Hotel Las Brisas
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We got up an had to check out by 11.30 so it was abit of a rush as was a late night the night before! Jan was still travelling with us and we were all heading down to Panama. Once up we had breakfast and took a taxi to the bus station as it was raining again! We took the 12.30 bus to the boarder arriving at around 2pm. Crossing the boarder was also …
... tell you some people are unbelievable. Lost one old bloke in Hautalo he was in the loo but his wife didn't bother to mention this to our guide until we were nearly at the next attraction! I reckon a bunch of first graders have more brains than some of these people. Costa Rica is also a very poor country lots of poverty, population about 4 million people. The vegetation lush in very mountainous area. The main export is micro chips then pineapples followed by something ...
... instead of the San Carlos station. Got to the station in plenty of time and were some of the first in line.
Got our luggage loaded on and settled in to wait and watch people until time to board the bus. The bus leaves at 6:00a.m. and the cost is 15,200 colones for two people which is equal to $15.20 each. This is a real bargain as it covers the cost of the bus ride to Puntarenas where you catch the ferry across the Golfo Dulce to Paquera where ...
We arrived in Costa Rica fairly easily after having eaten delicious street food for breakfast in Nicaragua, which would be our last meal under 1$! Every time I would speak to travellers that visited Costa Rica I would get the same response: it's expensive! Of course it's still cheaper than Canadian prices but, compare to its neighbours where 1 beer cost around 1$, having to pay 3$ is indeed a big difference! I was at least ...
... to the country. Thanks Mr Wikipedia.
Waiting for the van to arrive, we heard that we could be several hours late getting to Monteverde due to road works. The road trip was great as it felt like home with the winding dusty road climbing ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Good value for money backs onto the beach
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