Hotel Parque del Lago - Hotel Vivo
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... move if we want to can't we Ticos and Ticas- certainly pulling out the moves now!
so there we are- we now have a Chez Drapes and I can awake to the views of the mountains and think to myself ' Well Good morning Costa Rica!' . The only thing that is missing that would ever make it truly a home for me, which I can't have, is a something of the feline variety. After all a house is only a house without one- Got a sign to prove it!.
... we usually go for, but one of Jerry's former graduate students, a Costa Rican, recommended it, and we found it fascinating. Beautifully done. Spectacular views of four (or is it five?) falls. Enclosures of butterflies, monkeys, various birds. I insisted that we skip the snakes. Already freaked out enough about those, and we head into the rain forest tomorrow WHERE THEY ARE KNOWN TO OCCUR. Deadly ones.
Having a driver is a ...
The Costa Rican border was only a short journey away from San Juan, however, it was much more official than any border we have been to yet so it seemed to take forever to get through it! We had to have proof of our onwards journey out of Costa Rica, and our bags were all put through an X-ray machine! The bus we were on was pretty luxurious - air con and reclining seats, a far cry from the chicken buses we have gotten used to ...
We spent a night in San Jose which is a pretty dirty not very nice city and then left to the place where the turtles were the next day. It took about 2 and a half hours on the bus and about 40 minutes on a boat to get there, on the Caribbean side of Costa Rica. Each night we with had to do a beach patrol or patrol the hatchery. The hatchery is patrolled 24 hours a day. Unfortunately its right at the end of the season but I ...
... certain things in my carry on like liquids and I can't have my suitcase weigh over 50 lbs. I don't think I'll have a problem but with all the gifts I've received, who knows. After the packing situation, we went to this party thing. It was more like a fundraiser. At this house, there was a DJ and food to buy that benefitted the graduating class of the high school. It was really fun! The food was great and the music was awesome. We ate a little and danced a lot. ...