Monte Carlo Condominium
Travel Blogs from Jaco
Some time ago DH (where the D stands for 'Don't They Speak English') surprised me by announcing that she wanted to learn a second language- apparently this was triggered by some sort of Oprah-type show that announced with great fanfare that learning a second language would help stave off Alzheimers. I'm not sure how true this is, but whatever the …
... people. Grace made a special carrot cake that doesn't use sugar (since she doesn't eat processed sugar, so instead she used honey - oh the cake was perfectly moist). Ben brought rotisserie chicken. Alana made fish and also made salad with Annalou. Edwina, Ed, and Maria (the family) made tacos (super yummy!). Then I made a little speech just to wish Chris, Brooke, and Edwina&family all the best in their travels because it was their last night. ...
... with a grader and the monkeys had taken flight. Never the less Chris did great job of explaining the local fauna and finding some Howler monkeys instead, From her we headed to the Tarcoles River for a cruise amongst the crocodiles. En route we visited acountry fruit stall and tasted some local delicacies. The Tarcoles river cruise was truly amazing - crocs everywhere - and big one at that, as big as ours in Aus. The guide hand fed them from the bank with chicken wings - we ...
... 3 hour visit and then back to Jaco.
After that, I had lunch... A couple of beers... Came to the hostel and took a nice shower... took a nap... then a little bit of Internet browsing and later on, some more beer. I also bought my first American 1 litter Diet Coke (large bottle) ($1,400 C / $2.80 US). Somehow, that was the ONLY thing to have bar none and so I did. ...
... flights home. I’ll miss the heat and the sunshine, the green palm trees and cool ocean breezes, the dark star-filled night sky, and the sounds of birds in the early morning hours, making songs that remind us that we are sharing their jungle. I’ll also miss the people there; my friends and the locals I’d met. They are all pleasant and treated me well.
I observe that this country has changed quite a bit since I began ...
How has this condo rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service