Travel Blogs from San Jose
Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
We had a van pick us up at our hotel at 7am for the three hour ride to the airport, which was fairly uneventful (at least after Kevin slipped and fell - hard! - in the parking lot trying to help load our bags into the van. I should have left that to the professional!). Looking at a map, the roads basically made a big "C" from Quepos to San Jose - if we had flown that same route, I'm sure it ...
San Jose may not be the best advert for the rest of Costa Rica, but I've stopped here for a few days to regroup and get ready for the next phase of my trip. After 4.5 months of galavanting around Latin America I am now heading back to work for three months, but this time as a Raleigh International Volunteer Manager. I arrived in San Jose early with the primary purpose of purchasing the last remaining items of required kit, which I've not ...
... the friendliest people going. Everyone's keen to know your back story and never seem to be in a rush.
Saturday night was sold to me as a big night and Josue and his mates were keen to take me to one of their favourite bars, Krayk... Well wouldn't you believe it, the place was actually called Craic Irish pub, and while I'm not a man to hit Irish bars abroad, this place barely knew where Ireland was. Didn't stop me from waving my passport and ...
... last of the group have finally split up forever! Boo! I also have not managed to get an anklet for Nicaragua either which is very upsetting, it's the only country I don't have one for! A woman also tried to get me to swap my star necklace for one of her hammocks, um no! Why would I ever think that was a good swap? I then found that their was a post office on the Nicaraguan side after giving Tim my postcards. Arg! Finally headed to the Costa Rican side where I got in a ...
... bus station to book it, but when I got there it was already fully booked so I had to catch the ****** day bus instead the following day...ARGH yet another night San Jose....NO ME GUSTA.
The only thing that happened that day was Grace leaving....I was sad...it had gone too quickly...we cried like babies...she left.....I sulked.....went to bed...the ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Presidente San Jose
We only spent one night here, but were perfectly satisfied with our stay. For being in the center of San Jose, the hotel does a good job with noise cancellation, though car horns will be car horns.
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