Hotel Las Tortugas
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... at Cala Luna about 3pm It was hot. Our hotel man estimated 33-34c...so an appointment with the pool was in order, but not before checking into our room, where we saw the small (!) floral display organised to be in our room for Julie's birthday tomorrow. There appear to be howler monkeys in the trees next to the pool.... Wondered down to the seafront beach, for our free sunset ...
... and the Caribbean coast has dry season this month. Instead of Monte Verde and Manuel Antonio (in the rain) we are going to venture down to Puerto Viejo, a Jamaican influenced beach resort for 6 days, setting off tomorrow, then have 9 days in Tortuguero with the turtles before the last night in San Jose. Hopefully there'll be plenty to do in these villages and enough to keep us busy, I also hope the weather is better!
We're a little "done" with travelling recently, we're ...
... of diving in Honduras definitely outweighed any border crossing challenges - short video attached. So, the next country to see was Nicaragua. The scheduled 12 hour bus journey to Granada was interrupted and prolonged by another hour when we came to the village of Trinidad as they were celebrating their annual fiesta. This required some two thousand cowboys on horseback to strut their stuff along the 'main' road and of course to halt traffic in all directions, encourage all ...
... supposed to be a bus station we could find no buses so resorted to finding out how much it would cost to get a taxi there. I don't think that I have ever met a more honest cabbie. Rather than try and rip us off or even accept a reasonable fair he pointed us (Unrequested) toward the bus station even walking us up to the part we needed to queue in. Catching what must have been one of ...
Day 7- Well rocking up back to my apartment at dawn the next day and the extremely exhausting week I've had totally permitted me to get up at 17:13pm today. Yes I realise that's actually evening but to quote a rather famous movie, "frankly my dear, I don't give a damn'. It was definitely needed and actually pretty wonderful. Except for the time I woke up, dying from alcohol poisoning, so hot I thought I would die and completely unable to make the air con work. To be fair ...