Hotel Cristal Ballena Resort
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... not far from here which I would really like to visit. But there aren't many buses that go there... it's well off the main drag--and it's quite questionable if I'll be able to find a place to sleep there. I think I'll pass... and focus on maintaining my pace it getting to Panama. But then I spot a cybercafe, and figure I should go ahead and save/upload my photos--and I could google Boruca, just to see if I'm missing anything important. ...
... Well, as much as we could be I guess!
So we arrived at the farm and met Martina and Alice to get our bucket and large bag. They had these really cool baskets with harnesses that kept them around their wastes, but Maria and I shared a big blue bucket the whole time. That’s okay, we’re a good team! We began the hike up into the coffee field, heading for the top so we could work our way down the mountain.
... Casey's house. They included an area pretty close to his house and then a second area above/uphill where you would get the beautiful views of the valley. Pretty cool to check them out but don't worry all of you, we didn't sign any papers or anything today.
I did however try to fall down the hill while hiking. We came to this area pretty far out where we were going just a little further to see the holy statue. He said, here just climb between this fence, ...
... across to the far side of the river, they proceeded to show off their diving and jumping skills from the side and the top of the waterfall.
It was a lot easier to use the pool back at our hotel to keep cool in the afternoon heat, so that is what we did. A bit of swimming, a bit of reading, just being lazy but enjoying it.
We walked back into the main part of Uvita to buy bus tickets for our trip tomorrow. We decided we will go ...
... rainforest, desecrated by unfair-trade monocropped coffee (I never realized the importance of fair trade product until now, the people literally become slaves to the large, American, industries. Coffee, bananas, pineapples.. buy local organic and eat in season = defeating evil). Another endevour is Universidad Chirripo - to bring the community together to share in knowledge and resources (a lot like what Kenan and I want to do in Tennessee). Establishing a ...