Poas Volcano Lodge
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- Non-smoking hotel
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
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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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After getting ready and packed, we called Dan, and caught up on the diary (would-be blog). Following breakfast and checking out, we headed toward Vulcan Poas and the Poas Volcano Lodge. Like our drive to Arenal, this would be an all day drive in the rain; and to make it worse, there were patches of fog so thick you couldn't see much beyond the hood …
... there are always cabs outside WalMart.
Our driver doesn't speak English at all. Charades are fun! Making a motion like I'm driving, I say "Budget" and "Alajuela." He nods and we get in. "Yo direcciones" (I directions) I say and we set off. We arrive at Budget exactly on time!
Jeff was so smart in suggesting we bring all of our hiking stuff with us because the road to Poas goes right past Budget, we won't have to backtrack at all. I am driving and Jeff ...
... with the most prized being "pea beans". Hydrangeas are everywhere- they once used them to assist them in monitoring the Ph of the soil since hydrangeas change shades from white to red or blue depending. We also hiked out to a monster waterfall, however the rain moved in and we couldn't see anything. The vines along the way were quite spooky. They made for a good horror movie. ...
... bus to David, it was plain sailing, so to speak. From David it was straight onto a bus to Paso Canoas, the town which straddles the border with Costa Rica. I got my stamp out of Panama then walked 100 metres or so to the Costa Rican Immigration office. I never knew in between which country I was in.
Immigration was easy, no queue, but I did have to fill in some useless bit of paperwork and buy a bus ticket ...
No words can describe how incredible week 2 on project was. We started by finishing off the Eco-brick benches around the new fire pit, and the outdoor ampitheatre (which involved a lot of shoveling and mixing cement by hand). Roisin, Will, Josie and I had a lot of fun with Don Jaimie shoveling wheelbarrow after wheelbarrow of what seemed like never ending amounts of cement and sand and rocks and sand and "agua". I lightened, or attempted to lighten the mood by making "Will" ...