El Castillo Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ojochal
... 1 yesterday is really only as big as a camera so slightly disadvantaged. Stay tuned for competition updates. With the morning wildlife shoot over everyone is off to the local markets for a bit of shopping. Everyone except me.....I have a date with my brand new inov8s! My first run in almost a year is an extremely hot 20 minutes. The pool is a fantastic warm down and thats where I stay for the rest of the day. When the neighbors get home from the market they do much the same. Amandas ...
... d rented a large car - which barely fit our stuff - and got to Tarcoles in pouring rain about 5PM. Back on the road in the morning, we pulled into our yard around 11, after stopping for fresh produce at the market in Uvita.
We've had an amazing 2 months and a bit since returning! This is truly home - at least for now! It's so wake up with the roosters early each morning, and enjoy the relative coolness of the early hours. We spend the ...
I am sitting at my "office" desk in Turrialba. There is a house that we all use as the office, lounge and cooking area. Down the road is another house where we all sleep (we have bunk beds) and in between the 2:
- some massive army style tents for the venturers
- lock ups (bodega) for equipment and gear
- shower and toilet block
- a dog ...
Nothing special, just pleasant for a transit town. Bought a new small rucksack and the man gave a discount because he had a nice talk with is. Also found natural medicine shop. Later that evening a beer on a terras on the 1st floor of a corner café.
... the tradition alive in this culture of only about 2000 remaining natives. Don Ismael has numerous awards honoring him for his efforts. He explained that traditionally the masks were carved but not painted, merely oiled to a gloss. He viewed the introduction of painted masks as a natural progression in the culture's efforts to express itself. There are also masks meant purely for the tourist market and they ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet