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 ...
... in guided groups at the entrance, loud visitors not conducive to animal spotting, and all the paths made out of wood meaning noisy footsteps in most places! We decided not to pay the $25 per person for a guide and set off into the park to walk around the trails on our own. We spotted a couple of sloths, one iguana, lots of birds, raccoons and capuchin monkeys at the beach stealing people’s lunch from plastic bags! The beaches are absolutely beautiful, but ...
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 ...
... immigrated to Costa Rica settled Monteverde in order for their children to escape military service during the Korean war. This was the site of a cattle ranch but they converted the stable to the first hotel rooms and El Establo grew from that start. Soon we will be picked up by a shuttle bus for the ride down the hill for dinner.
We are listening to the news and see the newsmen in LA diving under their desks....hope all is well after the small ...
... Rica?? But somehow that enthusiasm faded closer to the date. I pick myself up though and decide to stop being a baby.
P.S. There is a sloth living in a tree in a hotel. He comes down once a two weeks to go to the bathroom and then goes back up. Unfortunately, we only got to see his big bum from down below.
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