Hotel El Tajalin
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... small and really uninviting. Halfway through the day I jumped into my car and drove over to Playa Santa Teresa and as soon as I stepped out onto the beach I knew that I had to come here. I called, booked a hostel for the next day, booked a surf lesson, and was stoked to head here the next day. I went back to Montezuma, found a good restaurant, had a couple of beers in my hostel (by myself, again), and made sure to get to sleep early so I could jet to Santa Teresa early in the ...
... but the views were beautiful, at least for the 10 mins before the cloud covered us totally! At least we worked off our amazing breakfast! (also costa rica has the closest thing we have found to normal semiskimmed milk wooohoooooooo and the hostel had teabags)
We moved on to a place on the coast Montezuma, and met back up with some people who we had travelled through panama with, Franz and Edith. The town was really nice chiled atmosphere (again!) + the waves on ...
... magma were made obvious to us by a wide strip of black rock extending away to the west from the base. We then, as a group, were taken to relax (oh, the stress) at a spectacular hot springs resort, where volcanically heated water (around 40 Celsius) is channelled through a man made series of swimming pools and fountains. The next day, alone again, we visited La Fortuna Waterfalls which cascades the Salto River into a large plunge pool. In keeping with our staunch ...
... then turn around and back track home. However, a little further up the hill, we found the half way point land mark of the trek - a water treatment plant. And it was pretty much all down hill from there, so we decided to forge on. The instructions we pretty simple, follow this road down through a few gates, and it will lead directly back into Orosi. Not so. The path abruptly ended a few hours later, about 45 minutes walking short of Orosi. We could either turn around and walk home they ...
... and build research.
Horge took us out into the canals, explaining carefully the protected waterways, and how they are one of the most critical ecosystems in the world. The experience was totally surreal!!! Especially as the night closed in and we donned headlamps to continue our paddling searching for critters along the way.
The channels became so narrow at some points that it was a challenge not to get our paddles stuck in the branches and roots! ...