Hotel Villa Lapas
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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The drive to Jaco was not boring to say the least. The roads are quite narrow in some areas and people drive like maniacs. The roads go up and down, this way and that... twisting and turning through the countryside and villages. It's a thrill all on it's own. As you drive, for many parts of the road, you can look over the edge of the pavement and see a steep cliff. It's downright frightening in some areas.
We passed through the area that we had once seen during the stop with ...
... the mass exodus from the cities on holidays to the coast for Tico families. I think this is what it looks like.
Hey, I shouldn't complain. We had a week of secluded beaches to ourselves. If we had arrived during Peak Season itself, I wouldn't know any different and would consider ourselves lucky that there weren't more tourists. As I write this post at 6:30am (yes, we're still waking up by 6:00am daily), I see 4 ...
... and the rest (including ours unfortunately) have implemented a fairly formal check-in, check-out process (how drunk the dudes are seems to dictate how well the process is followed). We had 20-30 guys show up at our complex for a bachelor party weekend. By the end DH had visions of staking these guys out at the tennis court and allowing iguanas to poop on them continuously. I'm really not sure what the right answer is for prostitution but the Jaco model ...
... for all of the citizens. Today was also the first time I had been made to feel uncomfortable in Costa Rica. One man did so by his bibulousness, and another by his self-righteousness. Still, only twice in three months.
On a happier note, we finally saw a fiery-billed aracari. The colors of this toucan are exquisite, even by the high standard of birds here--our photos don't do it justice. Our photos don't do any of the wildlife in Costa Rica ...
... to rain and it still is Oh goody crazy wet roads where is Mr. Toad! The sleeping experience with all the doors and windows open and the sound of the rain made it wonderful and very soothing. I am up early as usual and ready for the great breakfast (tropical fruit) and the next entry will be from the central Pacific coast.
The driving experience will be something that I will always remember, I thought that the ...