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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... beautiful. Cost Rica is largely made up of endless mountains with rolling hills of green and the odd colourful house thrown in for good measure (I'm talking bright blue house with green roofs or purple houses with red roofs, nothing subtle). During the drive we climb and wind our way around these hills, at one point we climb so high was are amongst the clouds and can see nothing but white outside the windows. Absolutely amazing!!! And then down the other side we ...
On the farm land, I saw two horses. One brown and the other white with spots (not purple ones.. lol). I said "hi" to them and then went back to get the carrots and celery that I had as leftovers from the previous day. They seemed to like them a little.
Since it was getting dark, I headed back to the room to rest as I was also a bit tired. I'm now watching tv (all the channels are in Spanish though) and lying on my bed.
... was quite the contrast. But not as surprising as seeing these really, really poor people living in shacks with yards of dirt and they are playing with their smartphones. How they afford a data plan is beyond me! So we drive like this on these backward roads for at least an hour and a half, with the tour guide stopping here and there to talk to the tour guide in the tour bus coming our way, or to round up the limes in the front seat ...
... journeys to savour, and some to forget, but most of all, we have been touched by many people, from all over the globe, and in different ways, that's the lasting memory, that's another great reason to travel. Those that travel, are those that are wise, these are the people I want to be surrounded by, to hear stories by, and to come by. We are slightly over budget after this journey, but to travel, is to be rich, at least in our eyes. Thanks for ...
... black bags used for extra waterproofing, I felt rather lucky to be living in the VM outhouse! There were now so many people, that our cook Lucy gained an assistant and the cleaning rota got even more structured than before. Most were very cheery and keen, though there were nerves too for what lay ahead. It was good to be finally joined by these eager young people and the anticipation grew once more; for the imminent project allocations and getting stuck in to the hard work ...