Villas La Condesa Hotel San Jose

Address: San Rafael, Province of Heredia, Costa Rica | Hotel
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This hotel, located in San Rafael, is near Volcan Poas, INBioparque, and Aventuras la Carpintera.
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Travel Blogs from San Rafael

Hot days and cool nights

A travel blog entry by garrynjan on Sep 20, 2015

1 comment, 10 photos

... with people - all different ethnic and age groups, hurrying about their business. Many young men carrying large sackloads on the back of their necks,(hunched over, leaning forward under the load) making their way into the markets. No large department shops here, only all the old fashioned way of trading, with 'barter' shops lining the many small streets.

So .................. this lack of our language skills- the home we are in has ...

2058. End of the Journey

A travel blog entry by nathanphil on Sep 16, 2015

20 photos

... that is a beautiful and increasingly rare thing to find in this world. Another crucial thing: you don't feel that there's tribalism simmering under the surface, ready to explode as soon as a central government is removed from the picture. Even in peaceful parts of Morocco, I have the feeling that, if central government were removed from the picture, old rivalries between tribes and ethnicities would rise to the surface again. I ...

2003. A Costa Rican Walmart

A travel blog entry by nathanphil on Aug 27, 2015

5 photos

... I see a very familiar sign: A Walmart. The epitome of globalization, corporate rule, and the concept "Convenience is King" in America. As one of the main purposes of my Journey is to see how the world is adapting to globalization, I guess this is a must see. So the question is, does Walmart adapt to the local culture, or just force American culture on other countries? I immediately start noticing differences. Here are things you'll find in... ...A Costa ...

Arenal Volcano and Rain Forest Walk

A travel blog entry by baxterscr15 on Apr 25, 2015

1 comment, 7 photos

... a hotel with retaurant and hot springs pools, no mud bath although we had expected to have one. Good buffet supper at the restuarant and on the bus for the journey back to our resort. Everyone is pretty tired and quickly fall asleep, as it is now 8 pm. Good thing as the driver takes a short cut over a dirt road through the back country. Drivers here seem to follow a little close to the driver in front but we arrive safe and sound to the resort around 10.

BIrthday golfing

A travel blog entry by ctillery on Mar 16, 2015

2 photos

... sat where she could crane her neck and keep an eye on things as we ate.) Our conclusion: the bar for hamburgers here is not very high. In any event, we didn't have to cook dinner and instead, celebrated Phyllis' birthday back at the casita with an Ambar craft beer we had found in the big supermercado at the mall. Smoke from the nearby brush fire is still drifting around, but we remain safely away from the actual burn.