Hotel Lavas del Arenal
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Good value. Clean. Nothing luxurious. Thin walls. Outside of Fortuna. Better you have your own transport.
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In der Nacht hat es fast ununterbrochen geregnet (besser: geschüttet). Die Geräuschkulisse unter einem Wellblechdach ist beeindruckend ;-))). Der Regen hält auch tagsüber an und so entscheiden wir uns für einen Badetag. Dank Vulkan gibt es ja auch heisse Quellen und einige Badelandschaften Costa-Rica-Style. Auf dem Weg dorthin nehmen wir unsere …
... pictures of them, but a single sloth and then a mom and it's baby. Truly truly amazing!!! Back to the inn to catch my boys, have dinner discussing aerospace issues with team member Randy, and we are now settling in to the sounds of salsa and "ole ole ole ole, Tico Tico" drifting up from the town. Our team leader Maggie is off dancing, and as much as if love to join her, I think I might just fall asleep walking. Nighty night folks. A canopy tour and extras await ...
... of really heavy bursts of rain, accompanied by loud thunder but it just seemed fine to stay in the river, we were already wet but warm.
The rain storms continued for the rest of the afternoon and evening so we decided not to venture too far and just to have take away pizza for dinner. We did treat ourselves for a bottle wine though - after all we had saved considerable sum of money by going to the free hot springs.
Panqueques con banano at Rainforest Cafe and then off we (all 7 of us - Karsten, Rachel, Kari, Alicia, Nick and Cara) go on our canyoning adventure :)
Met with one of our guides, David (hottie!). Around 20 of us on the tour which is quite a lot actually. Drove to our first stop and got all strapped in - even managed to get a special Go Pro helmet!
Group photos and then off we go!
Mini 25m one to start off ...
... as they are ready, but we are so proud of their efforts and the positive attitude they bring to all the changes. We are humbled by their resilience, and gratified to hear them chatter with the taxi driver in Spanish, or share with visitors their complex understanding of the Cloud Forest ecosystem, or will themselves back into the somewhat rough, intense play of the Costa Rican futbol field each day. The amount of time they get to spend outside ...