Hotel Las Brisas del Pacifico
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... and there was a huge procession going on. The people were taking up about half of the street, and they were chanting and carrying a giant white thing at the front. I assumed it was a funeral but our taxi driver said it was just a normal service for church or a Saint or something. The traffic jam it caused was huge. Our taxi took us all the way to the border again. I slept the whole way. At the border there were guys trying to sell the immigration ...
... we had plenty of water. Eventually, we made it to town and left the beach to try the roads. Our goal was to find a small soda 'La Perla" I had read about and have an authentic Tico lunch. Naturally, I had my map...but there are no street signs so you have to figure out the streets. It was now about 95 degrees, and the 2 mile ride was more like 4 in the hot sun. I was struggling to find the soda and Robin was ready to pass out...it was not a fun situation. I was about to give ...
... to costa rica for the sushi, but it actually wasn't terrible. Then off to the casino where we lost $20 each in under 10 minutes. (Donna -- they dont have the wizard of oz machine).
All in all, it was a good first day. Today the plan is to hit up that swim up bar and not leave!! We'll keep you posted on how it turns out.
Miss you guys! Wish you were here with us.
Amanda and Kerry :) ...
... offer of 2nd helpings which the staff wolfed down in
front of us! The hostel’s position offers a great view over the lake and valley
below, a waterfall tumbling down the precipitous cliffs to one side, but there
was lots of work to do to finish off the whole package and justify the price.
We also felt that the young and no doubt enthusiastic new owners had a bit to
learn about the hospitality business….
The afternoon we arrived ...
... But the
reality is that I make a living off tourism so I need to go where the
gringos are! That said, although there are many gringos here, and
Canadians, there are also many Europeans and South Americans! In all a
much more international flavor and that shows up in things such as nice
architecture and clean streets. The store is ...