Hotel Casa Antigua
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... in waves about every 10-15 minutes throughout the afternoons. So I did much of my birding in ...
... gray sand, a sunny beachside promenade, and tons of good restaurants to boot.
We arrived at Jaco Beach around 11am, and it was immediately apparent that a beach day was not going to happen. The storm was traveling north with us, and Jaco's waves were so huge that swimming was prohibited, and a nasty wind was blowing sand all over the beach. So we strolled the promenade, noting that what passes for a promenade in Jaco would be ...
... tree was completely hollow with holes in the sides too - it's quite hard to describe and easier to look at a photo.
It was even possible to climb up inside one of the trees. David went all the way up but Maria just went half way because she was afraid she wouldn't make it down again. We met some locals by the tree killing time on a lazy Sunday afternoon. One of them had lived in Santa Elena for 15 years, but had never went ...
... the link eventually! It's pretty awesome.
After some strategic packing of the vans and bus (thank you years of Tetris), we were transported to our lodging for the first week: El Convento de las Hermanas Franciscanas de la Purisima. It's a lovely little oasis in the middle of Alajuela run by a group of nuns who were going to have to close their doors due to finances. ISL made an agreement to bring their groups of medical relief ...
... in the last 5 meters, if you are going super fast, you may flick up and burn your shoulder on the wire (ouch). There is one more chance for you to enjoy the superman zipline, before heading over to the giant tarzan swing.
This is a rope platform leading off a mountainside into the air. Without any time to think, your instructor will hook you in tell you to hold on with 2 hands and simply step off the 20 meter high platform. With no time to ...