Hotel el Prado

Address: La Garita, Alajuela, Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Alajuela

OK, we lied...more to talk about!

A travel blog entry by tunes on Mar 22, 2015

3 comments, 4 photos

... are picked one at a time by migrant workers that mostly come from Nicaragua. They are paid by how much they pick. For every basket they get one token, and at the end of the week, the tokens are exchanged for money. They are provided with housing and a very fast worker can earn $40 - $50 per day. The process is very labor-intensive, the plants take 4 years to produce coffee beans and only have one crop yearly. Premium beans are ...

A little about my traveling companions

A travel blog entry by christim on Jan 03, 2015

2 photos

... see over my head anyway. Frank often had a quippy, funny remark to voice his disapproval or ...

Last couple of walks.... Ouch!

A travel blog entry by amelisheva on Aug 02, 2014

... nothing. I saw the whole volcano in Arenal but we were at the resort for a whole day and had the time to see it. Up in the clouds, the weather is highly unpredictable so my verdict is that those tours aren't worth it unless the weather for the day is clear and sunny. I'm here at the height of the rainy season. Off to a delicious lunch at a restaurants after checking out Lankaster Gardens... Nice little place to wander through but I prefer seeing this in the wild. ...

Adios muchachas!

A travel blog entry by bpancoast on Mar 06, 2014

10 photos

... the side, and I always say to her "levante la cabeza!" (lift your head) Today she was flipping her pigtails back and forth so I did the same with my ponytail. I stopped, with my head sideways, and she said, "Levante la cabeza." I laughed out loud...she's a really funny kiddo who has so much potential if she can just get the time and intensity she needs of therapeutic activities! As we were saying our goodbyes to the kids, they were looking ...

Skittles at the Summit

A travel blog entry by lynsey.nault on Feb 02, 2014

2 comments, 17 photos

... Sister; was the total distance (39km), altitude gained (2,300m) - a majority of which was in 3 small segments (1.5km, 2.5km and 1km respectively) and essentially no switchbacks carrying all of our gear in only 2 days. I should have read closer. In my last post I mentioned it was a 26km hike. Not sure where I read that, we did pretty much that entire distance on our second day. 24.5km - 19.5 of which is downhill in one day is way too much. I'm having ...

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