La Mansion Inn
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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Manuel Antonio - and finally some sun We were up at 05:30 to get a bus to Puntarenas on Day 1. After a breakfast, that later would result in Ian having a bout of food poisoning, we were back on the road to Manuel Antonio where on arrival we checked into El Faro, our storage container home for the night. Apparently "Costa Rica's first Hotel made …
... so every move must be carefully contemplated prior to executing.
But that smile ... the three-toed sloth is truly a funny-looking creature, resembling Gandalf the Grey in his over-sized Wizard's robe, in the way that the sloth's skin sags and hangs from its bony frame. Its face is reminiscent of a clown with a bad makeup job, yet it's oddly so cute, in a very fugly kind of way. Everything it does is somehow captivating, because it's always moving in ...
... tips whilst they clip you in, the gates opened and we jump off the platform, free falling a good 10 metres before the rope tightens. Swinging us close to the ground and back up in the air the other side. This was brilliant. We went back to the hostel and I cooked Somme chicken soup, which was more like chicken flavoured water, but with some bread it wasn't bad. We gathered our things ready for another 5:30am start tomorrow to travel across the ...
Day two at CASEM, which stands for cooperative of artisans from Santa Elena and Monteverde (essentially). I was thrilled to get assigned to work in the kitchen with Dona Ana and Dona Olivia. CASEM has a dining area that provides simple breakfasts and lunches for sale. All basic Tico food. My simple tasks included preparing the salad. Here they wash the lettuce once, use a salad spinner (ha! Never in my kitchen!), then wash again in a bath of water ...
... our Canadian guide was not as good charming as our Tico guide but he did show us many wildlife from bats, frogs to monkeys and sloths. It really is different to see the animals in their natural habitat. There is an element of discovery which is kind of nice. However, one teenager definitely did not think so. As we were passing this group, the guide was trying to get the girl to look through the scope to look at the ...