Hotel Parque del Lago - Hotel Vivo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Parque del Lago - Hotel Vivo San Jose
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... stopped on the road once more as Manfred spotted a sloth high in the trees. They are so slow in their movements, it was funny to watch. We used Manfreds binocular to see them clearly. We saw two varieties (each in different tress as they have different territories) the first sloth was the three fingered sloth which are slightly bigger than the two fingered sloth we saw later on in the day. Our group then got taken to a waterfall with a rope ...
... for the journey onward. Kristin's flight left around 1:30 am; so since she was going to have to leave between 10 and 11 pm, she decided getting a hostel bed for the night was useless. She was just going to stay up all night. Kimber's and my flight was a little later, but we would still have been leaving the hostel before 3am. We decided we would just go with Kristin to the airport and hang out there. We could pull up a patch of ground and nap for a bit. Little ...
... almost automatically had to be started over the
following day since we were often heading onto different directions. It was a
weird feeling to truly make real friend and have to say goodbye the same day!
The sadness would dissipate quickly the next morning when new people would turn
out on my path.
Concerning the transportation and accommodation, there was again nothing to
fear as it was extremely simple. Most travellers would have nice place to
suggest and ...
... of happiness and consolation. I learned quickly that whenever people asked about my ankle, the best response was "pura vida" with a shoulder shrug and smile. The Costa Ricans are also very proud to be the only country in the world without a military. Such happy, loving people.
It is a beautiful and unique beach. White sand and crystal waters, but also the jungle which extends right down to the beach. As I watched the sunset over the Pacific, I could hear the monkeys in ...
... Lara (us 3 became pretty close) and often also with San Fran- Chris, Norweigan Iver and Kiwi Nicole, and occasionally with Elise too (an Aussie-Canadian who lives in LA and teaches surfing there). Afternoons were spent doing yoga on the balcony of our hostel (a bit distracting with monkeys and iguanas climbing around nearby), precarious jungle-hiking to waterfalls, helping release baby turtles into the beach, or having beers with Mario and Christin (one of the ...