Doubletree Resort by Hilton, Central Pacific - Costa Rica
Travel Blogs from El Roble
Back on to CR 34 from the Crocodile's bridge, we headed back to do a little pool swimming on our last night. We have dinner reservations in a special restaurant that serves the food individually rather than buffet style. The sun was still quite warm, but to the south it was still raining on and off.
The pool we selected has a swim up …
One can imagine that "as-the-crow-flies" stuff (see the previous entry), it may seem to be relatively short, but I was told the "road" between Monteverde and Tilaran would take about 2 1/2 hours to travel. The distance by signage is only 37 kilometers, that is like less than 23 miles. I was surprised by what I was being told. I couldn't imagine …
We started off early to drive the 75 kilometers to Monteverde and check out the Cloud Rain Forest. There traffic was a bit heavy on the main road CR 27, which is also CR 1 the Pan-American Highway at this location. Tthere were quite a few trucks on the road. Every time we came to a pretty substantial hill on the road, some beat up old truck was …
After a leisurely morning laying in the sun, walking the surf and taking in the clean air, we decided to take the car into the town of Puntarenas. At one time this town was the major pacific coast shipping center for Costa Rica. It is about 20 kilometers distance to the actual ferry landing. Naturally, I miss the turn, but my excuse is the …
Today is only a half day then we are going to the Resort close by to cap off our trip with a little relaxation.
We treat the locals in Puntarenas seeing a lot of the same we have seen in the previous days in the week. I work all over seeing where the greatest need is. I feel most beneficial in the pharmacy helping fill prescriptions. But …
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