Rio Chirripo Retreat
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- Non-smoking rooms
- Outdoor pool
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The big decision today was a bus tour of San Jose vs. taking a taxi into town and touring on our own. Kris won and Armando, the taxi driver, delivered us safely downtown after a traffic-filled ride into town. We started our tour at the central market, which was a very interesting mix of meat market/local grocery/local crafts. Then we walked over to the National Museum, housed in a building that used to be ...
... is up and down 2 big hills and lots of curves. Mostly we've been walking down to the beach then busing it back up to the hostel. Because of the hills the buses are well used. And The buses FLY down the steep, windy, narrow streets. It's Like a cheap roller coaster ride, esp if you're standing. From Quepos we got on another public bus to Dominical. It should only take about 30 min but the bus drives and stops through some small towns along the way, making it s solid hour. ...
Breakfast sucked. It's literally been the same thing over and over again. After that, we went to our rainforest tour. It was cool! Our tour guide showed us spiders, crabs, sloths, crickets, and monkeys. It was really cool! We saw howler and capuchin moneys, and both the 2-toed and 3-toed sloths. I have some pretty good pictures of them all! The tour stopped at a little beach which was pretty nice! The water was warm, and the ...
... Alex and Aurelie) in line for our first bus to San Isidro and were fast friends - both with the same destination in mind. Luckily Alex spoke Spanish so he was able to navigate us towards the bus station in San Isidro - always an adventure when your next bus isn't at the same station. We hopped on that bus which charged us as much for our luggage as it did for ourselves, but still quite cheap and were on route to San Gerard de Rivas. We were starting to worry ...
... and get a cold drink. Ignoring the early hours of the day Dannii goes for a coco loco – fresh coconut milk with rum. And we enjoy the heat! After two days in cloudy Monteverde the sunshine was very welcome. Back in a car, we stop to see a parrot and then continue to Quepos, a town at the base of Manuel Antonio where our hotel is waiting. We head straight to the roof and take a plunge in a swimming pool. Although ...