Geliwa Turrialba Hotel
Travel Blogs from Turrialba
... and I did call out to John several times to "hold on, John!"; but there was a lot of easy floating down the river as well that let me shift my attention to th trees and birds of butterflies, so there was also a lot of "Ooh look, John!" Of course I had to paddle according to the instructions Jorge was shouting, and it was easy to place all trust in him. However, it was John who saw the snowy egret with yellow feet Not everyone was ...
... to the bus stop, ask the driver where we were going, be told by the driver where to get off, and then told what way to go, but we made it there! We interviewed some students at the university about their ecological footprint so that we could then compare it to our own.
We went to lunch next, and finding place to eat by the university was hard because the first game of the world cup was starting so everywhere was crowded. ...
... Spanish. We finally arrived at the market and we could see Pedro there. We got out, threw our bags to the handlers to throw on to the roof oft he bus and hopped on to the chicken bus. Our driver then had an argument with Pedro demanding money. Pedro had told him that he paid one main guy and he was meant to pay all the drivers. Apparently this didn't happen and he was quite aggressive. In the end, Pedro just paid him. It was about 30 minutes on the chicken bus to the ...
... impression with my head torch at night and when I get up before dawn. I'd definitely learnt a greater appreciation for what I take for granted at home. There had (literally) been snakes and ladders; thrills and spills; and blood, sweat and tears on this expedition. It seemed so long ago that it started and now it was all over! We had one last hurrah up our sleeve though, with many of us off for a final send off at the beach... * which of course I can't, but that's another ...
we crossed each pass it was hard to believe there was yet another climb
beyond this one.
The road wasn't tared so it was a dusty bumpy stomach churning few hours of climbs and switchbacks.
The sheer drop on either side and sometimes both sides were a little bone shaking.
The scenery though was incredible. Especially when the sun began to
set over the most beautiful green rolling hills.
Other places to stay in Turrialba
300 m sur del Cementerio de Sta Cruz, Turrialba | Hotelfrom $69
1 Km este de Tuis de Turrialba, Turrialba | Hotelfrom $125
800 metros noreste de la Ciudadela La Susanita, Turrialba | 3 star hotelfrom $137
Turrialba centro, Turrialba | 3 star hotelfrom $45
5 km. before Turrialba Volcano, Turrialba | Hotelfrom $35
Turrialba | 4 star hotelfrom $154
Sito de Mata, Turrialba | 4 star hotelfrom $326