The Springs Resort And Spa
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Only downside is that it is so Americanized that you may as we'll be there. But great views of the volcano and great hot springs and food.
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Our trip to Costa Rica finally left the city and into the volcanic territory of Arenal where we met a rather relieved and helpful soul in Joe. As a background, he had been our American host via email for ages, trying to sort out options for transportation, being incredible helpful so when he saw us he had a genuine, 'oh great, you're here' look …
... fork where we see the cloud reserve forest sign and then a nothing road. Thinking we don't head up towards the forest, we head down the other road and get a few 100m before realising it seems to be going nowhere. But we run into an American who tells us we are going nowhere down this road and the hummingbird place is at the butterfly place, which was not far from our hostel. We were pretty certain he may be mistaken, but a few hours had gone by, ...
... species or maybe we know them, cause Australia isn't that big right??? They are all really lovely though. There is the group of students, a couple on their honeymoon and a group on a family holiday (mum & dad holidaying with their adult children). After some brief instructions, off we go. The ziplining is good fun with some really long lines (800m). Then we arrive at the superman 1590m long. For this one you are hooked on with two harnesses opposed to the one ...
... learning about the ecology of UGA. We had lunch and then off again for our sugar cane and coffee plantation field trip. The students were able to crush the sugar cane in an original Trapiche which is a manual machine that extracts the sugar water. Awesome experience. We went next to La Bella Finca Coffee plantation. This is by far the best coffee in the world. This single family grows all of ...
... nicer and cooler here :)
So excited about tomorrow, booked the zip line with a 40m Tarzan swing!), hanging bridge and night hike for $100 (it ain't cheap..but let's not put a price on fun :) )
Dinner at the Treehouse restaurant and had a yummy casado tipico con lomito and a sex on the tree cocktail lol!
Then back to la casa....cannot wait for tomorrow!
V and mini V ...