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 ...
... when we eat in a restaurant on our own 13% tax and 10% gratuity will be included.
We got to the gate of the coffee place and there was a big lock on it and the guide was told the IRS had shown up and closed them down that morning....but our guide was pretty cool and took us in a back way and showed us the fields and explained the coffee process with the Arabica organic beans. He had to find a new place for lunch too and we ...
... a really great few days and it's so good to see the things I've been taught in the office brought to life. As I mentioned before none of the farms in Costa Rica supply Sainsbury's as they are not Fairtrade but the farms we take from are pretty much identical to what I saw. Whilst driving to the farms we also went past loads of other crops e.g. Cassava, papaya and palm. I had never seen any of them before so took the opportunity to have a quick look as we went ...
... 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 ...
... of the situation had cleared up--with stunning success! There was a momentary gap in the clouds and we found the crater plunging deep below us with a modest puff of smoke rising from it. Satisfied and feeling very lucky, we drove back down towards San Jose, enjoying the beautiful views, the warm weather and another "casado" lunch by the ...
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