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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... end. I tried what looked like possible paths but they all seemed to end as well. Not wanting to get lost, I decided to retrace my steps back to where I started. All up I was in the jungle for 7 hours. I used up my 2 litres of water (3 would have been nice), walked through ankle-deep mud, fell on my backside a few times, and generally had fun. Somewhere along the way I was in the Corcovado. I was a bit shattered when I ...
... I stayed in kindly let me leave a huge bag of stuff in the storage room until I come back and can give it to my kind friends to take back with them.
The next thing on the to do list was deciding what I am going to do until my friends get here. Staying in Costa Rica is too expensive (especially when you get charged quadruple the normal Price by the bad taxi drivers at the bus ...
... at Parque Morazan, two blocks from our hotel with is located on the pedestrian only Avenida Central. The citizens of San Jose like to refer to this as "The Miracle Mile".
The only miracle was that it wasn't condemned by the Costa Rican government. Our walk took us by Plaza de la Cultura, Teatro Nacional, Centro Nacional de la Cultura, and a host of other interesting sights. As far as the food ...
... As I half expected, a 5 minute job turned into an hour long event. No, the job I needed done was too fine for their heavy leather sewing machine, but if I just waited a few minutes, they would have it done somewhere else in town. So I settled down, drank some coffee and learned how three generations of leather workers kept the store going. The youngest had invented a leather stool and a prostate easing saddle ...
... and learnt so much about the world, my appreciation and love for everything we are fortunate to have in our lives has skyrocketed, and the gratitude and fortune I feel at having been able to share this experience with Ali is amazing!
Leg two begins in September when we will both be revisiting Thailand and working our way around Asia and on to complete our trip in Australia. Watch this space for updates...!