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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... One is also warned of break ins in hired vehicles.
Green parakeets fly around in San Jose, sit in the trees and make and ear deafening racket. The owner of the hotel, an exAmerican told me how he was invited to a meal where these were cooked, and he calculated that his meal was worth 6000US, if he could have sold all these birds in the US! Obviously he did not make much of a dent in the local parakeet population. Worse than pigeons on ...
We spent a night in San Jose which is a pretty dirty not very nice city and then left to the place where the turtles were the next day. It took about 2 and a half hours on the bus and about 40 minutes on a boat to get there, on the Caribbean side of Costa Rica. Each night we with had to do a beach patrol or patrol the hatchery. The hatchery is patrolled 24 hours a day. Unfortunately its right at the end of the season but I ...
... by lush green foliage- it was a hidden oasis which we used to soothe our aching muscles. We couldn't rest for too long as we had a chocolate making lesson to attend! We were immediately put to work by separating the roasted cocoa beans from their shells. We then ground the beans three times to make a paste, we put this 100% cocoa into steamed milk to make hot chocolate- even with sugar, this was a little bitter for me. The remaining cocoa mass was used to ...
... Sol. Probably some of the best pizza I've ever had. And the pieces were HUGE! But it gets better, these said ginormous pieces of pizza only cost 1100 colones! That's $2.20! I should have taken a picture of the decadence but I wasn't thinking, just eating. Oh! And ordering was an ordeal. T'was our first experience really speaking in Spanish with a native. So we asked for the type we each wanted and then asked how much it cost. It took us forever ...
It poured rain most of the night. I guess it was rather optimistic of me to think my washing would have dried! I'm leaving the group early today, which is sad. But rejoining them tomorrow. I'm heading to San Jose a day early to go and visit a friend who I lived with in Borneo. She has just had a baby and lives in San Jose. Quite exciting! I have looked at several options for getting down to the capital; flying, bus, taxi, joining a ...