Hotel Punta Islita
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
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... would also explain why it was so damned salty and discoloured.
At least the torturers had the decency to artistically display the squid and fish carcasses on the plates, with random blobs of sauce and shreds of greenery scattered about, resembling a disjointed Picasso painting. Alright, so it wasn't really all that artistic, but I guess that's what passes for fusion food in these parts, and explains ...
Today was the fullest day I have had in Costa Rica. Like Sallie and I say we killed La Fortuna. We began our day with ziplining. I have been before but I find that the older I get the more I am afraid of taking risks. This doesn't stop me but it did have concerned that I would hesitate with the height of the ziplining. I didn't! I felt confident, safe and enjoyed myself the whole time. Our guides were awesome. ...
... you from the fumes and the summit is almost always covered in heavy cloud so you don't even get a good view from the top! So that didn't sound much fun. I opted for a whistle stop tour around the island which took in a hike on Maderas for a couple of hours to a viewing point (no ropes, mask or cloud!), White faced monkeys, howler monkeys, sandy beach, a swim in natural spring and a walk in nature park. We then crossed the border into Costa Rica which was comparatively smooth except ...
... of the hotel, a young man approached. His english was better than my spanish. He asked where we were headed and I told him the name of our hotel. He smiled and said, "you're close, that's just around the curve about 100 meters." Ok, I've learned Costa Rican distance needs to have a multiplier so surely he meant 1000 meters. Trying to convert meters to feet in my head, he assured me it 'really, its just around the curve".
With new resolve, we pushed on up the hill to ...
... to control the speed and provide the brakes, we were hooked on from our backs and our bums, and off we went, flying like a bird above the rainforest from one mountain to another… absolutely insane! It was genuinely one of the weirdest feelings I’ve ever had… we were so high above the rainforest and with no control whatsoever. It was so exhilarating, yet at the same time when I reached the middle of the line I did get a little ...