Hotel Punta Islita
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- High-speed internet in room
- Concierge desk
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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 ...
... sending a van, we felt like royalty after some of the transport we've had over the past few months. One of the first things we noticed was how nice the Costa Ricans were, genuinely good people. It's the safest Central American country and they say they are "happiest country in the world". While we were waiting for the shuttle I looked around a souvenir shop and found a lot of gifts saying "Pura Vida", when I asked what this meant he said Pure life, happy life, but it's also an ...
... 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 ...
... a few hours, then had a quick snack break with Costa Rican cookies, chips, and Pepsi. During our break, we picked some fresh starfruit from a nearby tree to sample. After the break, we continued working. The team finished preparing the office for tomorrow's paint job, and went to the hammocks for some relaxation. We enjoyed the down time by singing countless Disney songs together as locals passed by giving us big smiles (probably laughing at our ...
... 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 ...