simply learn specific multifaceted things. You truly exceeded readers’ expectations. Thanks for producing the great, healthy, revealing and as well as fun guidance on your topic to Tanya.

    January 24, 2018 at 12:08 am
  • Reply Tennis Elbow

    Keep working ,terrific job!

    January 24, 2018 at 12:13 am
  • Reply Dating

    I got what you intend, appreciate it for putting up.Woh I am happy to find this website through google. “Since the Exodus, freedom has always spoken with a Hebrew accent.” by Heinrich Heine.

    January 24, 2018 at 10:30 am
  • Reply Pozycjonowanie

    I believe this site holds some real great information for everyone :D. “The ground that a good man treads is hallowed.” by Johann von Goethe.

    January 24, 2018 at 10:40 am
  • Reply Mustang Boty

    Hey, you used to write magnificent, but the last several posts have been kinda boring… I miss your tremendous writings. Past several posts are just a little bit out of track! come on!

    January 24, 2018 at 12:34 pm
  • Reply Health

    I really enjoy looking through on this web site, it holds excellent articles. “Beware lest in your anxiety to avoid war you obtain a master.” by Demosthenes.

    January 25, 2018 at 12:47 am
  • Reply Home Improvement

    You are my inhalation, I have few blogs and rarely run out from brand :). “Never mistake motion for action.” by Ernest Hemingway.

    January 26, 2018 at 2:13 am
  • Reply Pozycjonowanie

    I reckon something truly interesting about your web site so I saved to favorites .

    January 26, 2018 at 4:57 am
  • Reply Education

    Some really prime articles on this internet site , saved to my bookmarks .

    January 28, 2018 at 10:45 am
  • Reply Business

    Thanks for helping out, fantastic information. “If at first you don’t succeed, find out if the loser gets anything.” by Bill Lyon.

    January 29, 2018 at 2:15 am
  • Reply Web Design

    naturally like your website but you have to test the spelling on quite a few of your posts. A number of them are rife with spelling problems and I to find it very bothersome to inform the reality nevertheless I will certainly come back again.

    January 30, 2018 at 11:21 am
  • Reply www.solomon2crm.com

    There is visibly a bunch to identify about this. I consider you made certain nice points in features also.

    February 1, 2018 at 3:44 am
  • Reply Business

    I like this post, enjoyed this one appreciate it for posting. “The reward for conformity was that everyone liked you except yourself.” by Rita Mae Brown.

    February 1, 2018 at 9:34 am
  • Reply Travel

    I was recommended this web site by my cousin. I’m not sure whether this post is written by him as no one else know such detailed about my difficulty. You’re incredible! Thanks!

    February 2, 2018 at 9:51 am
  • Reply Health

    I like this web site so much, saved to fav. “American soldiers must be turned into lambs and eating them is tolerated.” by Muammar Qaddafi.

    February 3, 2018 at 10:32 am
  • Reply Fashion

    You have brought up a very good points , thanks for the post.

    February 4, 2018 at 2:21 pm
  • Reply Home Improvement

    Hey there, You have done a great job. I will certainly digg it and personally recommend to my friends. I’m confident they will be benefited from this site.

    February 4, 2018 at 9:18 pm
  • Reply Jewelry

    Magnificent beat ! I would like to apprentice while you amend your site, how can i subscribe for a blog web site? The account helped me a acceptable deal. I had been tiny bit acquainted of this your broadcast provided bright clear idea

    February 5, 2018 at 11:17 am
  • Reply Travel

    Simply wish to say your article is as astounding. The clearness in your post is just spectacular and i can assume you are an expert on this subject. Fine with your permission let me to grab your RSS feed to keep updated with forthcoming post. Thanks a million and please keep up the gratifying work.

    February 5, 2018 at 7:58 pm
  • Reply Tractor Workshop Manuals

    I really enjoy examining on this internet site , it has got great posts .

    February 10, 2018 at 6:21 am
  • Reply http://guardianassetadvisor.com

    Good day very cool website!! Guy .. Excellent .. Amazing .. I will bookmark your website and take the feeds also¡KI am satisfied to search out a lot of helpful information right here in the post, we need develop extra strategies on this regard, thank you for sharing. . . . . .

    February 12, 2018 at 1:18 am
  • Reply cheap air

    I have been exploring for a bit for any high-quality articles or blog posts on this sort of space . Exploring in Yahoo I ultimately stumbled upon this site. Reading this information So i am glad to exhibit that I’ve a very good uncanny feeling I discovered exactly what I needed. I most surely will make sure to do not fail to remember this site and provides it a look regularly.

    February 15, 2018 at 10:01 pm
  • Reply vacation packages

    Thanks for the sensible critique. Me & my neighbor were just preparing to do some research on this. We got a grab a book from our area library but I think I learned more clear from this post. I am very glad to see such fantastic info being shared freely out there.

    February 15, 2018 at 10:01 pm
  • Reply a fantastic read

    I simply want to say I’m newbie to weblog and honestly enjoyed your web-site. Likely I’m going to bookmark your site . You really come with excellent well written articles. Thanks a bunch for revealing your website.

    February 23, 2018 at 3:47 pm
  • Leave a Reply