Hotel Fonda Vela
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... to Europeans we agreed. The next morning our Dutch pals departed and after eating our great free breakfast from the hostel, we waited to be collected by our minibus that would take us riding for the morning. The man arrived to collect us and we went outside the hostel to find not a minibus, but three horses waiting for us. The man in his cowboy hat appeared friendly and we got onto our horses and began to ride. Bearing in mind the last horse I had been on I had dramatically ...
... over and the smiles on their faces couldn't be any larger. It’s honestly a real treat to see these guys having so much fun. The adrenaline coupled with joyfulness created the perfect chemical release. I believe this was the point in the trip where some real bonding occurred within the group.
One of the guides makes a jump, doing a beautiful swan dive. This spurs others to attempt acts that are a bit more daring. The gymnast in Maddy has her ...
... so much and it was still really early!
Today was our very first hike (3hrs) and I must admit, it was very challenging! I couldn't help but think, "what have I gotten myself into?!" I am NOT the nature/hiking type of girl but that's what this trip was all about. To step out of my comfort zone and have an open mind! And with that kind of mindset I was able to overcome the challenge of the first hike. Drenched in sweat we made ...
... so we miss the up and down of the valley. The road engineer comes in today, to choose exactly which route the extended road will take, so this path is temporary.
4. The last bit is my favourite. A lovely 2 minute stroll takes you along the pretty rock-lined path. It meanders beside some interesting trees with big buttress roots. There are a few steps built in, but it is mostly ...
... pile and asks him to transport the trimmings.
I am asked to bring buckets of compost from the kitchen to the pile and then clean the buckets with soap and water. Then to remove the bad bananas from the bunch that the foxes got into and compost those. While Maria directs me towards the bananas, it seems she was reallllllllllly close to asking me to do her laundry, but seeing my face, skipped this idea altogether. Smart move.