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 …
... br> Lunch in Central San Jose. Nothing remarkable about this city, but we are glad we booked 2 nights here to begin the process of stopping! The heat seems to do that nicely. Pleasant temperature - warm but not so hot I can't move.
Feet up time now then off to a Cuban restaurant just for a different experience for dinner.
Dark at 5 pm and the tropical rains pound down like crazy!! Cozy ...
... earthquake, two exciting firsts! Whilst having my breakfast this morning I was looking at a pineapple and it set me thinking about something. I had a chat with David from logistics about it when I reached the office and I was correct in my thinking. The green spiky part on top of a pineapple is called the crown. It is inedible and so all the customer does is chop it off and throw it away. It makes much more sense for the crowns to be removed here as then more ...
... Spanglish that we were indeed going to leave, win!
We landed in San Jose at roughly 4pm and made our way to hostel to set up camp and work out the next phase.
The first thing you notice about Costa Rica is the price and the American influence. Which I wasn't that stoked with but what can you do. Plenty of McDonald's around if you fancy it, which we don't.
The price of beer here is roughly three times that of other Central American ...
... to take the bus to San Jose. I got a surprise at check in... you need an outbound ticket. This was not checked 3 years ago. Anyways, I had to buy a ticket to Panama City which messed up my plans a bit. The next bus was also not until the 20th. I thought that maybe this was just the Tica bus way of making money, but the ticket was checked at the border. This bus ride was much faster. The roads in Nicaragua are great in any case. ...