Tilajari Hotel Resort
Travel Blogs from La Fortuna
... we made it to La Fortuna late at night, and with no dorms available had to shell out for a private room, but bartered them down, as the owner clearly wanted to go to bed and couldn’t actually be *****. He promised there would be hot water which was quite the luxury.
And herein lies quite a lot of the problems with Costa Rica. You are paying European prices, but the country doesn’t actually have the infrastructure to support it developing so fast. The roads are ****, ...
... We stopped sporadically during the drive whenever Carlos spotted some local wildlife. First we saw a Sloth - tiny, rodent, small monkey on side of road. Only comes down every 6 or so days for food and water Next a Toucan - 3 colours. Bright yellow/green/red We also stopped in a nearby town to see some Indigenous Art - Capi Capi. The owner gave us a lesson on the masks and how each person choose an animal ...
... round. We started out on an overcast afternoon to run to the beginning of the Cerro Chatto trail to see where we would have to walk/begin in the morning. The got to the turnoff (about 2.5km) and looped around back toward the local swimming hole and home. 2km from home the skies opened and we got saturated. And this wasn't the weather in which our shoes were going to dry before being packed away for another 12hour day of travel. Bring on the wet, stinky shoe smell throughout our ...
... up from today hahaha :)
[Kim] Haha what a great idea letting her loose on my blog… ok, back to San Jose after visiting Escuela Akom and we boarded our shuttle to Puerto Viejo in the morning. Puerto Viejo is on the Caribbean coast and it definitely has that Caribbean vibe to the place. Not to mention the endless rasta and Bob Marley merchandise on sale at all the little stalls lining the beach and the dreadlocks seen from ...
Then, we moved onto a restaurant that Fabio said was his favorite - the Lava Lounge. We got a bite there, and sure enough, as we were almost done, we saw Fabio. We waved to him on our way out the door, and then took a taxi back to our resort.
Our transfer to Quepos leaves at 9am tomorrow, and will take 5 hours - we've got some packing to do in the next 12 hours!
One final thought on this part of our trip - as we left Tortugueo, ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility