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 ...
... and kept tossing us around and throwing water into my snorkel. Shou taught me how to swim properly with fins which helped a bit, especially when I saw a giant snake like fish and decided to book it back to the island about 15 minutes before them.
I took sexy snorkel selfies (so not sexy) and played with the little hermit crabs. When they returned we shared pineapple and bananas on the beach and shared some with some ...
... wind. You should google "squeaky gate bird" to hear the sound, it's quite eerie and inorganic. Being that the park was nearly empty, we felt like we had the whole place to ourselves. We felt like little kids in an enchanted forest, and spent the day in equal parts of giggling silliness and awe. The only negative I have to say about the whole experience is that there were no clouds in the cloud forest. It was a totally clear and sunny day. I could imagine how ...
... 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, ...