La Lora Hostel
Travel Blogs from Heredia
... traffic or a forest of trees in a wind storm.
Three drenching, air-cleansing, symphonic rains. Twenty-four hours. Perfect
weather. Costa Rica.
We are spending our first two nights at the Peace Lodge. Yep, the “Peace
Lodge”. It is perched above the La Paz Waterfall and Wildlife Park that is
carved into the mountainside of a volcano. I think it stands for
"peace" as in nature and "lodge" stands for the unusual way
they have found you a ...
... if you travel alone). Soon all our luggage was piled on top of a mini bus and we were off on our first adventure. It was about 70 degrees and warming up quickly. We headed north west out of San Jose and visited a hardwood factory, Senor Y Senora, where they make lovely jewelry and other things from the wood. We enjoyed our first taste of gardens and birds as the area was wonderfully natural. Yes I bought a small necklace of flat wood beads of ...
... be done again in 7 days after the fruit has been kept at a higher temperature to mirror the time spent in store or in customers homes. It was in conjunction with a company called Biotech so two of their employees were there also. The test was blind to avoid bias so Alexandra doesn't know yet what the best solution actually is, they just have code names. In the evening it was someone's birthday so we had a BBQ, drank rum and watched the Costa Rica ...
... did her placement year at the Sanctuary, and is now working there full time collecting data that will contribute towards her PhD which she starts in September. We were shown to our room which was lovely, possible the most luxurious on our trip so far with the most enormous bed. We dumped our stuff and went upstairs to the cafe and to meet Buttercup. Buttercup is a bradypus or three fingered sloth and was the first sloth that Judy the owner of the Santuary rescued. She ...
... across the grass in front of us suddenly collapsed to the ground and adopted the same position and attitude as the lady we'd previously seen. We decided that the square should be renamed the Plazza de Los Muertos and took the next taxi out of there. Moral: Don't believe everything you read in travel guides! Sorry there are no pictures on this blog but they will have to be added retrospectively since I have a problem uploading them from my camera to the BlackBerry ...
Other places to stay in Heredia
Monte De La Cruz, San Rafael, Heredia, Heredia | 3 star hotelfrom $76
Route 113, Heredia | 3 star hotelfrom $67
Ciudad Cariari, Heredia | 3 star hotelfrom $52
12, Heredia | 3 star hotelfrom $134
Jardines de Roma , Heredia | Hotelfrom $162
Heredia | Hotelfrom $57
Heredia | Hotelfrom $14