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... and second-hand stories rarely tell the complete tale. The question will have to be answered over the next couple of weeks, as today wasn't the best indication of what Costa Rica is really all about, as our plan was to simply check into a hotel close to the airport, have a nap, and then some dinner, before starting our Costa Rican adventures in earnest, first thing tomorrow morning. But prior to that, we shall celebrate VD in Costa ...
... when we're at grocery store - to make sure it's sweet and ripe. He peels off the pineapple so calmly and served us a piece each -- making the end of the fruit like a lolipop that he gave to the young kids. At the end of the tour we were served Pina Coladas (sans alcohol) straight from the pineapple head.
Off we continued another 2 hours travel and we arrived at Puntarenas in Arenal to check in at our Resort for the next 2 nights.
... a year abroad without a few hardships right.. but that's not to say that it's all been a big challenge, I've had some bloody great times too and I've been able to do some amazing ****! ... To give you a bit of an idea, here's a not so short, shortened list of the things I have done/learnt/tried while being here in the last 2 months: 1: I have been to a Volcano 2: I have been to another Volcano 3: I have been to yet ANOTHER Volcano 4: Ate probably more rice in 2 months ...
... and lots of wildlife too). On the way home, we passed howler monkeys shrieking in the trees and even saw a couple of Toucan - which Robbie was very pleased about.
While we were on our trip, the guide was talking to us about tourism in the region and how the government was trying to promote eco-tourism in the jungle. There were really very little tourists in this area and we knew before arriving that it was off the beaten track due to the difficulty ...
... was still closed this morning annoyingly but seeing as we were meeting at 7 maybe that was a good thing! First we went to a farm where they have been having major problems with a disease called Moko so we were checking on the situation. If a plant gets it they have to cut it down, cover it securely with plastic and fumigate it. Some places looked like a banana murder scene there were so many plastic lumps! Plants that were right next to infected areas ...
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