Hotel Borinquen Mountain Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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Travel Blogs from Rincon de La Vieja National Park
So, onward to the unknown. After our relaxing yet exhilarating days in Arenal, we travelled west to the area known as Rincon De La Vieja. During our bus journey our driver decided that to make up for his unnatural unwelcome, he would treat us to a stop off to take some photos of some typical Costa Rican wildlife. First up, was a bunch of possum/raccoon type animals who were munching literally in the middle of the road. Next up, and how he spotted this ...
... in the shallows and got washed up. We dropped all our stuff on the sand and rushed over to it. Somehow it had managed to roll itself to it was perpendicular to the coast. We managed to roll it so it was facing the ocean but none of us realised how heavy it was. It was very rubbery to touch and no sign of injury which was good. Timing it right with the waves we push it bit by bit towards the sea but due to it being low tide at the time, this took a while. Eventually we'd got it ...
... the good English
sitcoms would be on. I watched The Big Bang Theory and Friends with the sweet little
girl kitty purring away in my lap. It was dark and had cooled off considerable
with the light breeze that had picked up. I feared the cold shower. Turned out
this shower had an electrically heated shower head...not a hot shower but warm,
and a whole lot more pleasant than the cold ones I was getting in Upala. After a
shower I joined Ernesto and ...
hour and half, and we are below sea level here. Once the pies came out I left
them to cool and prepared coffee, ran to the corner store for some vanilla ice cream
and made a sweet buttered rum sauce to drizzle over the top.
It was all a big hit! I promised to translate and print the
recipe before leaving.
Sunday was supposed to be a day with the girls at Cano
Negro, but unfortunately Tanya’s sister fell ill and she had to rush to ...
... if weather and schedules all line up hiking Miravalles Volcano this weekend. Either way I am sure I will have a nice weekend, my last weekend, with the friends I have made here. I still need to make apple pie for my hosts too! I do not know yet if it will work out to visit Carmen's family coffee farm next week (it is sort of on the way to San Jose so I would leave Upala, go there ...