Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Just a Few Costa Rica Highlights....

We're home from Costa Rica...and we had an incredible time. The weather was picture perfect, the scenery was too awesome for words, the people of Costa Rica are completely and utterly charming, and I want to GO BACK!!

I have included a few pictures of some things we did while there...my daughter and daughter-in-law will have more and much better pictures for me to post soon. They will be able to work out the kinks I so sadly can not...such as red-eye reduction...believe me when I say...we were not red-eyed, black-eyed or cross-eyed at any time during our trip...but for the life of me...my camera does not seem to know when to get the "red" out...I guess I'll have to get a new camera...or some Visine...Enjoy!!
AWWWW!! the good life...just what the doctor ordered! Sorry for my white legs...it was only the 2ND day...AND I do have sun-repellent skin...I'm pretty sure of that...especially compared to my bronzed D.I.L. and tan daughter! Ummmm...yea...way too much food and sadly my body and bloated face seemed to show it more toward the end of our trip...that's what you get when the food is just too good to pass up...treadmill here I come!!

Being taxied around the resort by Royal Services and a little love from my lovin' daughter...Senora' Jacquelyn! It was so awesome to be somewhere new, having fun and NOT wearing makeup all the time!! I think I could get used to that.

The beautiful beaches of Playa Conchal on the Pacific Ocean...amazing!

More reason for the ever expanding waist line!!

Abundance of flowers...beauty...enough said!

Tired feet in the cool volcanic mud...before a sunset cruise in the Pacific...awwww!!

Sunset...on the Pacific!
Arenal...one of the islands most active volcanoes...beautiful!

Our last night in paradise...we are tired...we have to get up at 5:00 a.m. and it is getting rather late...but we did get one last toast in...to a wonderful experience and a great adventure together.

I'll post more when I get better pictures from the girls...or when I can figure out how to edit some of my photos!


Rory and Cindy said...

I'm so jealous! It looks like you ladies had a great time...and the food...yummmmm!

The Feathered Nest said...

OMGoodness Teresa!! Looks like a heavenly time!! You girls are each so beautiful too...I know you must have had the most fun being there together. So glad you're home safe and sound ~ the pictures are gorgeous! xxoo, Dawn

Susan said...

What a wonderful trip. It looks so beautiful there. No wonder it's becoming the place to go. I'll have to go there someday!

Tonja said...

Oh...I want to go! The pics are great...could hardly tell who was the Mom! Good for you! So happy it was all you wanted it to be!

That food looks divine...and obviously you have forgotten the number 1 rule of travel...calories consummed outside the city limits of your home down don't stick! It's true! So, you are safe!

Julie said...

What a great vacation. I wanna go!

Sandi McBride said...

Evil Sister is always talking about their trip to Costa Rica and every time she tells it I'm breaking up laughing...looks like you had loads of fun and you don't look the least bloated to me, my friend!!!

joan said...

Those are great photos. So glad you had a good time and spend time with family. Welcome home and get some rest.

Laura said...

Looks like the only thing missing on this spectacular vacation was... ummmm... let me think...... MEEEE!!!!!! :)

Luv ya 4ever!!!

nancygrayce said...

OH, what a wonderful trip! It is so beautiful there. I'm wondering if there are any security problems there for tourists?? I just read about some problems on the coast of Guatemala

Lavender Chick said...

What a fabulous trip! I think it is just fantastic that you went on an estrogen trip with your daughter and dil. Those are two lucky girls! I'm sure you will all cherish these memories for a life time. I'm going to have to check out your daughter's blog to be sure I don't miss anymore pictures! Thanks for sharing!

The Feathered Nest said...

I just love your occupation in your profile Teresa!!! "lover of life" how beautiful is that?? You always leave me the most precious comments and I just want to thank you for that! Thank you for being such an encouragement to me and a blessing ~ you are an angel! You're so beautiful in the pictures as are your daughter and daughter in law!! Many blessings wished for you sweet Teresa, xxoo, Dawn

justabeachkat said...

Hi T!

My Mom and Aunt were here visiting all last week so I'm finally able to visit my favorite blogs. I can't believe you're back already. This last week flew by for me. The pictures are good and it looks like an incredibly beautiful country. I'm so glad you had such a special trip. Get some rest and tell us more when you can.