Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu
Travel Blogs from San Rafael de Escazu
... the bathroom (that would better suit a crock roach den than somewhere we were supposed to clean ourselves) was terrifying. You will be pleased to hear that on leaving I'm now actually quite upset at the thought of leaving behind the cabina and the family of lizards (named lizzy, scales and james) that we had shared it with. The turtle trip was magnificent. Apart from the fact that papey was boring as ever and kept telling me ...
... time alone. Tomorrow morning at 5am we leave for Arenal! One of the coolest volcanos here in Costa Rica! We are staying there overnight Friday and coming back Saturday night-I am very excited for our mid-project trip and I have heard awesome things about Arenal from students! Hope that there will be lots I exploring. Wow that was a lot summed into a blog-entry! Thank you again for all you prayers and support. I really am loving my time in Costa Rica and learning so much. Chao, ...
... what it is like to live abroad, I was super excited!
It took us a few days to slowly get to know our neighborhood but it didn't take long for us to find all sorts of cafes, restaurants and other places to enjoy.
In our time attempting to absorb the city of San Jose we wandered all over the city, trying all sorts of foods and coffee. One of the main reasons we stopped in Costa Rica for a month was to sort paperwork and visas for our upcoming tour of South America (mainly ...
... fresh fruits and vegetables that are available to them for cheap. Such is not the case. There are more McDonalds in the city of San Jose than in the city of Philadelphia. There are KFCs, taco bells, subways, pizza huts-basically every fast food restaurant you can think of. Many Costa Ricans that I see on the street are overweight, but they still tend to wear tight, tight clothing. Costa ...
... out too well. One of the rapids we went through seemed like a pretty simple rapid, but towards the end Jonder yelled get down, so we all got down, but one girl managed to fly out the opposite side of the boat haha, so we had to rescue her, but it went pretty well. Next we saw a railroad track bridge that they still use today, but very seldom. There were some kids jumping off it and it had to be at least 40-45 ft tall. The trip was almost over at this point, we ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service