Finca Monte Claro
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... adding more and more layers of hardened rock, pumice and ash. It is active, and last erupted in March, sending a plume of ash into the air that forced the airports at San Jose to close.
We stayed in the town of Turrialba so that we could see a different aspect of CR. It is not on the the main highway across the ...
... so grateful for the comfy bed and warm blankets to tuck ourselves into for a few hours before getting up early for bird watching (I never thought I would be writing that!). Next morning, we were up and ready to go at 6am, and went out with fingers crossed to see at least one quetzal as it wasn’t peak season for them to be around. After all the palava with the hire car and extra cost, I’m glad to say we were really lucky and saw around 6 quetzals, ...
... br> After lunch, we headed back to the hotel to hang out for a bit. There is a restaurant/bar in the hotel so we went there for café hour and for happy hour. The café con leche was delicious, and so were the margaritas (even if it didn't taste like a margarita I was used to). The margaritas were two for one, so of course I got two!
For dinner, we went to a place called Chelles that served American and ...
... that they had taken us to the coach stop, not the local bus stop. We had already gotten our bags out and our driver was demanding the taxi fare from us. But we were in the wrong place. We wouldn't take us back for a few minutes until we paid him but we said no. We managed to get back in and he was told, by the other cab driver, that we were meant to go to the mercado (market). So off we went and we could tell the driver was really mad as he kept yelling and ...
... were also held; with awards celebrating our Venturers, I presented the well deserved Spirit of Raleigh award to one of my lovely Zulu group. The night finished off with a disco, which was one last time to have a dance with everyone, though not great for the ankle! The next morning, was the Venturers last early start, as they were all now homeward bound; split once more across UK, Bermuda, Hong Kong, Costa Rica and Nicaragua, and many more besides. I travelled on one ...