Alma Del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... are just a massage"!! Wonderful cerviche again and then, having learned from last time - shared a really good chicken bruschetta so we wouldn't be sooo full.
Shared the van going back with a young couple, to save our driver having to repeat the trip, with this road and the rain and all. Curious always on who will and who does not want to engage in conversation - always fun to see what triggers comment.
All packed and ready for a new ...
... over 10 years ago. The roads are better for sure. The airport is bigger. Traffic is still a mess. I also observe that for the average Tican, little has changed. The standard hourly wage is $2.40/hour. Power can be unreliable, and more people own bikes than own cars. Groceries are no cheaper here than in the US, save for fresh fruit and vegetables. But what I also observe, sadly, is that the touring public is being squeezed financially in a way that ...
... a small park, but one that is known worldwide for its enormous biodiversity. It is also a heavily visited park, and once a certain number of people enter, the gates are closed to visitors. Rafael urged us to move along promptly to make sure we gained admission. The park also has three nice beaches where it is possible to swim.
The main trail of the park was crowded with many different groups following their guides who all sported fancy ...
... In this case turned out to be a roadside fruit vendor. We stopped at his stand and all climbed out of our mini-van. He was selling plantains, tangerines, coconut water, and a milky-looking liquid in re-used one liter Fresca bottles. Several of our group purchased coconut water for 400 Costa Rican colones, about 80 cents in U.S. currency. He served the water by hacking off the top of a young coconut with his machete ...
... beef and we chose one of each. (The next day we went for a walk around the grounds of the lodge before we left and discovered the cow, pig and chicken pens, all of which contained their corresponding animals..... needless to say I felt pretty guilty thinking that I had been chowing down on their brother or mother!) Another shockingly early night (about 9pm this time) and early morning again to pack and load the car. We were destined for Volcan Poas national park; a three hour drive ...