Costa Rica- Playa Negra

Playa Negra Collage 3

On our second day in Costa Rica, we went to Playa Negra during the day and to a local soccer game in the evening. This is what I wrote in my journal: ********* July 9, 2011 We woke up and ate breakfast and everyone went swimming in the pool.  Molly had to work early so Andre showed us the beach at Playa Negra. We played in the black sand and swam and built black sand castles decorated with sea shells and sticks.  There were a lot of iguanas and crabs at the beach. This beach is a popular surfer beach so there we're a lot of local surfers hanging out or surfing.  The we went  back to Molly's and swam in her pool again.  Molly and I drove to a local store and bought some beer and chips and Molly showed me that you can drink a beer as soon as you buy it in the store...the cashier hands you a bottle opener.  I LOVE Costa Rica!  That evening we went to a soccer game and a man fell over the side of the barrier into the field....probably about a 10 foot drop.  The players … [Read more...]