Hotel & Villas La Condesa
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... it comes to coffee and
climates (and maybe other things, too). Every half hour or so we passed a new
coffee plantation that grew different coffee because of the different weather
and altitude and other things you’d never think of while you were drinking a
cup of coffee purchased from the supermarket or Starbucks of Dunkin’ Donuts.
But now I do.
Then something amazing happened. We stopped at a roadside café to
taste the locally grown ...
... only tucamanas I think we will ever come across. We also flew in to Rurrenbarque for our pampas wetland boat trip, where we saw monkeys, pink dolphins, sloths and turtles in their natural habitats. Not to mention slept in a hut above a resident cayman which we could hear moving around below us at night!
Peru was an absolute delight and as great as I remembered from my trip their 8 years prior! We fell in love with the charm of Cusco, ...
... in Cork, Tilbury and Rotterdam where all the cargo is removed. It will then return to Bremerhaven to begin the cycle again. When I finished my Spanish lesson on Friday a group of us headed out for lunch. As Costa Rica is roughly 7 hours behind Europe the peak hours in the office here are 8am until 10am as this is the end of the day in Europe. By lunchtime here on a Friday pretty much everyone in Europe has finished work so the afternoons are fairly relaxed. After lunch ...
... Some,I know,would be shocked by the idea of two sixty four year old guys re-embarking on the travels of their youth.So far though we have stayed in lovely places,clean and comfortable.It seems the young backpackers of today require a minimum of comfort that we were not so fussy about back in the 1970s. We left Heathrow at 6pm on a flight to San Jose,Costa Rica via Toronto where we were due a stopover of 12 hours which we didn't consider too arduous because we'd ...
... leaving for the beach in an hour or so but first we will stop off at Silvia's place to see the apartment she moved into last year. It is unusually for a women to move out if she is not married but she doesn't drive so needed to be closer to her work. The family struggled with her decision - modern times in Costa Rica for a 46 year old economist.
No photos yet but will take some at the beach.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool