Hotel Villa Florencia
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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Located on the outskirts of Turrialba, CATIE is the Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center which houses some of the most important plant collections in the Americas. Seeds, tissue and plants are preserved in the collection. It is a great place to visit and ...
... tent for themselves. We did see some bats fly out from these homes. We also saw a glass wing butterfly and two centipedes mating, and monkey brush seeds. For the rest of our down time we played backgammon and picked up a book about plants of Costa Rica (I could not believe what the cashew fruit looks like), another about amphibians, and another about birds. It was nice to study in such a way. Just before dinner, another group of rafters ...
That evening back at the hostel we decided to go out for dinner with the two Dutch interns at the Spanish school, Anna and Manon, two other Dutch guests and the Belgian boy I was sharing a room with. We ended up having a lovely meal at Turrialba's nicest restaurant (this is not saying that much per se, though the food was indeed great) and afterwards we met up with half of the Dutch boys group at Leland's bar for a few more drinks to celebrate eh.. our survival? The ...
So today we travelled back to San Jose as it is the end of our adventure! It was a 6 hour journey so there was a stop at a cafe that was also a bird reserve! We got quite close to a tucan and two very large parrots! I could not get over the size of them, they were huge!! We have a night here then it's the 25 hours to get ...
... photo of the moment was quickly sent to us both. What a hilarious bunch of events. The following morning we got up bright and early as we were off to the jungle to fly through the trees and go walking in the Costa Rica's most beautiful cloud forrest's. I was quietly a tad anxious but also super excited too. The whole experience was more than I could ever of imagined. The rush was incredible as we went zip-lining through the most richly green and thick ...