Hotel Rosa del Paseo
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Ich bin früh aus dem Hostel los, da ich noch kein Ticket für meine Fahrt hatte. Das hat dann aber problemlos geklappt. Der Bus fuhr um 9 Uhr mit Verspätung los. Ziel: San Jose, Costa Rica. Eine Stunde später waren wir an der Grenze. Ich hatte am Vorabend zwei Deutsche getroffen, die gerade aus Costa Rica kamen und von ewigen Wartezeiten an der …
... crocodiles, a sloth, an anteater, a coati, lots of different birds (including toucans, herons, egrets, and macaws), several frogs, lizards, snakes, monkeys, and lots of bugs. Transport out involved a motorbike ride to Agujitas, a boat through the mangroves (quite different to the mangroves in NZ) to Sierpe, and then a ride in the car the family from Colorado had parked in Sierpe to Uvita. I was at my hostel (5) ...
... of the water is either rain water or from the lakes and streams.
-You rarely see a lawn mower. Sometimes they use a weed-eater but most of the time they cut grass, by hand, with a machete.
-Almost all of the Guatemalan people use an open air fire for cooking.
-Many places don't have electricity. Most still have dirt floors.
-Outside of the cities, even the major highways are bad and often not paved. The ones that are ...
... shed. Other than that, the place was great, the bands were awesome and the beer was cheap! We stayed there until the last drops of energy evaporated.
I suddenly remember that we signed up for grade 4 white water rafting next
morning. What the hell was I thinking?!
Adventure tour Costa Rica Quest (including all transport and accommodation)
operated by G Adventures, booked through STA Travel.
... only been a half-hour flight or so.
The driver didn't speak English well, but we were able to communicate well enough for him to ask us things like if we wanted to stop and see the crocodiles from the bridge again, which we declined. He did show us photos of of friend, who is a tour guide for a crocodile tour - his friend was feeding the crocs, and petting them. One loco Costa Rican!
We got to the San ...