Travel Blogs from Alajuela
Arrival in Costa Rica.
Another day with -20c temperatures in Toronto. Our limo took longer
than normal to get to Pearson due to the snow and ice.... We arrived
just in time for our flight but when we got to the gate there was no
plane. After a 1hr delay, we boarded. But a frozen valve kept one of
the engines from starting. Eventually we de-iced ( …
Our flight to San Jose was delayed about an hour. When we arrived it was the usual mob scene of taxi drivers crowding the entrance. Fortuantely, there was someone with a sign from our hotel waiting outside. It turned out that person wasn't the driver but a local guy who took us upstairs to where our driver was waiting in his van. The guy explained …
Happy Mardis Gras, all. So, I completely forgot to share the surprise yesterday!! We were told yesterday that instead of going to Parque Manuel Antonio for our beach day on Friday, we have been invited to a beach resort community that is only one hour away (as opposed to five hours to Manuel Antonio). One of the students has a very good friend whose mother lives in Costa Rica, in that beach resort community, and she worked it out for us to gain admission to the resort for only ...
... so that we could video chat with the family back home and let them know that we were still alive and such. We also needed to have dinner, so we headed down the road to a little roadside cantina called Happy Land, of all things. We shared a meal, once again beans and rice with a side salad. We checked in with the family, since we’d had no chance to so in Houston.
When we arrived back at the treehouse, it was about eight, which means we were just in time for a ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service