Hotel Finca Valverde
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... to leave Costa Rica - and then stamped in! 2014 country number 9 - Costa Rica This is my country number 50!! What a nice round number for my last new country of this trip! Into a new mini van and off into the land of the jungle. It took ages at the border, so was 11am by the time we finally left. The most amazing thing - free wifi on the mini van!!!! Kept me entertained the whole journey. The roads were all being re-done so there were roadworks all around for ...
Got dropped off in town and had a drink in the treehouse which is a restauarant built around a big tree. We were on the first floor and had a fair few branches close to us. A treehouse is a bit of a stretch of a name, but interesting nonetheless and drinks not massively pricey.
For dinner we went to Soda Las Salvadita a bit north of town. We were only ones in there and served by a child, but food was good.
We went to bed hoping the roads tomorrow would not be too ...
... for too long. My back was a little red at the end of the day! Our guide at the NP told us his other love was music and which bar he was singing in that night so we went to listen to him. We got there for happy hour and stayed for a Thai meal too. Quite an expensive night really at 34dollars. I know that isn't expensive for a night out as such but it's currently working out at around 50$+ per day! Costa Rica is really expensive. We ...
... nicer and cooler here :)
So excited about tomorrow, booked the zip line with a 40m Tarzan swing!), hanging bridge and night hike for $100 (it ain't cheap..but let's not put a price on fun :) )
Dinner at the Treehouse restaurant and had a yummy casado tipico con lomito and a sex on the tree cocktail lol!
Then back to la casa....cannot wait for tomorrow!
V and mini V ...
... large grape! It's not edible as the seed takes up the majority of the inside. We also saw orchids and other flowers and butterflies. Every time we walk in the forest we see new species. It's amazing! So after our walk we rested in the lobby of the visitors center awhile and then headed to their restaurant for a wonderful, slow paced lunch. The coffee is so good here I think I have had it at every meal on this trip, ...