Hotel Parque del Lago - Hotel Vivo
Travel Blogs from San Jose
Three hours after leaving Jaco we arrived into the hustle and bustle of San Jose. We settled into our hotel and to our delight found white fluffy towels, hot water and comfy beds, such a treat and one we've said we'll stick to in major cities. We set out to check out the malls as we needed to get some wetsuit booties for the white water rafting …
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I have another night in San Jose but have treated myself to a night in the Xandari resort which is pretty close to the airport but absolutely lovely. I also got an upgrade for my room (thank you i-escape.com) so have a massive room with a private terrace and a lovely view. More bad news however is that I seem to have lost the cable that links my camera to the computer. I ...
... scared that the trees may get struck by lightening and fall on our lodge. This seems far fetched but Marta told me the next day that she thought there would be a landslide as it had rained so much. I managed to get a bit of sleep but was awake before the alarm as it was still thundering. Our flight had been diverted due to the weather and this meant a 1hour boat journey to a different airport. The boat journey was funny and a definite adventure. We donned ponchos and ...
... everyone but the ol' sea dog captain to be reduced to their knees in weakness. The creaking and banging of the wooden cabin was so loud I thought we were going down any minute. Having just finished reading The Perfect Storm was not the best comforter to say the least. Estimating that I snatched 2 hours sleep on top of the navigation table that night would be more than generous.
We averaged around 6 knots/hr. with sail up in following sea on the 57ft catamaran, Jacqueline. ...
... off the bus by one of the teachers from the school and whisked off for a preliminary spanish test. Gven we were all knackered (and starving!), I don't think any of us particularly excelled at this. However, it allowed the school to assess just how bad we all were and allocate us teachers ready for the next morning.
After this we headed off to meet our host families. I was initially a little nervous about invading a stranger's house for two ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking