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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... 5 hour journey onto Puerto Viejo. On the later bus there weren't any seats left so we had to stand for the entire journey which wasn't too bad! Upon arrival we searched for a nearby hostel. Unfortunately with it being New Years eve everywhere we tried was full. Even the most expensive hostels. A local man, by the name of Cooly, saw that we were in need of somewhere to stay so used his bicycle to go round every hostel he knew ...
... at the rip off rate of 700:1 (instead of a fair 500:1). Once you pay and hand in your form you walk down a set of stairs and straight ahead for 250 metres to another office to get your stamp. Here you must prove you have a ticket for a forward journey, otherwise you could be denied entry and have to go to a bus company and buy an onward journey ticket that you might never use!
... we stopped for the night.
We made very slow progress our first two days. We started late to wait for the morning rain to let up, we sat out downpours under bus shelters, or we prolonged our grocery or restaurant stops to wait for the rain to abate. By early afternoon on our second day, the rain was so heavy and misty that visibility was seriously limited. We had to call it a day and find a hotel room after going only 26 km.
The third ...
... But never mind the accommodations, it is the area around here that is so fantastic. They have trails into the rainforest that includes a hanging suspension bridge (the longest in the country) over the Sarapiqui River....about 100 feet over! You have to get over any fear of heights real quickly but it was so beautiful. Once over the river there is a trail through the rainforest and the trails are empty--we saw four people in an hour and ...
... ants to show us the size of those buggers. Scary. Apparently they deliver the most painful sting in the insect kingdom. Not lethal, but enough pain to last for 7hrs.
We were also very lucky on our hike to the waterfall to have encountered a family (maybe 40-60) of the white face monkeys crossing the canopy above to the other side of the stream.
Then there was the waterfall. Stunning. My first time to be under a waterfall. The feeling ...