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 last of our few days in La Fortuna were incredible. I never was able to get any decent pictures of the Chollin Hot Springs since it was always so dark when we were there. But I did manage to do a Google Image search and steal a picture from someone else.
The last night we were in La Fortuna, we went out with a guy from Switzerland, Phillip …
Arrived yesterday afternoon to our hostel and took it easy for the afternoon. We were very surprised that when we asked someone where we could find lunch, he walked us to a restaurant himself. And when we ran into him a few hours later, he ran across the street and up the block to ask us if we enjoyed our meal. Still can't believe how kind and …
... 30 hours of straight sailing we arrived in heaven just before sunset. The overwhelming relief to be in glass flat water with the anchor down in a stable vessel cannot be overstated. Instantly everyone had jumped overboard into the bath warm, crystal clear water of the San Blas Islands and laughed at the sky as if to say just how perfect everything is. That night we all slept like babies.
I woke up as the sun rose to greet me through my cabin window, climbed out the hatch ...
... but such was not the case. Carlos told me, after interacting with the 40 year old, that the patient nevers converses with anyone ever. It must had been chemistry Carlos said. I don't know what it was, but I'll never forget him or any of the other patients at Casa Diba. It was truly a remarkable and rewarding experience. Our last day consisted of conos, group photos, gifts, and words of appreciation. I'll miss them all.
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility