Hotel Santo Tomas
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... 14 months and year round production and melons 6-10 weeks but a short season from the end of February to the beginning of May. Fruit is sourced from a wide range of countries including Costa Rica, Panama, Honduras, Belize, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Ghana and the Ivory Coast! They are also the largest fairtrade banana importer into the UK.
Every week estimates come into the office of how many pineapples are expected to be harvested over ...
... does not put smiles on faces. Basically you buy a whole bottle and the bar gives you an ice bucket to keep it in and enough shot glasses for everyone at the table. And then you just straight face as best you can, shot after shot. No chasers. It tastes like liqourice and is made from aniseed, almost tastes like zappa. Not ideal! Maybe this is why all the Columbian girls are so good looking. If any girl back home reads this, take note! (although if you know me you´re ...
... was really fun. Having the dive master as a buddy is awesome. Not only are you in the front and therefore not behind annoying people but you get to see all the cool stuff because you're right there when they point it out! Although I was pretty proud as I found a ray and a couple of moray eels ;) Although I have to admit one of them I only found because I'd picked up a pretty shell and then nearly swam into it! Randomly found 2 spoons ...
... it which I feel was largely to do with the premise upon which it had been created - to better the lives of the local community. It has confirmed to me that my passion most definately centres in development work and I aim to learn more how to use the arts to help transform the lives of people.
I bid Nicaragua a fond fairwell at the end of March after a lovely final evening watching Nicaraguan traditional dance, and spending time ...
... back of Estralus. What a place. Lots of open verandas and a swimming pool. It was stunning and definitely a party house. At midnight champagne is passed around and some people go for a dip in the nude. Not us Brits though! Leave the party at 3am.
Happy New Year
Manage to get on the beach at 10am. Our heads were pretty good (no headaches). A lazy day on the beach. It got quite full but there again 100 people on a 11km beach you can’t really call ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center