Villas Eco Arenal
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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At the Costa Rican border... Leaving Nicaragua was fairly uneventful, we had to pay $3 to get out of the country. However it seems it is the last chance to buy a hammock, dolls or a Nicaraguan pen. To exchange currency is another matter. It is done by some dodgy looking gentlemen with massive wads of cash who approach you( or swarm the bus) depending on the border. Usually one speaks for the group and sets the rate, then ...
... t realise because I had fallen asleep, and just presumed the driver would stop and tell us – but then I made the stupid error of presumption. Anyway this border town was a turdhole as you would expect, but in amongst the stares (yes you can stop staring now you know… nope your still staring!) we got a room sorted then set an alarm at 5am to get the hell out of there and to where we wanted to go in the first place.
Not that that was the end of the problems – we ...
... Andre had an excellent beef stew and I had some great tamales. We decided we would come back there in the evening. So after doing nothing all day – we went back to the fair where they were going to have a Rodeo. We met a nice older couple from Saskatchewan (tons of Canadians in Costa Rica) and hung out with them for a bit, had a beer and chatted. Afterwards, Andre wanted to go back to the comedor and have his stew ...
... being in Monteverde is there is a fairly large expat population, so we have met lots of nice families here doing the same thing we are doing. In particular there are two other families with kids at La Creativa who have been here for a while, and they have been a wealth of information and support as we got used to things. We have learned that the weekends can get long and the kids get grouchy if we don't have things planned. If we were ...
... their personality. The local people believe that every person no matter race, sex, size etc is the same. We stopped at some swimming pools close to the park and ordered our 'tipica' lunch and headed off to the trail. Trumpet plant - used for cancer and pain relief. Very strong Holler monkey next to rio celeste water spot Stopped off at the Peace tree - 500 yrs old. Sabor tree. After paying our 'voluntary' fee we entered ...