Hotel Vista de Olas
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... 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 ...
On Friday, October 18, we hurried home from school, and grabbed our packed bags. Jose was taking us to Manuel Antonio National Park, one of the most famous parks in Costa Rica. The wildlife there is fantastic.
We started out from Escazu, and made the 82 mile trip in quick time. The road took us west of San Jose to just south of Puntarenas, then further south along the Pacific Coast to Quepos, a ...
... some time, we started hearing David Guetta's Titanium outside. We peaked out the window and saw a stage set up in the central park, right in front of the cathedral. Not much crowd. We weren't impressed and lay back down. But then Gangnam Style started playing, and we looked outside to see strobe lights and a crowd gathering. We had to go! We dragged our tired bodies outside... Turns out a radio station was sponsoring a ...
... white cheese, cream cheese, bread, tortillas, sour cream and sweet breads. Lunch is the main meal of the day.
Morgs needed a lesson in bathroom usage - no paper in the toilet, and how to switch on the hot (warm) water in the shower. The wiring is all visible! In '86, I had a few mishaps with electrocution but things have improved since then. I used to get shocked from the stove and iron as well. One day running late for school, ...
... 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