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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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We are fortunate that Monteverde is one of the top destinations in Costa Rica, so it has been an attractive stop for friends and relatives to come and visit us.
In March my mom Nan was here for several days at the tail end of a tour she did of other areas of Costa Rica. There were tears of joy when we saw her the first time at her hotel! It was so wonderful to have her hear and show her all of the places we had been telling her about. One afternoon ...
... bend and sway it would snap so this is fine, don't hold onto the edges because it makes you feel more wobbly, enjoy what you can see because you are in the canopy of a forest, how often will that ever happen! Keep your eyes on the path, because if you are lucky you might see a highly venomous striped palm pit viper, only 1 meter away. Hold on tight when it comes to the 157m long bridge, when there are too many people on this bridge it tends to sway a ...
... of $20 each per day when travelling. As we have found Costa Rica quite expensive I am not sure how they will manage to do anything here with that budget!
We were on our way again soon but not for long as the others wanted to buy some strawberries on the way. After stopping a couple of times they finally found some and we were on our way again. We arrived back in San Jose with 15 minutes to get our next bus. We jumped in a taxi to the next bus station (our 5th now in ...
Today's highlight was undoubtedly visiting an elementary school in the rural Arenal region. After a brief greeting from the maestra and a tour of the quaint building and grounds, we were free to spend time conversing and interacting with the children. Dressed in their navy blue and white uniforms and as cute as they could be, we found the students to be quite shy at first. But after a few simple ...
... to be harnessed up.
I think I was hoping for a slightly longer walk through the rainforest to get my head around what I
was doing, but before I know it I'm hanging backward at a 45 degree angle over a relatively short, but very rocky and wet decline, preparing to lower myself, controlling the descent myself, things to remember, legs apart, don't let your right hand come past your waste, what was it again? And on my way down... Made it.
On to the next ...