Hotel Trapp Family Country Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... a trip from point a to point b, it's a relationship (albeit a short one)!
the Hotel La Rosa de America is a lovely place away from the city in La Garita (a suburb of Alejuela). It's owned by a Canadian (eh), who also owns a teak plantation. We had a brief conversation with him yesterday. Interestingly, he does not speak Spanish, but seems to get along quite well. So any of ...
... Steven Easley (aka Big Poppa Pump) is simply hard to describe. He is by far the best birder ...
... Cash only. 100 USD was definitely not enough for my 3 night-stay here, but the receptionist let me pay with what I had and trusted I would pay the rest after another visit to an ATM. We walked through two gardens and past a mangy cat (the hotel owner promptly informed me that she was dying of cancer) and a few other more fluffy ones. My room is adorable. I am next to a large garden with a fountain that provides much needed white-noise to drown ...
... drips all over when you eat it. Sweating mid-day is not fun here though, you don't stop.
After a quick siesta, we headed to a local fiesta (festival). They have them all over here this time of year. After a bocas (snack) of ceviche, chalupa and cerveza, we headed to the fiesta. First up was the toros or bull fights and bull riding. It was pretty entertaining to watch. A thin cross dressing Costa Rican was a highlight and ...
... brought us as a gift. For me an ice cold glass of water was something I'd been hankering after for weeks. I remember reading 'One Hundred Years of Solitude' and them discovering the invention of ice for the first time - I now understood the wonder, as something that I would normally take for granted brought so much pleasure in the heat of the jungle. There were cravings amongst the group for other things too and much bartering amongst everyone; I even held a silent auction for a ...