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 …
... the boat up over the biggest waves. Once my dad asked the guide at the wrong time "can I put my paddle down and take a video?". The guide said in a somewhat nervous tone while shaking his head "um, I really need you to paddle as hard as possible on this next rapid". In 5 seconds I found out why. The waves were five feet high and coming every .5 seconds. They were also flooding the boat (luckily the boat was designed to get the water out)and our faces. Then my sister decided ...
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 ...
... where they put a special harness on you. You stand on this platform, where they open the gate and you are supposed to just step off the platform into a free fall which seems to last forever, before the cord catches you and you swing out, then back and forth which seems like forever. It is like bungee jumping but you jump feet first. My group said I had the most colourful language during the jump. I was still shaking for a ...
... Mom didn't do the superman position but she so could have. It was amazing, just flying along like a bird looking down at the jungle as we zoomed across the valley. I started off really fast, one of the thoughts zipping through my mind was wondering how hot the metal thingies got on this trip, and then I started to slow down and I was worried I wasn't going to make it all the way across the valley lol. But I did and it was awesome. The best ...