The Chocolate Hotel and 5 Star Hostel
Travel Blogs from Tamarindo
... tired but could not bring myself to nap. I had this feeling that if I closed my
eyes I would miss something… that the Toucan would land inches from my nose and
I would miss it! As darkness approached the Montazuma Orphilie started their
song and dance in the treetops. When the bugs became unbearable I moved into
the main cabin. Ernesto put me in one of the nice cabins to sleep, but the main
cabin has a TV and satellite, it was 5 o’clock and ...
... noise, the chauvinistic men, the stray dogs, the stray chickens, roaches) and I do not want to leave with a negative image in my mind. Spending
time in Siempre Verde was revitalizing a few weeks ago and I expect the same
again. I am still counting down the days, nights and showers left until I can
be home. With Zach, with friends, with my dogs…even the cat, although I doubt
he cares and of course with a HOT SHOWER! I miss my life and I am excited to return to it. ...
... They doughnuts turned golden in no time and I placed them on a plate to cool. In no time we had a mountain of doughnuts! Alya started cutting them in half and I spread dulce de leche inside and stacked them on a plate. As the warm doughnuts melted the dulce de leche (which is basically caramel) it oozed and dripped down the mountainous pile coating each piece in sweet goodness. Norma brewed the coffee and set out mugs. We all ...
... of the plant,
the aprons…really just anything in the room that they could point too. I find I
am shy to speak here, since I probably sound like a babbling toddler, and it
was good practice to converse with these women.
usual, everyone went home for lunch, Giovanni brought me to Zumbado’s home were
we had a meal of stewed hen (aka and old layer who wasn’t laying so ...
Today was mostly about work. I took my usual morning walk, Lobo the collie joined me. I like having the dog walk with me, it feels like home to walk with a dog. Since the dogs here are mostly free roaming they seem to have solid territories set up. Lobo will only walk so far with me, then he will sit by the road as I pass a house with another large dog, he will not pass this dog. He waits for me though, and ...
How has this hostel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center