Hotel Shawandha Lodge
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... up more gringo fuss about where exactly this other stamp office was, how could I get there etc etc. By this time a group of shuttle people had turned up, so a queue had formed and either because I was monopolizing too much time/he felt sorry for me/he himself agrees the system is bent out of place or some other reason he stamped me through. Two days, a whole lotta hassle and $150 saved and I was back on track.
Incidentally Clare ...
... of the final chocolate products - they were nice, but a bit gritty. Quite similar to the chocolate I make at home with cacao powder and cacao butter! And then our final stop of the day, a small hike to a waterfall. It was still raining, so rather slippery, but only a 10 minute walk down to the waterfall. It was pretty, but not really swimming weather! But I did spot a tiny little red frog! So cute! I love frogs!! We got back to the hotel at 4pm. And time to do ...
... a good atmosphere but you could see along the beach on the outskirts locals waiting to pounce on vulnerable tourists! We stood on a table on the beach and within seconds a guy came over and started talking to Shannon - looked very suspicious to me so we headed back inside away from the circling sharks. We hung out for a while playing table tennis (interesting when drunk) and table football, of which I was paired with a German who got very angry when I scored three home goals and ...
... surrounded that area. After relaxing at the beach for about an hour and a half. We then went down the road to a bar that had swings and a huge stage for live music. We each got a beer and shared a $1 tequila shot. Yucky. After swinging on the swings for a little while we went back to the room an got around to go enjoy happy hour drinks and have dinner. We went back to the place we ate at the first night for drinks because they had a 2 for 1 deal. Greg and I both got ...
... the guys who had come back for the soccer game. They were heading out to get some food so I decided to join. And so we started our interesting friendship with parham and Elia, two young Canadian guys down for a holiday in Costa Rica ( well parham is from Iran, but has lived in Canada for awhile now). Went to the gold museum and then out to dinner with them before buying some drinks and heading back to the hostel. They seemed like cool guys and were heading down south to the ...