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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... offered the job but there it was- "Yes we want you", that's a bit of a shock. You then live in denial for a few months about the whole thing. Yes you say to friends and family' I am moving to Costa Rica for two years' That sounds brave and impressive doesn't it? but you never truly believe it, it almost felt like hollow words, that it was never really going to happen but the day arrives, you're on a flight and before you know it you are In Huston Texas ...
... account, nor where we repulsed by it either. It was all just a little nondescript. As evening set, we boarded a bus airport bound and picked up our precious cargo. Returning back to the city with Janet was easy and as we supped on decent Chinese fair, we started to get excited for our real adventures in Costa Rica, the first of which was to the secluded Osa Peninsula and the magical Drake ...
... morning as most store fronts and businesses were still closed. So we bought some fruit and baked goods for the bus and opted for a coffee at the Terminal San Jose bus station before heading to the coast. The bus made a few stops along the way in nearby coastal towns including the city of Limon which provided a great opportunity to snack on empanadas before the last bit of our ride in. We were dropped off in the middle of PV at a ...
... quite low. However today was just amazing!!! So much fruit! Watermelon, passion fruit, papaya, pineapple, guava, physalis, mandarin, an orange fruit I've not tried before. And my absolute favourite - rambutan!!!! Oh it's been so long. The excitement didn't end there, I also ordered banana pancakes, which were delicious! I enjoyed this feast sat out in the garden by the pool in the sunshine. The view was lovely, up into the mountains. So pretty :) The rest of the morning ...
... us to Monte Verde, home of the Cloud Forest.
The transition from Nicaragua to Costa Rica was drastic and startling. Nicaragua is the second poorest country in Central America, after Haiti, and Costa Rica is the wealthiest, mostly due to a booming tourism industry. Suddenly it felt like we were back in a touristy part of Mexico where everything appeared new, modern, and 'Americanized’.
The ride up to Monte ...