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First, this hotel, the Hotel Bougainvillea, is great. Welcoming, modern, with art and sculpture, reasonably priced, with a vast garden. Impeccably clean. Breakfast is thrown in, plus there's a very appealing bar and dining room you can choose to patronize later in the day. This has turned out to be a perfect first-stop, fresh-of-the-plane (for us, last night; finally).
Today we by God explored some of the Central Valley (and up ...
... obligatory Club Sandwich whilst enjoying some hot water and cable TV. Two people can spread eagle on this bed so we did. The following day we memorised the map and walked purposely around the city centre but it's rubbish. Had Costa Rican rice and beans which is the best so far in Central America - we concur with the foodie experts in this field. Decided we didn't like it here - too many beady eyes checking us out but anyway it was time to move on to meet Naomi in ...
... of wildlife.
Free Parking Hotel and Restaurant guests can park for free on our
Free Hotel Services Beach Towels Hotel guests can borrow beach towels at the hotel
Room Service Room service is available for your convenience.
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... river I had to cross to get out, I decided to call it a day. On the way out the path went around a large tree root, which was just as well because if I had stepped over the root I would have walked on the 1.5 metre long snake coiled up next to it. I identified the snake later as an Ebony Keelback, a non-venomous species. But it was a bit of a too-close encounter for me.
On Monday I got the bus back to ...
... was arranging to have someone take us to the Blue Dream Hotel and Kite Resort (that is how it is advertised). We would definitely have gotten lost. The way to our hotel was mostly unpaved and not even lighted at times. Brian as always, made conversation with the driver. At least he tried in Spanish. Brian is very good about trying (because he likes to talk). Unfortunately, Brian hasn't studied much yet on this trip. Good decision number 3: Air conditioned room. Unlike ...