Jardines Arenal Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking rooms
- High-speed internet in room
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... hummingbirds and tree turkeys go about their business. We walked to a mirador from which we could see the thick forest stretch out in front of us, fading into the dry coastal lowlands and finally meeting the Pacific waters surrounding the Nicoya peninsula. The park was incredibly tranquil and relaxing, full of beautiful birds, but surprisingly the most impressive fauna was spotted outside its boundaries, starting with a much closer encounter with a female quetzal bird close to where we ...
... I want all of them, but I can't have milk, so I have none of them. Jamie orders one that looks amazing and a sandwich that looks basic. I order tacos, which apparently tacos in Costa Rica are all deep fried. I am horribly embarrassed, but I can't eat them so I have to send them back. I am more than willing to pay for them, however. I order a burrito instead, which is very good. Refried beans here are made from black beans. After we eat, we catch a cab to the ...
Then we went to see the rest of the hot springs. The next pool up the hill was actually the most beautiful in the night-time lights. It was fairly shallow, with fake trees overhead that kind of looked like mushrooms. But the whole pool shimmered with the color of the lights, and the color changed every now then from blue to green and I don't remember what else.
From there we continued to explore the rest of the pools up the hill. Although it became more ...
We spent the night listening to the howling winds. They were the strongest winds I have heard in a long time. The gusts felt like they could blow the mountain aside, let alone the humble village of Santa Elena. But it seems pretty normal for these parts. Where we are is located right on the continental divide and on a clear day there are places you can see both the Pacific and Caribbean coasts at the same time. The ...
... Take for instance el plomo. Using charades, we thought it meant the bobber used on a fishing line.... Or maybe the sinker on the bait. Neither one was correct. It means lead. My classmate learns best in dialogue but me, give me a dictionary and grammar book. I get the pronunciation from people but all the rules, spelling, etc... Now if only I can convince the teacher ...