- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... hostel. We had heard there were some incredible waterfalls around and the hostel we were staying offered a tour to waterfalls that were very secluded. The first one we went to was this beautiful gigantic waterfall with quite a few other tourists and locals around. It was extremely tall but absolutely gorgeous. We started off by doing the walk around to the top to have a look down. By the time we got back we were hot and sweaty and ready for a swim. ...
... the way the country is managed, the way they treat tourists -- all have to be learned anew and taken on their own terms.
The Nicas live in a larger, poorer country -- 6 million in total, very dependent on coffee and beef exports. They have suffered a series of dictatorships, invasions, revolutions, earthquakes and hurricanes that have kept them hopping. Much of the trouble may be due to their ...
... natural sauna, which was a small rustic building built over natural springs. It stunk a little from sulphur, but not too bad. We detoxed for a few minutes (I know, I should have made it a solid hour) & then headed to the mud bath, only to find that it was nothing more than a mud "bowl". We slapped the mud all over ourselves & had fun doing so with another tour group. Once it dried, there were showers to rinse off, glad ...
... sea bass. I pan seared it with onions, white wine & lime juice ~ super simple.
Today was a relaxing & simple day. Just enjoy soaking up the culture & watching the locals. We see a lot of people on bicycles ~ sometimes there are three people on a bicycle. One thing I have noticed, the people are always smiling & seem very happy.
After spending Friday in Alajuela, we got our vehicle and started our trip to La Fortuna in the early afternoon. On a whim, we asked the owner of Mi Tierra about recommended places to stay while in La Fortuna. I had researched several places on the net and through hostel bookers but hadnt actually booked any as I figured I would do it while in CR.
He recommended a friends place HOTEL JARDINES which was a ...