Hotel Parque del Lago - Hotel Vivo
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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 …
... bolita.org/ It looks great, but I really couldn't be bothered carrying my stuff up the trail. No power either, except at the office. Nice walk through the jungle though.
4 http://www.drakebaybackpackers.com/ nice, and cheap. It is run by an English/Australian couple who work for the Corcovado Foundation, which works with locals to look after the local turtles and a few other projects.
Jose I arrived in San Jose, all I wanted to do was sleep after two days of buses. And so that is what I did, with the exception of a quick trio to the supermarket, which might have been my most expensive shop yet. The next day, I eagerly awaited the arrival of two friends from the UK. I had a few hours to narrow down my big plan for our Costa Rica tour and it turned out that pretty much everything could be organised on the road.
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... we stumbled upon Chinatown in San Jose. And yes, there was the big gate which is in every Chinatown. But here, there were only around 4 Chinese shops. Not surprising as I didn't think San Jose has a large Chinese population! We managed to find our way back and we got ready for the farewell dinner with our tour. We headed to a restaurant called Machu Picchu, a Peruvian restaurant which Pedro suggested. I was excited for ceviche again! So it was ceviche ...
Another changeover of the group and therefore a free day in San Jose.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking