Playa Grande Inn
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... heat kicks in. Still determined, we tackling the hill with a smile that's starting to fade.
After walking for at least half an hour in enormous heat up the hill with no shade on the way, we meet two girls on bikes who tell us that the waterfall is 7 kilometres away!!!! We decide that we are too young to die and barge in the nearest building that looked kind of like a hotel (actually still not sure what that was) to see if we can get a taxi. There were ...
... being overly ambitious as it turned out) there was little time to stop and celebrate, so after a quick lunch we jumped on another bus bound for Ciudad Quesada, also known as San Carlos (Yes another one). It was here that we experienced a truly rare phenomenon. We arrived at nightfall and were unsure if we would be able to catch an onward bus to La Fortuna. After looking around ...
... drive to La Fortuna, which is the base town to the active Volcan Arenal. This volcano was dormant for years until the 1968 earthquake that shook it to erupt again. We arrived in La Fortuna just before night fall and had to drive through the town before taking a dirt road to the Majestic B&B, our home for the next 3 nights. The dirt road was a long and twisty one that lead to the Arenal National Park, the base of ...
... 3-5 foot wave coming in one after the other is like getting pounded in the boxing ring round after round. It's no surprise that surfer's are usually totally ripped, as you spend most of your time paddling and using your upper body as well as your abs to maintain your balance on the board. Let's just say about an hour of surfing wears you totally out physically and mentally.
During our hour together, I finally manage to get ...
... two young travelers (Meredith and Drew) were so enthralled with the area and the people that they resolved to do what they could to better prepare the next generation. Beginning with 15 students in their apartment, they have grown to some 130 students with an office, a classroom, and currently 17 volunteers (this week.)
As promised, a shuttle bus met us at the new ...