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- Continental Breakfast
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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This is our first 'real' look at Costa Rica. Wow. We're in Breaking Bad! Picture the downtown places. Picture the rawness. This is surreal. Driving through the small, run down streets, winding past people sitting on their chairs at the front of the steel gated houses. Houses made of sheets of rusted corrugated iron. A rawness and greyness encompassed by stunning clouds of lush greenery. The contrast is simply stunning. Frighteningly so at times.
... thirty minutes, but we were all so winded afterwards. But of course, no break was allowed. We just pushed on through. I'm pretty sure that if I played with them every day for only a week, I would be in top shape. Most of the day was spent hanging out with Los amigos de Bren. Which included getting mangos from trees, hiking through plantas de cafe, walking to the mall to buy small explosives and stink bombs, and of course playing lots of ...
... rooms. He had kept a camera from someone in our group and the bird did come out so he got great pictures. Ann has sent us a copy. We did see the bird in Monteverde but this picture is great. Memo, the guide, gave us one more chance to see if the bird was out......but he was not so we get in the bus and head back up the twisty road and on to San Jose.He tells us that most travelers are glad to leave after two days because the weather is usually misty and ...
... got some free drinks and mud rubbed on our faces! In the evenings we had dinner at Lava Lounge, which was good food but pretty expensive, and had drinks with Dave and Denis, including going to a big opening party of a bar one night which had a good dj from LA and some impressive fire twirlers (including a girl one!)
Since La Fortuna wasn't offering very nice weather, it was time to move on after 2 nights and we all went different ways, except Mario, like me, ...
... that's how horrible it was!
We spent the rest of the afternoon exploring not very much at all. In
fact other than the theatre there is very little of tourist interest in
the city at all.
We walked the main streets and took in the sites, mainly fast food
joints, until we walked into an area were I was to freaked to go any
further..... As I already said I'm not a great adventurer, and I'm also a
chicken. When there are more junkies and prostitutes ...