Travel Blogs from Mal Pais
After leaving San Jose we arrived in Monteverde.
Monteverde is a tiny town set amongst Costa Rica´s best cloud forest, it is a great place to trek through the jungle and see loads of wildlife!
For our first night in Monteverde we decided to do a night trek through the jungle as this is a great way to spot some of the shyer critters that …
... are situated at the base of the active Arenal volcano in lush rainforest. They are forme of little streams, rivers, waterfalls and pools of varying temperatures surrounded by dense vegetation, flowers and little lizards everywhere. Later on in the day it started to rain and the cool rain complemented the hot water we were relaxing in perfectly.
We made good friends with a few people on our tour and hope to continue to stay in touch with them.
We spent Easter Sunday in Costa Rica today just relaxing again and enjoying the surroundings. Both Maka and I have really gotten into our respective books, so we spent a lot of the morning and early afternoon on our porch reading and watching the ocean. We have mentioned several times to each other that we could get used to this life.
We decided to go on another exploratory drive this ...
... beer crisis was averted since the grocery store was selling beer today. The first time around I bought a sixpack of Imperial which seems to be, far and away, the most popular brand of beer here. I have to say that it was very mediocore to my taste, but still tastes good on a hot day. I went with another local brand today, Bavaria Gold which is much closer to what I would usually drink at home. I have to admit that they do not make ...
... chaos that is the San Jose airport. Before leaving Omaha, we were careful to print out all of our reservations and important information and put it in one envelope. In all my inifinite wisdom, I forgot to take that envelope out of our suitcase before leaving it with my parents. We did not know what our next airline was called, what time the flight left, or even how to get to the correct terminal. Meanwhile, every taxi driver in town is asking us where ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking