Holiday Inn San Jose-Escazu
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... and large leaps down to lower levels. Such fun! The boys went for a swim when we reached the lagoon, but it was a bit chilly, so Rachel and I kept our clothes on and snacked on the side. Some fellow hikers gave us some pineapple before they went on their way - such friendly locals in Costa Rica! We chatted with the boys for some time swapping stories and just generally being muppets before heading back to the car. Got nice and dirty scrambling back up the ropes to the peak - ...
... at reception a few minutes too late and missed the last available beds, so we had to find a new place to stay. Ending up at a bar that also has some hostel rooms and seems home to resident surfers, we spent the night clearing our room of huge toads and spiders, before having a drink in the bar with French Sam and Alessandro (the Italian I'd met in Liberia), who was randomly in Dominical at the same time.
The next day I hung out with Saila and Maiju more ...
... going up hill and it's a blind turn. 4.) The maximum speed in Costa Rica is 40 km/hr. That's why it takes an hour to go 25km. There are no straight roads. 5.) The signs that indicate distance to a destination are merely suggestions. Today on our way to our hotel we passed a sign indicating that San Jose was 92 km away. We drove for another several minutes only to pass another sign indicating again that San Jose ...
... taxes and breakfast was small but functional with all the usual amenities. We went to the patio of the lobby restaurant, Cafe 1930 for a drink and had our first taste of the national beer, Imperial. It is excellent, on par with any fine Canadian or European brew, well bittered with a rich, clean taste. A saxman accompanied by taped sidemen was playing samba favourites and the setting was lovely with ...
... to me and starts dancing. I commited a drunk white girl move and started making out with him on the dance floor, but hey i didn't care. I'm in freaking Costa Rica and he was so hot! Rachel, a girl from Michigan in ICDS asked me to exchange shoes with her because her heels were hurting her. I agreed, but her shoes were too small for me. I ended taking them off and giving them back to her, but Rachel left ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet