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So this was my first trip to Central America! My friend had a friend in San Jose so we used that as our home base. Since it was in the middle of the country we decided to do a little bit of road tripping to each side of the coast so we could get the best outta all sides. We rented a car in San Jose, stopped at Walmart to get some supplies and then …
... bright, clear and sunny, 70 degrees. We walked to school in shirt sleeves and sunglasses. By the time we left school, about 12:30-1:30 or so, the white fluffy clouds had moved in. By 2:00, the white had turned dark, the temperature had dropped several degrees, and when a light, cool breeze started, we had about 10 minutes to find shelter because...then it poured in buckets and sheets, ...
... bright green tour buses. You get assigned seats, and the buses stop once or twice in long distance rides.
When I asked about the next bus to San Isidro de General, the ticketing lady said there was a bus leaving at 1:00pm and 2:30pm. It was 12:55pm...! So we decided to just skip lunch and get on the bus leaving in 5 minutes. It was 3500 colones/pp (~$7, 3 hours).
Off we went on our 3 hour journey. The bus, again, was nearly empty. It ...
... t have picked a better hotel. It was sort of a hole in the wall, but it was the hotel closest to the beach and that was all it took to make me happy. All of us girls were jazzed and excited to be at the beach finally. We immediately grabbed he keys, dropped off our luggage, and went directly to the beach. Within 30 minutes our excitement was interrupted when Katie realized that she had lost out hotel keys. A panic attack and a crying ...
... a couple of more days and attempted hike on up to the Cerro Rabo de Mico. The trail through the preserve to the summit is steep and takes takes about 2 and 1/2 hours. Alonso says is a very popular hike for many Costa Ricans who come up from San Jose every weekend. Maybe at the end of our trip.....
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