Poas Volcano Lodge
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... as there were none in the station. Turns our they were running late due to streets being shut for the run that was taking place. As there were only a few of us going to Poas they contracted our bus out and we went off to find it as it couldn't get closer to the station. We were sure we had just been ripped off but didn't really have another way of getting there so went with it. Although as the road was quite windy maybe it was a good thing we were in a smaller bus in the ...
... from wiggling mostaches, to colourful furry madness. Butterflies fluttered around too, from small and yellow, through dowdy brown, to large bright green and blue patterned beauties. There were rodents too, not as big as the amazon though and really quite cute, with similar mannerisms to squirrels. Brightly coloured toucans and scarlet macaws swooped overhead and beautiful fluttering hummingbirds and noisy Woody woodpeckers went about their business. Last but not least, howler ...
... It is pretty chilly up there too. We stopped off for some lunch on the way back down and then went to a town called Cartago to see the Basilica de nuestra señora de los ángeles which was stunning. It is the most venerated religious site in the country. La negrita is a small representation of the virgin mary which was found on this spot in 1635 by a native woman. As the story goes, when she tried to take the statue with her twice it reappeared back where she found it ...
... glad that I took the opportunity to go.
There were quite a number of visitors but warned, if you do decide to take the trail to the lagoon, be prepared for so serious downhill trekking. I think if you are not wearing proper shoes, it can be a bit dangerous.
I enjoyed the way the trees created dark tunnels, that sunlight barely seeped through. I absolutely felt like ...
... and Emily is a draftsman. Sounds wrong doesn't it. Let's say 'drafter'. They are filthy rich. They live in Escazu - a wealthy suburb full of expats - on land that Papa bought many years ago. It was a run down coffee block. Papa had already bought a block in Aserri for Laura - the first to marry. This block was then divided into 4 smaller blocks for the other 4 kids. It is a long block so only one ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPoas Volcano Lodge Poas Volcano National Park
This hotel is slightly expensive but is very very beautiful. The food was nice and rooms are big and spacious. They have a library and game room where one can play many games. The view from hotel is breath taking. The hotel has its on animal farm and so all milk products are super fresh. over all very nice place to stay.
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