Hotel Ciudad de David
Travel Blogs from David
Today we decided to take a run up to the border with Costa Rica and investigate the last bit of Panama's Pacific coastline. Our rental car is not allowed to leave Panama which is a shame because it would have been interesting to see a little of Costa Rica.
As border crossings go this one looks very South American with a whole shanty town …
I've probably talked too much about breakfasts already but just to say that the breakfast buffet at Hotel Cuidad David, which is included in the room rate, has everything from cereals to patisseries, from fresh fruit to cooked dishes. It may not be the best in the world but one really can't complain.
After filling of tummies, we set off to …
... it wasn't nearly as big or as much an adrenaline rush. The last cable was the longest at around 600m over the farm back to the reception. At the end out main guide and the owner if the farm asked us if wet wanted fresh strawberries. Since we were all a bit hungry he took us over to the strawberry patch and we got to pick and eat as many as we wanted. It doesn't get any fresher than that and they were so good. We ate as many ripe ones as we could find before heading back to ...
... four hours, we started up an old path that was quite overgrown and really vertical up the mounting, and once we had made it to the top the clouds started rolling in so we hightailed it back to more solid ground (the very top of the mountain range consists pretty much of trees and other plants growing one on top of the other, so there are a lot of holes where the roots aren't grown enough to hold you!). Thankfully Judith had packed some ...
... here since December they're still fixing things and making it how they want it so there's room for loads of ideas. As Rosy is Spanish speaking it will also hopefully improve my Spanish, I need it!
So far on day 2 I am really enjoying it. I get to talk to all kinds of people and I'm working (if you can call it that!) 8 hours for 4 days then 3 days off. Not bad! Staying in a hostal during the day still isn't without unusual sights. Like today a pick ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet