Sueno Celeste (Blue Dream)
Travel Blogs from Bijagua de Upala
... and McDonalds. The hotel and restaurant above has a tree growing up through it! The Monteverde district sits at about 4500 ft. altitude and has some 4-5000 people spread around Santa Elena and three or four other little villages. The geography can be a little confusing with provinces, districts, counties and cities that all seem to blend into one another. And your postal address could be "150 ...
... a large flock of egrets that had
been roosting near the tilapia pond took to the sky. At about six I began to
actually function and started the coffee maker. I stood on the porch with my
coffee and watched as the sun began to burn through the early morning mist. I
debated walking but the mist would frequently give way to bursts of rain and I
opted to continue to observe from the dry safety of the porch.
The sun won the battle with the
mist and rain ...
... bus to arrive. It is amazing how many people there are here
and how alone you can feel…and yet…out of the crowd is a familiar face. A man I
had met only once before, he works at the Aguas Claras Ministry of Agriculture,
approached me and asked how my bus ride was. Turns out he eats his lunch every
day at the Soda next door to the bus stop. The next bus came through the station;
my friend finished his lunch and stuck his head ...
... defence mechanism to keep their pray away. They release a specific scent which coats the hair of an animal and causes it to smell similar to that of a skunk. Why is this a good defence you ask? Well, who's going to want to come near you and attack when you stink! Here in the Primary forest we soon learned that not all life was started on the ground. On every tree in this part of the forest, exists another layer, or more of other vegetation. There are trees ...
... cars/trucks on the side of the road, and people waiting for buses/repairing their cars. Things got a little more tricky when we started crossing through the mountains. I wish I hadn't been driving; the glimpses of scenery I got (particularly when we'd go over a bridge) were beautiful (though not truly breathtaking given the greyness of the day -- it is the off-season after all). The trickiness was that the road lacked any definite lane markings (it was one lane each way) ...
How has this b&b rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility