Hotel Dona Ines
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Sorry to have to keep it short tonight, but it's been an extremely long day with not much to report - other than the fact that I arrived safely at my hotel in San Jose.
I was in bed for about 4 hours last night, and awake for 3:45 hours of that time. I was just too excited to sleep! So I got up before 3am to drive to the airport in time for a 6am flight. It was still dark out, so seeing a shooting star out my airplane window ...
The border control was the usual mayhem with all kinds of con artists trying to trick their way to tourists' money. I managed to ward off a couple of ladies who merely gave me the usual immigration forms to fill out, but then wanted $3 for their 'hard labour' as it 'was their job'. Then a chap who was trying to sell me a bus ticket to San Jose before I had gone through migration. He said that $12 was the price and that the cheapest was $11, but I stuck to ...
... 6). The view was excellent, with a good view of the 'whale tail', a sandbar that goes out into the Pacific and looks like, well, a whale's tail. Then the thunder started up and we decided to head back. The thunder can be a warning of rain, but it might give you 10 minutes notice, or two hours notice of rain, but then again it might not rain at all. Alternatively, it might just rain, without thundering. It was ...
... night. We woke at 3 am and left by 3:20 to make it to the summit for sunrise. Alex and Aurie forced us to go ahead when we stopped to wait for Alex to be sick again, one of the 10 times he would empty his stomach on the way up. We made it to the summit with plenty of time to spare. We had watched The Bucket List a few days before and thoughts of witnessing something majestic was on our minds as we witnessed a sunrise that is difficult to put into words. ...
... To kill some time, Carolyn and I walked across the street to visit a mall as there was nothing else to see in this area. As dinner came to a close we knew that this would be the last time in all likelihood that we would see one another. These were people we shared this adventure with, who became our friends and family for 8 days. Email addresses will be shared, but it's hard to say goodbye. It was a great group, as everyone was punctual and very ...