Hotel Vista de Olas
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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Our last day in Costa Rica.....so sad. Well, we slept in for a change since we didn't have a tour or anything. In fact, it was very nice having no where to be early in the morning. We had a leisurely breakfast at our restaurant with a view, and knowing it's our last day I couldn't take my eyes off that view. Soaking it all in while I can! Back at the room we were taking our time, hanging out on the balcony ...
... the locals. We sat on the bench outside of the grocery store eating an ice cream cone and the owner taught us how to howl like a howler monkey. He did it really good.....all the howler monkeys come to his grocery store now.
People along the road are waving to us now as well, at first they just treated us like tourists.
People come and go at the hotel everyday. We get to know them for a day or two and then off they go ...
... My day usually started a little after 6 when I would wake up to the already-strong tropical sun and enjoy a few minutes of alone time before waking the students. Trying to act for all the world that I, too, loved being up at 6:30 I would knock on the students bunk room doors to wake them up for breakfast and remind them what they would need for the rest of the day. Does everyone have closed-toed shoes? Water? Sunscreen? Bug spray? A rain jacket?? ...
... well overdue. A little white lie never hurt anyone : ) They agreed it was a pig sty and also knew that without the 'garage' life would be pretty boring in this neighbourhood. After negotiating co-operation, I came back with 3 garbage bags, 4 brooms and buckets. In an hour we had made a huge impact and it looks so much better. One of the boys tried to sneak away so I asked him 'Do you play here?' to which he answered 'Si' and so I said ...
... Pacific Rift - which might as well be based on Mal Pais!
See here http://www.gametrailers.com/videos/zm8t uf/motorstorm-pacific-rift-debut-traile r if you've not seen the game. (but with less crashes of course! but a lot more dust!!)
Needless to say we hired a quad bike, and had great fun! [pics below]
Had a good adventure, visited the Cabo Blanco reserve, and saw a Coati Mundi near the reception, some sleeping bats, ...