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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Breakfast Available
- Refrigerator in room
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Travel Blogs from Playa Carrillo
... drives us the kilometre or so to the Costa Rican immigration control where a bit of a free for all develops. However I have my passport stamped, the receipt for the US$25 inspected, then put my bags through an x-ray machine. Everything is in order and I board the bus again.
Thankfully the roads in Costa Rica appear to be of good quality as is the bus. I manage to snaffle a seat behind the driver which has quite a bit of leg room. The only downside is ...
... to break a good couple of feet above my head ...
I tried to jump high enough to keep my head above water while simultaneously grabbing at my sunglasses, but to no avail - the wave nailed me good, and tumbled me end over end ... and when I emerged from the surf, my sunglasses were nowhere to be found. Now, this wasn't the first time I'd lost a pair of glasses while traveling, but this was the least traumatic of the two - ...
... base of the ... Volcano (last major eruption 1968), through the rainforest and around a lake created by the eruption. It's like climbing through a sauna as the warm rocks cause steam to rise from the paths. Climbing over volcanic rocks, it was right hot and very sweaty! We relaxed in the hot water volcanic pools of a local spa in the evening.
... I start stumbling over my words and the shop owner says, "I speak English, too!" My grateful response made a few tourists laugh out loud today. So after a final meal with other students from the school, several of us went back ton hang out by the pool, get some sun time in, study our Spanish and just take it real easy. Later, I went for one last sunset at Playa Prieta. Forty five minutes to take it all in. These sunsets are just ...
... a taxi to my Aunts and rather than drive home in the -20 degree night, stayed until morning. Dang, from 95 to minus 20 in a day. Brrr.
It is now Thursday and Robin is better, but still suffering intestinal 'disorder'. Dr put her on the 'BRAT' diet with the hopes whatever is inside her will die out.
Thanks for reading. I hope you enjoyed a taste of Costa Rica.