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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Multilingual staff
- Concierge desk
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... about 27C (somewhere in the low 80’sF) and feels more like hot bath than a refreshing dip in the Pacific.
In the late afternoons towards the end of the week, the whole sky was lit up buy phenomenal thunderstorms far in the distance. I could sit and get lost in the beauty and power of Mother Earth that I call Costa Rican TV. So much better than any program you’ll ever watch.
Every night we all headed ...
YEUP, just as the title of this blog suggests, I was up for another interesting day. Got up early and showered, ready to tackle some homework long before breakfast but, after packing all the essentials, I discovered my passport was missing.... What?! Oh hell no!! Looked everywhere, there aren't many places in my bag, backpack and the small room I have to myself, 3 times before determining it was not in my hosts' home...Mao where in the world could it be? The ...
After a bumpy 2 hour drive along a dirt road and an hour boat ride on the lake we made it to La Fortuna. La Fortuna is a tiny town with views of the Arenal volcano, when it's not a cloudy day. The volcano was active from 1968 to 2010, seems like we were three years too late to witness the lava eruptions.
While in Fortuna we spent one day walking up the famous waterfall which is situated at the base of the volcano. It was only a 5 km's walk but ...
... a bit tired of the twitching but that will be compensated by some zip-lining once we get to Monteverde .The Spanish is improving although I'm sure I sound like an absolute retard. Anyway, people take pity and are generally very helpful. As mentioned earlier, next up is Monteverde / Santa Elena. Bring it on!
Hmm, anyway - there will be no zip-lining for me, ...
... this is Costa Ricans for you, they're super laid back haha. I then went and met Krystal for a drink and found she was with Vic and Jayne who had been diving with us for the last few days. They're so sweet and bought me a drink and told me they were going to bring all of their extra leftover shopping for me to have. INCLUDING WINE. So happy. They only stayed for a bit and Krystal and I had two more drinks before I went home to bed at 10pm. That's pretty late for me to be fair, so rock and ...