Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Ocotal, Costa Rica (2)

Just some random photos from our next couple of days in Ocotal.

Best Nachos EVER!

Monday, January 26, 2009

New Years Eve

We have a tradition of taking Tate to a hotel on New Years Eve. This year he was lucky and the hotel was in Costa Rica. :)
New Years Eve was our second day in CR. We (Chris, Tate and I and Brook & Cara) spent part of the day in Coco Beach. We had some beers and did some shopping. That night we just hung out at the hotel.

Tate was so excited to get a coconut. We got him his first one....and he hated it! Granted, these were warm....and they are so much better chilled.

Tate had hardly eaten a thing since we landed in Costa Rica. We found a cute little place in Coco Beach were they served pizza. Just what a kid loves.

Again, this one is for my sister. :)

Tate LOVED this tree at the hotel. He wanted me to take his picture with it. I then asked him where else he would like me to take his picture. These are the places he picked :)

Serving Brook a beer at the swim up bar.

Of course, we had dinner at Father Roosters.

Then back to the hotel to ring in the New Year. Notice Chris's rum.....he asked at the grocery store for the local rum.....someone suggested this brand. As we are sitting, drinking, we realize that this is imported rum, from Nicaragua, not local Costa Rican rum.

Friday, January 23, 2009

Ocotal, Costa Rica

For the first part of our trip, we stayed in Ocotal. We stayed at this great B&B; the Hotel Villa Casa Blanca.

The owners, Modesta and Juan are fabulous hosts. Olman, the receptionist, was very helpful. A big thanks to all three of them!!

Here are some pics from our first day. Chris, Tate and I arrived to the hotel on Dec 30 around 1:30 pm.

At our favorite place in Ocotal; Father Roosters.

After some food & drinks....straight to the beach! Ocotal has a great black sand beach.

Tate said he was a baby seal.

The rest of the night we hung out at the hotel. Brook & Cara got there around 9:30 pm.

This one is for my sister. :)