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    Just hangin in Costa Rica! Third day in the lowlands with the iguanas and howling monkeys. Tomorrow head to the Arenal volcano area for three days with the sloths then three days on the beach. 80, breezy, dry and sunny!
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    Nice!

    I spent some time there one January, in Tamarindo, a surf village on the west coast... Costa Rica is a pretty spectacular place and winter is the perfect time of year. Have fun and don't feed the alligators!

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          One of the benefits of being retired? (I’m assuming?)
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            Originally posted by Shores View Post
            Just hangin in Costa Rica! Third day in the lowlands with the iguanas and howling monkeys. Tomorrow head to the Arenal volcano area for three days with the sloths then three days on the beach. 80, breezy, dry and sunny!
            Yeah, yeah ,yeah, keep rubbing it in. See if we care! Seriously though enjoy it. Nothing like the Caribbean. Absolutely no other place like it in the world.

            We will be back in Vieques, Puerto Rico (a small island off the southern coast of mainland Puerto Rico) for 2 weeks over Christmas, another 4 weeks from January into February, then 3 weeks from March into April. Love, love, love the islands. Can't friggin wait.to get back to our house there.

            Enjoy everything you can while your there. Be careful though, it's very addicting.

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            • Doc_V
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              Yeah yeah yeah... rub it in why don'chya.

            • grubsie
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              Make arrangements to come down in January or March and we can drag race scooters! If you wan't to go riding for the day, we would have to circle around the island many, many times to get a day of riding in. No stop lights anywhere, 35mph max speed anywhere on the island. On a lot of the roads, you would be taking your life in your hands if you tried to go more than 15mph.

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              I actually spent about 20 mins in Vieques once. We'd taken a boat from the mainland to go snorkeling, but it was during a coup in Haiti, and we were told to clear out so the Marines could practice maneuvers for Operation Uphold Democracy. I remember seeing groups of Black Hawks flying low along the shore, all day long, just yards from my hotel room... Anyway, beautiful place... Sounds like a blast! [pun in tended] Just be careful when picking up "shells" on the beach...
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            You're a lucky man Steve!! Snowed in here.

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              Can't wait to move from Pa. I hate the cold.

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                Too cool!! Have a great time and don't catch any tropical diseases.
                Life is tough, it's even tougher if your stupid----John Wayne

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                  Mud baths today in the Rio Perdido that was 100 degrees.
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                    Keep sending those pictures Shores, it keep me dreaming!
                    Snowing here today, 37 high and I'm not as tough as Mike that goes riding in 30 degrees weather. Even with long johns!
                    Have fun.

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                  Three hour van ride to “Volcano Arenal” where we will spend three days at the base in La Fortuna. Sloths, cotamundies and iguanas. Doing ten zip lines and sixteen bridges tomorrow with live music in town at a local restaurante in the evening. Incredibly fabulous rolling green hill cattle ranches along the way. Bull fighting arena on the way but won’t be able to fit it in.
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                    Sweet! Damn good steaks in CR; one of the best I've ever had. Them cattle are as God intended; grass fed with no hormones or antibiotics etc. Granted it's been a while, but when I was there a steak and langostino dinner, with all the trimmings, was only $4 and beer was a dollar. Some of the nicest people too... Keep the photos commin Steve!
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                      nice...real nice...blue with envy...i'd say green with envy but it's snowing and freezing outside...zing of the frozen wastelands...

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                        Today’s adventures. Hanging bridges tour in the rain forest, wild creatures and zip lining.
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                          I spent a month there one weekend in 1977.
                          I love the smell of smoked pork in the morning !

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                            good looking crew you got there shores...zp...

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                              In five days I’ve only seen two HDs (must have been touristas) and two other cruisers with bags. Lists of small bikes, mostly 125 cc and Honda. Some Yamaha and Suzuki. Headed on a volcano tour and hot springs dinner today after lunch.

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                                Day hike to Volcan Arenal with steam rising and even a rainbow. Then hot pools and dinner at “The Springs” where the Kardashians hung out and was a host resort for the Bachelor. Indescribable architecture, cascading hot pools, view of the volcano and the best steak you have ever had!

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                                  Woke up to this in the morning. Then went horseback riding to a small dirt road town an hour away and had the best fried chicken I have ever had. Not breaded, just spices. Then to the beach.

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                                    Woke up to this today. Then took a fantastic catamaran ride in the Gulf of Papagyo. Included snorkeling, lunch and a sunset cruise. Can you find the hidden melons?

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                                      That doesn't suck.

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