Hotel Grano de Oro San Jose
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Today I said goodbye to Casa Turire after enjoying what was described as a typical breakfast for Costa Ricans. I didn't expect to enjoy the side of rice and beans but it surprisingly paired well with eggs and bacon. I was so proud of myself for asking for the check in Spanish...until it did not come. After waiting ten minutes, I did the universal …
The final eve of enjoyment and margarita's made Rich's journey out on the bumpy, twisting road "an adventure" I'm sure he doesn't want to repeat soon!! My Spanish for "He's going to be sick!!" was weak but with help from fellow passengers, he made it out of the van. Across the straight by ferry and then hauled our suitcases to a new van to San Jose …
Oh what a sleep!
Coffee on our wee garden patio to start the day...no schedule, no plans....whatever will be will be - how different.
Breakfast at 10:30 a.m.! in the restaurant patio - sunny and heavenly! Humidity is so different than India where you melted into a puddle with any exertion. Here it just feels like a nice warm day …
Sitting in our precious tropical garden patio, sipping green tea and Rich his Costa Rican yummy coffee (called Britt) after over 12 hours of sleep! First morning of no schedule, no plan, pure and utter pura vida!! Relaxation. Mmmm feels pretty wonderful.
Arrived last eve in a tropical afternoon rainstorm – reminded me of Africa …
There is 7 hours time difference between UK an Costa Rica, so we wake up at 3am. We are still very tired and trying to force ourselves back to sleep - no joy. So we are amongst the first for breakfast at 6am.
We have 2.5 hours before our pick up at 11:00, so we decided to walk into the center of town, which is about 20 minutes walk from …
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility