El Silencio Lodge & Spa
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Concierge desk
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Our morning started with some uncertain news. Last night’s storm was
worse than predicted and the river had swelled. Trees had fallen blocking the
roads so the bus that was waiting for us on the other side would have to take a
2 and a half hour detour to get to our meeting point. After being delayed by 3
hours we finally got …
Our last morning in La Fortuna and we awoke to the sounds of nature greeting the day. Today we took a boat ride across Lake Arenal and then a van to Monteverde or the green mountain. The scenery was lush and the climate cooler as we ascended above the continental divide. We arrived at our hotel to find white faced monkeys in our backyard and proceeded with a fun impromptu photo shoot with ...
Location : At home with the Charnocks in Santa Ana, San Jose, Costa Rica
Daytime visit : Dako Coffee Estate, Poas Volcano Narional Park, La Paz Waterfall Gardens
Sunrise : 5.55am Sunset : 5.46pm
Temperature (high) : 30c / 86f (low) : 18c / 64.4f
Time : GMT -6 hours
(Ship's location : At sea en route to Pago Pago)
The tour bus was due to leave the Intercontinental Hotel at Escazu at 6.20am so I was up with ...
... Monteverde and seemed to specialize in wine. For supper Larry, Erin and I had the tuna special, encrusted in sesame seeds with teriyaki sauce, veggies and spaghetti with pesto sauce. It was delicious. The beer drinker had a local amber beer. Then we went back to the hotel. We were all tired and glad to hear that we didn't have to leave until 9:00 tomorrow. I worked on the blog for a few minutes but couldn't keep my eyes open to finish.
... the shear beauty of it all. It was really neat! But, getting back up from the bottom was a journey. Someone said it was 480 steps, probably more though. And you think "eh, 480 no biggy" but no. These were insanely steep and of different depths and whew. I'm tired just thinking about it! We got back to our hotel and walked around town to find some lunch. We saw this little local fruit stand and looked in there. The produce department at Sendik's ...