Travel Blogs from San Jose
... br> I had rather liked going to attend these festivities, but the hotel manager Liz warned me against it. Apparently during one of the earlier matches some people got stabbed and she said there was no knowing what would happen in the crowds, especially for a foreigner alone. So I didn't go.
What I did do besides reading my new Stephen King from cover to cover by the hotel pool over the space of a ...
... that could
also be called home. But being able to afford amazing experiences as these make
living in this insanely cold temperature well worth it!
It's now time to prepare for the next trip which I already have a few options:
Either I go to South America to visit Bolivia and Argentina, further expanding my
list of Latin American countries visited; Or I head to a completely new culture
and culinary experience within Nepal and India, stopping in Sri Lanka for ...
... little detail - the rooftop pool, bar and restaurant, were on the roof, up three flights of stairs. After I nearly killed myself on the massive iron staircase, I decided I should just stay put. The bar tender took pity on me and instead of bar service, he brought the menu and my drinks to me on the sofa. I then received a phone call, which was strange, considering I hadnīt received a phone call in over 7 months. Ben was calling from Bogota airport where he was denied boarding ...
On Tuesday, Bethany, Jenna, Hannah and I got up at 3:30am to take Tyler to catch the 5:30am Paquera ferry to the airport in Alajuela to fly home. It was sad to see him go.
Hannah and I dropped off Bethany & Jenna in San Jose. They will continue to explore the caribbean side of Costa Rica and may go into Nicauraga during their time here.
Hannah & I stopped in a nice town called Alajuela. Where we found pigeons ...
... of human cruelty who were now benefiting from a remarkable demonstration of human kindness.
I'm sure the birders in the crowd would see the very colourful and vocal Toucans as the stars of the show but it was the slow moving sloths that dominated our attention- these adorable critters would give puppies a run for their money. The girls even had the opportunity to cuddle a baby sloth that proved to be a bit of a ham. It was a great way to start ...