Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Report #123 Puntarenas, Costa Rica May 2, 2017 Tuesday Partly cloudy & 92 degrees Part #2 Of 3 88 Pictures

Photos continued…..

 

 

 

Most of the locals stay inside during the heat of the day

 

Blue is a good color (cool)

 

Mature street trees were nice

 

A bar near the soccer stadium

 

One stop sign….no traffic

 

Deserted

 

Someone lives upstairs (laundry day)

 

Palm-lined malecon

 

Vacation rooms for rent

 

Pepsi is sold here

 

Cafes and restaurants

 

A sign in the park – clean up after your dog, please

 

Painted cement benches

 

A mega Churchill is a sweet drink

 

Perhaps a night club

 

A public beach

 

Statues along the malecon

 

Concrete benches line the entire water front

 

The nicest one

 

Golden chain tree

 

Modern art

 

White-winged dove

 

Las Brisas Hotel and Restaurant

 

In our opinion, the best spot in town

 

Sunning iguana

 

These rocks were full of the lizards

 

Can you see two ships docked?  The Mariner was completely hidden.

 

Long stretch of beach

 

A park area near the ferry landing

 

Cooling off for a minute

 

Nicely paved square on the water's edge

 

A nice hotel

 

Bimbo Bread, a sign on a delivery truck

 

Hotel on the end of the spit

 

Room for lots of tourists

 

The road wrapped around the tip

 

San Lucas Beach Club

 

There is a lighthouse around the bend

 

San Lucas Fish Co.  -  restaurant

 

Great place to catch the breeze

 

The lighthouse

 

We cannot see this from the ship

 

Beach club and huge swimming pool

 

Shore birds

 

There is no swimming allowed here

 

A working lighthouse

 

The road led to the ferry landing

 

It was here that we lost the strong breeze

 

Sharks…..yikes

 

Small boat harbor

 

Quiet on this side of the spit too

 

Panderia Quesada Ferry

 

Ferry hours and fares

 

More bars and cafes

 

A busy spot for the ferry landing

 

The ferry

 

Waiting for customers

 

Street vendor cooking chicken

 

Picnic grounds of the private beach club

 

This was fenced off to the public

 

A banyan tree

 

Not crowded today

 

A pretty sight

 

Gosh, this looked inviting

 

We saw only two or three people swimming

 

The beach club and restaurant

 

A flamboyant tree

 

Another nice café and bar

 

The walk back to Las Brisas

 

They have the right idea

 

Hotel property

 

Las Brisas Hotel

 

Now this was nice

 

And the breeze was priceless

 

The menu was in Costa Rican money – 540 to one US dollar

 

Entrees

 

And prices

 

Imperial is the local brew of Costa Rica ($2.25 for one)

 

Drink choices

 

More prices

 

Had the place to ourselves for a while

 

Hotel's swimming pool

 

Open-air seating

 

Tables for groups

 

Spicy sauces

 

Green salsa

 

 


1 comment:

  1. I always enjoys your photos and how you enjoy the sites, the eats and the drinks of every port!

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