Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel and Nature Reserve
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
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TravelPod Member ReviewsVilla Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel and Nature Reserve San Ramon
Way off the beaten path but worth it! Wonderful casita with our own fireplace ready to go.
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Today our group of 18, plus 4 guides/drivers, met for the first time, leaving the hotel at 8 am. We drove for about 45 minutes just outside of the city where we assembled to meet our bikes. We then had a relatively short practice ride of 7 km through a typical CR countryside ... Very bumpy roads and some good "practice" hills. We were a bit …
... and a good view of the rainy day from our outdoor sheltered patio table.
Our final excursion was promoted as "canyoning" on the webpage that compelled me to sign up. I thought there would be far more hiking and crawling through tunnels and caves, along with some rappelling. Instead, it was 5 practically back-to-back rappels…mostly through waterfalls. The extreme nature of these rappels came as quite a shock to all of us - even Sam. Especially since they allow ...
... going for it. They're happy to push you too (harnessed of course) quite the adrenaline rush. Quite tired and hungry, we headed back to our favourite lunch joint Taco Taco before chilling out the rest of the afternoon. I had a night walk planned so it a little siesta was needed, though too short. Just before sunset, we got picked up and off we went to experience the ...
... with my host family.I am currently watching tv in spanish which is always interesting for me. I am missing everyone very much but I do love living here. Everything is more laid back and simple living. No matter where you go on the bus it is always a beautiful view and the public transportation here is awesome. I'm off again, excited for tonight and for my free day tomorrow!
... the nurses, the cutters and carriers and the soldiers. They don't eat the leaves but chew them and put them into balls which then grow a fungus that they feed on. At the end of the runways are the nests which he built in boxes with pipes or bottles for chambers. He also designed a nest so that he could show us the queen which was huge, about an inch long. We all enjoyed the presentation and exhibit very much. When we were done he shaved the ...