Residence Inn By Marriott San Jose Escazu
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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... procedures. Scanning my bags, full body X-ray and pat down are all a part the the standard process. But if you're lucky (and you don't even need to look suspicious) you get some extra treatment. A swipe of my hands came back with a positive result, for what I have no idea, they're not really overly chatty. So off to have my bags thoroughly searched and a secondary pat down in a private room. I had to keep telling myself that this is there job, and ...
... We drove up and up through the clouds! The winding roads made me feel sick. Through coffee plantations and small towns. San Jose - the capital of Costa Rica and my final destination of this trip. I arrived at 11am. Just a 3 hour drive from La Fortuna. The city is so close to the countryside, but is very urban. Buildings all around, up the sides of the hills. I got dropped off right at my friends house, which was great. No fussing around ...
... gave out driving through the mountains. Another bus was dispatched to rescue us and we quickly made the exchange and got back on the road. Reaching Escazu we were treated to a traditional lunch of delicious soup made with beef broth and local vegetables.
Escazu is known as an upscale shopping district with shops and fast-food chains, but the ...
... out projects to improve village life. The school opened onto a large green field in the center of the village. Gordon and his friends had built a little terrace behind some sinks at the school, to capture waste water and use it to grow things. It was in full use, sporting a banana tree and flowers. The walls of the school were still decorated with the paintings the kids (local and foreign) had drawn. ...
... a taxi. Once outside, taxi drivers discussed for 20mins where our hostel was, all the while we have 50 more drivers and shuttles yelling at us to catch ride with them. Was kind of humbling – I felt like a movie star arriving on a red carpet the way they were all fighting for our business!
Eventually the driver decided he knew enough to get us safely to the hostel, so off we go. Thirty minutes and a few wrong turns ...