Hotel Punta Islita
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Outdoor pool
- 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 ...
... plenty of children playing football in the fields, no doubt spurred on by their recent world cup success. Every now and again we would pass stalls selling fresh fruit and vegetables, it reminded me of New Zealand. After a mere 2.5 hours we arrived, bliss compared with the long drives we had got used to in North America. It was raining and our driver said the weather was bad in La Fortuna. We got to our hotel and we have a nice place, kitchen bathroom and bedroom in a studio style, and ...
... flames on
high. Cars and trucks zoomed by us on the narrow road, with each pass I
was sure I'd be knocked off the road by the their side mirror. With no hope of getting the chain to stay on, and both of us ready to collapse from heat stroke, I decide one of us is going to have to ride on alone to the hotel to get help. I was better suited to ride the rest of the way, but I didn't want to leave Robin on the side of the road. About that moment, we see a small store ...
... After a lot of struggling and crying, we finally make it to some parking lot and find out that we need to pay 10 dollars and then walk 450 steps down the canyon to see the waterfall. We didn't care anymore, could have sold our souls for a dip in a cold water. And it was so worth it. The view, refreshing blue water, tropical forests...wish I never left!
After couple of hours swimming and enjoying the views and shade, we make our way back to town. With ...
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Soon after my last blog, we experienced the must-do activity in Monteverde, the canopy and zip-lining tour with 100% Aventura. You could tell that this was one of the most popular activities here, as it wasn't like any of the other tours that we’ve been on with the personal touch of a really friendly guide. Here it was just so efficient, and boom, boom, boom. After the safety briefing we were off on ...