Hotel Cristal Ballena Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Now we’re getting somewhere. This coffee we purchased at a roaster / café in San José. They freshly ground it, and we got the Éspecial blend. We actually bought a full kilo of this coffee and still have some left. It’s very aromatic and has excellent flavor.
Our friend Casey’s coffee
We visited our new friend Casey ...
Once we did get back to their house, I was done with my hiking and ready to sit. We ate again, hung out and then they volunteered to drive us back to our place. Obviously not realizing how far that would be. When we arrived back here, we showed them around for a few and then they headed out.
Definitely fun times, tasty food and of course we had more fresh coffee. Maybe next time we should clarify if there will be hiking involved.
Here I am.. back in San Isidro, Costa Rica.
The flight from Atlanta went pretty well. Due to a late night of packing I was able to quickly fall asleep shortly after take-off. I woke up as the flight attendant was handing out immigration forms and after deciding to stay awake found I had JUST enough time to catch a movie.. 'Lucy' is the one I chose to watch (unavailable on last month's return from the UK when I had all the time ...
... and a pretty good and cheap restaurant and bar. Did I mention the fact that you sleep in tree houses when you stay here???? Very Peter Pan. Actually the people here are all very Peter Pan, volunteering here for free board and food, living in a financial limbo, going neither backwards nor forwards, just living each day in this tropical paradise, taking things veeerrrrryyyyyy easy. It's also very eco friendly, with a great recycling system, recycled water used, the old "if ...
... the beans and rice are accompanied by a delicious slow-cooked chicken. One of the best meals of the trip in my opinion… During lunch, they property owners toss a batch of old bananas out for the capuchins. The monkeys fight over the bounty and this makes for some great entertainment. They also have a couple native macaws that are let out of their cage. The birds make their way over to our table to receive scraps of fruit and bread, hopping inches from our group.