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Costa Rica

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Here we are, in Puntarenas, Golfo de Nicoya, Costa Rica.
We are on a mooring in the river in front of the Costa Rica yacht club. The river we have to share with some crocodiles!


AT THE BEGINNING OF THE TEHUANTEPEC, VERY BIG WHITE SANDY HILLS.
Nice place, bar, restaurant, swimming pool, showers, diesel and gas on the premises. We are almost the only cruisers left, most boats are further south in Golfito, where we hope to be going in a week or so, we are still waiting for some parts to arrive from San Diego.
The time between us leaving Huatulco and arriving in Costa Rica was interesting to say the least!
The weather window we took advantage of as we crossed the gulf of Tehuantepec turned out to be well chosen and we had no unpleasant Tehuantepecer winds to content with. We continued down the coast, past the Mexico-El Salvador border and eventually we began to make our way down the Niguaraguan coast.

We encountered huge squalls with strong winds on the nose and 2 to 4 kts of adverse current.
We…