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 ...
... Seeing a teenager's paradigm shift as they realize that there are people in the world that were not given the same opportunities that they were. That we can all live a little simpler. And that they are going to have the education and the power to grow up and change things.
And then all of the sudden, a few days ago, it was all over. They were gone. We had our summer staff party at our base. It unfolded as one can imagine any party where you gather ...
... contained chicken and something that contained beef, but both very nice. The peace was shattered by road workers turning up with a genny and some road breaking equipment, so now back at HQ, sipping pre dinner cocktails....... In the dark as there's still no lecky. Wandered out for tea around six, went in search of the best cocktail place in town but it wasn't where it should have been so we went to a bar. To breezy in there so headed back towards our hotel and settled on ...
... 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) ...
... are a bit more shy than the capuchins, but still came close enough to give us a good look. They have very fluffy little black tummies! We saw one with a tiny baby hanging onto her back. It's very exciting when you see or hear the tree tops rustling, you look up and see branches moving, and then you realise, it's MONKEYS!!!!!
I've seen plenty of lizards and geckos too. Geckos are my FAVOURITE and I found a tiny one yesterday who was totally not bothered at all by me, and sat ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool