Apartotel La Perla
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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Our flight (Avianca airlines) from LAX landed SJO international airport at 22:30. Immigration and customs was a breeze. After around 45 minutes, we were outside arrival terminal.
Our next flight to Tortuguero National park was at 6:30 next morning, so we decided to spend the night at the airport. We went upstairs at the departure terminal. It was almost deserted since there was no flight flying out until next morning.
The border control was the usual mayhem with all kinds of con artists trying to trick their way to tourists' money. I managed to ward off a couple of ladies who merely gave me the usual immigration forms to fill out, but then wanted $3 for their 'hard labour' as it 'was their job'. Then a chap who was trying to sell me a bus ticket to San Jose before I had gone through migration. He said that $12 was the price and that the cheapest was $11, but I stuck to ...
Today was another crazy day. I still don't always know what I'm agreeing to but it never turns out bad. I'm just usually a little surprised, but I try to keep an open mind. This morning, I woke up at 5:30 to get ready for school. I went to "high school" with Sofi, but it's more like middle school and high school combined. There are 6 grades in "el coliego". School starts at 7 and ends at 4:30 but they have recesses and long lunches and snack times. And, they only ...
... to have found them. And that was pretty much that day. I could now leave San Jose, but the next day Costa Rica was playing in the world cup so I had to stay to watch that.
A group of us in the hostel were going to go to a bar on Friday morning to watch the game, but all the bars were full with queues of people wanting to get in (kick off at 10am). So we watched it in the hostel. At full time, with Costa Rica ...
... of the water is either rain water or from the lakes and streams.
-You rarely see a lawn mower. Sometimes they use a weed-eater but most of the time they cut grass, by hand, with a machete.
-Almost all of the Guatemalan people use an open air fire for cooking.
-Many places don't have electricity. Most still have dirt floors.
-Outside of the cities, even the major highways are bad and often not paved. The ones that are ...