Blue River Resort & Hot Springs
Travel Blogs from Rincon de La Vieja National Park
... going to be attempting to use only natural pectin…we
needed to start with citrus fruits in order to provide the large amount of pith
necessary to boil down into pectin. In this case I thought it best to just add
the pith to each recipe and then to strain it out before canning. I have done
some big canning days before but with over a dozen recipes, almost none of
which I have actually made before; this was going to be a lot of work. At least
... talk in
the morning, he showed me how to close the walls of the kitchen like most homes
here the kitchen is open-air; however he had installed drop down walls to keep
the animals out.
I turned off the TV to enjoy the chorus of insects and
amphibians. Unfortunately there are also some noisy bats living in the ceiling.
Ernesto warned me of them, he promised they are insect or fruit eating only…no
vampires! One of the dogs, ...
... what else did I
have to do for the day? So I packed my backpack with water, oranges and some
sweet bread I had bought from the women’s farm stand on Friday, but as I was
heading out the door Norma stopped me and took my arm leading me to the
restaurant. She introduced me to her son
Fabrico, who was visiting from San Ramone for the elections (on Sunday) and
used to work as a Canopy Tour Guide, he spoke very ...
... The texture was something else though!
The rain may have put a damper on
the day’s activities but I do enjoy it at night. It keeps things cool, keeps
people indoors and sends the roosters and dogs looking for shelter resulting in
a much quitter ambiance than most nights in town. Hopefully my mind can keep
the questions at bay so I can enjoy the cool quite rain and a good night’s
... I walked to the far eastside of town this time, an
area I had not walked before. I passed a small bakery, a panadoria, there is
one on almost every corner. I had only had a yogurt for lunch so I popped in
for a coke and a sweet treat. I walked until I had left the bustle of the city
behind and was walking along quite fields of rice and beans. I was offered a ride by a man on a motorcycle
and by a group of farmers in a ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet