Hotel Villa Florencia
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Villa Florencia Turrialba
Travel Blogs from Turrialba
... It did involve me having to travel by three buses and three taxis from La Fortuna to a small town called Turrialba, a trip that took all day and unfortunately included getting ripped off by a taxi driver. But at last, that Friday, I went rafting!
I hadn't seen that many Dutch boys since leaving Holland last year. Now we were all stuffed into a van together with the agency's owner's son Leland and his friend from school Stephanie. We filled up two rafts. The Pascuara river ...
... right decision. The town is tiny, it is lively without being crowded, the beach is nice and I have finally found some time to wind down and regroup before setting of for real on this last leg of the trip.
Ever since leaving the States I have been a bit tired, but that has pretty much disappeared after a few days at the beach. There is good food to be found here, I have had some time to go through my ...
... decent. So we caught the 8:30am bus up to the reserve, and started one of my favourite days of the trip so far. Santa Elena is beautiful. It's flora and fauna are quite different from those in Monteverde, as these two mountains straddle the continental divide. So Monteverde is affected by the weather coming from the Pacific, while Santa Elena is affected by the weather coming in from the Caribbean. But both reserves appear the same to the untrained eye. Because ...
... children would avoid the draft. They started dairy farming and that is still a big concern today with plenty of good quality dairy animals around as well as the multi-purpose cows we have seen before.
In the morning we went to the Santa Elena Nature Reserve which is a private reserve administered by the local High School. There were a group of Canadian students doing path maintenance. We then went on to do a canopy walk - high up on ...
With 13G VMs numbering under thirty, the influx of almost sixty Venturers made a big bang. They were all aged between 17 and 24 years old and hailed from around the world. As Raleigh is a UK charity, there would obviously be a large contingent from home; however alongside our host countries of Costa Rica and Nicargua, there would also be people from Bermuda, Hong Kong, Austalia, US and countries across Europe. The first Venturers to arrive, on the evening before the rest, ...