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- Continental Breakfast
- Multilingual staff
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Concierge desk
- Non-smoking rooms
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... ferry to the mainland where we cheated and caught a taxi all the way to the border. Once there we luckily found a bus which was departing shortly for the capital of San Jose, traveling down the Pan-American highway which would take us most of the way to our destination of Monteverde, high up in the interior of the country. It's a good thing that I was checking our position on my phone as the bus driver completely overshot our pre-agreed dropoff point and by the time I managed ...
... Bob sent me down memory lane, to second year engineering's Introduction to Material Science course, when he pulled out a chocolate tempering diagram. Most people don't associate cooking with science, but really, there is a lot more to cuisine than just artistry and skill - cooking is all about controlled chemical reactions, and food science is actually quite a fascinating subject should one delve into it. But a phase diagram? We came here to eat ...
... l. We wait in the sun in front of an abandoned hotel/restaurant. Eventually the four of us and two Chinese tourists are ushered onto a tiny little boat. The landscape is breathtaking, even though the clouds cover the Arenál Volcano.
The boat drops us off at the bottom of a small dam at the other end of the lake, at the foot of the volcano, where we are ...
... I think…. Once the rain stopped we ventured out and went to check out a local beer festival that was publicised in the local area, and seeing as it was Australia Day, we could help but go. With beer in hand we wandered into the festival grounds and were greeted by a number of interesting not shoe, no shirts hippie individuals that at a moments notice would probably start fire twirling or making jewellery - this really wasn’t our scene so we decided to ...
... no luck. We left on Friday morning, and took a Interbus straight into Volcano Arenal, with one change over. The drive was about 6 hours, with one break in-between. The first driver, seemed great at first. But then as some stroppy people get on, his mood seemed to change very quickly and he drove quite fast. I could see the stress in Dans face as we had to sit and watch the road ahead.
There where some French ladies who wanted the windows ...