Travel Blogs from Tilaran
... JPs daughter is going to call the massage therapist/girlfriend who needs to get a ride from town to the hotel.
Meanwhile, I tell Brian that I arranged for a massage for both of us.
Brian goes first and he seems happy enough but we don't get to talk. It's my turn and I am anxious to get a massage myself. I later find out that JPs daughter told Brian just before introducing
her to Blanca that that the way to the ...
... is an extreme adventure all on its own... like riding a roller coaster... only more frightening.
Anyways, we made it to the Ranch.. all in one piece which was wonderful. :)
Once at the Ranch, Veronica greeted us with a warm and welcoming smile. She also introduced us to her son Stuart and her husband Alex. Stuart speaks English so we were able to chat away with him but Alex only spoke Spanish ...
... bracelet woman and explained what I wanted and gave her mine to keep as a reference. I went back to the house and attempted to sunbathe for a bit but it was so hot that I could only stay out for about 40 minutes, it's been boiling recently. I then went back to get my anklets to find she had CUT mine up and made two completely different anklets, not even in the style I'd wanted. I was pretty gutted to be fair because I bought that anklet the last time I was going to be at ...
... it was a good clear view for pretty much the entire time we were there.
We also hired out some bikes and cycled up a massive, near vertical hill to a waterfall. I say cycled, Leo cycled and I died. It was the hardest cycle I’ve ever attempted in my life. For a start it was a boiling hot day, my bike chain kept coming off and jamming and Leo had to take the wheel off to yank it free, the brakes didn’t work especially well though ...
... was very upset that we were not happy with it and really wanted to try and do anything he could to make it right. He said that they might try to secret shopper them to check it out for themselves and that he would like to offer us a discount on another tour while we are in Arenal. He gives me some discounted rates for a couple of things along with his personal email and cell phone number and tells me to think about it and that if I need anything ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Free parking