Hotel Vista de Olas
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... are greeted by a Toucan, an iguana, and a whole troupe of spider monkeys that paraded within feet of our balcony as we are on the second floor and the tree canopy is on the side of our room. Oh, and on the drive here we stopped to view some scarlet macaws that we're flying overhead. So everyday we see species we have not seen before. I am amazed with the diversity here. So after checking in we caught a quick lunch at ...
... 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 ...
... fit in a box and hence in a container and so the transport cost per pineapple is lower. This is also more environmentally friendly as the weight of each pineapple will be decreased and so the carbon footprint per pineapple will be lower. Even though all this is the case lots of the people they supply buy pineapples with the crown on as this is the norm and this is how customers expect a pineapple to look!! Today I went to visit a company called Guarco who are one ...
... on Sundays. We met a lovely guy called Pom who lived on nothing but fruit - very interesting ideas about the body and diet that made Megan and I think a lot about what we eat! He was probably my favorite character we've met on the trip yet, a down to earth hippy with his head definitely screwed on.
24/2/13 - 28/2/13
Playa Santa Domingo, Isle de Ometepe
The next stop was Santa Domingo, a little sleepy sort of resort/hotel town on the water ...
... troop of Howlers as we left the reserve on our quad, but saw absolutely nada inside the park!!
We found a really nice shady place to eat with amazing food and real lemonade by the litre, a shop called "super david" (see pics below), and visited Montezuma as well.
We got lucky / did some good research, and stayed in an awesome place, set a little way up the road, run by a sound guy called Dave (from The Wittering nr. Brighton) ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool