Montecristo River Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from El Castillo
... no public bus running between Rivas and San Jorge and it was necessary to take a taxi. We knew all of them were obviously lying to us. After getting off the bus in Rivas there was already another bus waiting for us. We hopped on along with the crowd of other foreigners and were on our way to San Jorge. They wanted to charge us NIO 20 per person but after talking to some local ladies we found out that the real price was NIO 10 (or maybe even a little bit less). Hence, when a ...
... from Alta Gracia (21K's) I was able to get a cheap 2nd hand spy thriller for $1.5 too. Then I rode my rented bike to Punta Jesus Maria and had a beer and read for a while at a non-descript place there. The roads are very bumpy and there had been a huge downpour earlier so my umbrella was tagging along. After a little while I went for a dip in the water by the black sand and with a huge volcano to look at.
Dinner at 5pm was a modest pasta ...
... scattered all over the place, so just follow a path and wander. The origins of the petroglyphs are not fully known
Hostel Ibesa review:
I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Hostel Ibesa, with Walkiria and her family. I stayed in the dorm room, which has 6 bunk beds and a single bed ($5/night). The hostel is more like a large home, and the dorm is just one of the rooms. There are several more rooms, one I think with private bathroom. The share bathroom is very clean ...
... roam around. Sometimes the neighbors' bull or horse would jump the rock wall and come walking through the farm as we were watering the plants and trees.
The best part about our two week stay was talking with the owners. These guys were so intelligent, genuine, and friendly. They taught us so much about living off the land and off the grid. Trevor, who has an engineering degree from Oregon ...
... even ox and cart and horses to ride. I hope it is a long time before tourism drastically changes this place, but I believe it is inevitable. The two volcanoes are beautiful and usually have interesting clouds passing over them. They seem to accumulate near the top for long periods of time. The hostels aren't cheap for meals, but if you wander around you can find decent meals for less than $4 and fresh fruit for 4 cents a banana, a few more cents for ...