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... Landed CR 1630hrs approx 25 degrees vs 35 we have been used to. Picked up by Vamos car rental chap and driven to their office to complete paperwork for car hire. Very helpful and welcoming attitude detected by all contact with Tico's as they like to be called. GPS local phone sorted then off in car to San Jose centro. It only happens to us.....having programmed the GPS we discover the highway 1 into San Jose ...
... they looked as if they had been strapped to the wing of the plane the entire flight. Put it this way, both of our bags are bright red .. when we got them, they were black. That is how wet they were.
San Jose in a Nutshell
Not recommended. We knew we were traveling to a third world country, but the insane driving, lack of road signs, lack of any sort of lines on the road, shack after shack lining the road ... and our crazy rental car company ...
... and given up. But I started my orientation for my new job exactly one week after I got fired from my old job. I didn't waste any time feeling sorry for myself and instead I just found something else that is way better anyways! I'm really proud of myself. Even though my "plan" didn't exactly work out, I chose to stay optimistic and positive and everything ended up working out even better that I had hoped. I mean, I hope this situation with my new job is a good one. ...
... Trip to San Jose was pretty un eventful, a few stops but nothing more, but I couldn´t settle and sleep for it. Instead watching the countryside pass by as we made our way along the windy roads. The Costa Rican countryside just reminded me so much of Jurrasic Park, and i can see the inspiration for the book. It seemd like we were driving through the movies half expecting a dinosaur to pop up out of the trees and ferns ...
... in a sweat box. Another reason to get the chicken bus I thought to myself through gritted teeth...keep calm carry on...Grace arrives in 3 days...it's all worth it...
After 10 hours of traveling we made it to San Jose. We met a fellow traveler on the bus; an Aussie guy called Carl, and we all shared a taxi to a Lonely Planet recommended hostel. There are 2, one is party hostel, the other looked like a nice chilled out place with a pool. We opted ...
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