Hostel Casa Del Parque
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6am on a Tuesday morning, and we are descending into Costa Rica as the sun peaks over glossy green mountains. The Canadian guy sitting next to me, Adam, is onto his 6th beer of the 5 hour red eye flight, hasn't stopped talking, and is telling us "as soon as I get to my uncle's place I'm having some breakfast vodka." Hardcore, Adam. Fun fact about …
The customs was a breeze. We withdrew some colones from the ATM in the international arrival area, which gave us an official exchange rate instead of the rip off rate at the exchange booth. We passed a sea of cab drivers and bright red, new cabs... walked around the parking lot to take a red TUASA bus.
The TUASA buses come very frequently. The bus was nice and nearly empty with tiny overhead bins. The driver kept the door open, ...
... does not put smiles on faces. Basically you buy a whole bottle and the bar gives you an ice bucket to keep it in and enough shot glasses for everyone at the table. And then you just straight face as best you can, shot after shot. No chasers. It tastes like liqourice and is made from aniseed, almost tastes like zappa. Not ideal! Maybe this is why all the Columbian girls are so good looking. If any girl back home reads this, take note! (although if you know me you´re ...
... next to me is apparently a relative of Benjamin Disraeli, he even knew about Beaconsfield. Pretty cool huh. We got in pretty late and I headed back to the hostel I'd stayed at before. It was maybe 9pm and the woman looked like she'd been sleeping and looked annoyed. I asked if she had dorm space and she said she did so I paid the taxi and got out. She then told me that the dorms were closed so I had to pay $15 (when it's usually $10). I was like, uh why? And ...
... away of 'saying yes' to new things and went out sea fishing with the bro. Fishing has always been something I thought was cruel, pointless and boring BUT... figured why not try, I eat fish, its super natural and hey..could be fun. Which it was! Nothing can beat kayaking in the sea, sun beating down, and catching your own dinner. I would definately consider doing it again.
Mum rocked up a few days later and the three of us continued ...