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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... in my legs and I was in tremendous pain sitting up!
Our host tried to get us an appointment at the clinic but didn't have any luck, so that's how Pete ended up having a wonderful birthday at the local hospital!
It was a great system, but there was lots of form-filling! Firstly, I was assessed by a doctor who gave us a large form which we had to put through a slot in ...
... way. As for us, the short zipline course was also too dangerous, so we made several hikes. We got to talking with a couple from Florida who had many adventure stories to share, and they joined us in these hikes, led by guides named Jorge and Leo. So, optimistically I put on my poncho, still not disabused of the notion that I could stay dry. As we walked up nicely landscaped steps bordered with bamboo, I felt that each step had become a pool ...
Rafting in Costa Rica is world class. This my guide book claims at least. Which is why it was so disappointing to me at first that I was having so much trouble trying to find an agency that would take me rafting this week. Sometimes travelling on your own really isn't fun. Especially when you are trying to fill up a raft.
But I finally came in some luck when I got an e-mail back from a guy who said I could join a group of eight (!) boys on Friday. And they happened to be Dutch ...
... to the "pacuare rafting" gazebo, we ate breakfast (Gallo pinto, eggs and fruit) then put our things in a locker and hopped back on the bus to get to the actual river. On the bus ride there Daniel gave us instructions and techniques to use for the rafting trip. Once we arrived there we formed teams, put on our life jackets and helmets and hopped on our rafts. I had a hard time finding a helmet to fit ...
... to bring your own and even the. Small town supermarkets were never very good either and the bus stops are filled with **** junk food, not a nutritious meal in site so today we came prepared. It wasn't flash but avocado, fresh lime and nut sandwiches made with my trusty pocket knife in the van half way to Monteverde made did the job. About half way there we stopped for a break and out the back of the dusty middle of nowhere roadside stop was the most amazing ...