La Catalina Hotel & Suites
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Collected hire car (upgraded from a Suzuki Jimny to a Suzuki Gran Vitara - no extra charge ), then set off to drive to Manuel Antonio National Park. We estimated 1 1/2 hours, but it took 3. No particular reason, not heavy traffic, just smaller roads and a bit up and down and bendy. Our first proper look at Costa Rica, as we drove away from the noisy busy Capital city ...
... were tightly strapped around our waists, thick gloves with leather on the palms were placed over our hands (used as a break on the wire) and helmets were secured to our head. As we were driven higher up, excitement (along with nervousness) filled the van. We took a short hike to the start of our new adventure, where we were given more safety information from the canopy guide. One by one, each of us went, and you could hear the screams ...
... a quick snack and to unload bags before Adrian (Yami's nephew) came to pick us up. We wanted to surprise Yami with a large bouquet of flowers for all her generosity. He also took us to his work- a cross fit style gym where we played like monkeys. Tonight we treated everyone to a goodbye dinner at a restaurant called La ...
... so beautiful and green and the sky are vibrantly blue. Those are a couple of the reasons we are always happy to come home to Costa Rica. When we arrived the jungle had crept in a little closer to our home and the birds were singing. The house was just was we had left it, with just the addition of a layer of dust and some gecko poo! We unpacked our suitcases, showered and headed out to get some food to put in our empty fridge. One of our wonderful ...
... fauna is carried out as well as demonstrating how indigenous people made chocolate. We were shown the whole process from finding pods on trees (which are ready to pick all through the year, rather than ripening at one season), drying them, heating, grinding into a paste and then tempering them until they can be made into a bitter drink. That was where the indigenous peoples stopped. The drink was only for the elite in their society. However, the chocolate 'expert' at Tirimbina goes on ...