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... hike up the old volcano ends with a wonderful dip in the green lagoon created by the crater.
The beginning of the trail was well marked on a rolling hill. We saw our first tucan at the very beginning of our hike. The steeper part was dense rainforest. This would not have been a hike allowed in the U.S. Two hours of climbiing muddy trails and places where Brian had to help me up, we got a glimpse of the beautiful green ...
... were lucky to catch the fair that night. There was some kind of a rodeo going on (which we arrived too late for), there were also rides for kids, street food and beer being sold all around the fair, and a big dance floor to go dance on to Costa Rican music. That dance floor was full of locals, all measuring no more than 5 feet tall, allowing Phil and I to get quite a few looks when we started demonstrating our dance moves! Being 2 ...
... Sofa or Futons (1) Futon in
living area. Two can sleep comfortably here., Bunk Beds (1) The master
bed has a second double mattress that can be pulled out and placed on
the floor next to the bed, should guests choose to use this option
instead of the loft mattress. This is a great option for small children
who may not want to sleep downstairs away from their parents
... waterfall. After a short introduction on how to hold the ropes and push off the wall, we each stepped up to the ledge. As I write this, my heart is racing at the mere memory of the feeling I had as I looked over the edge. I was literally shaking and thought my legs were going to give out. Backing out was not an option. I knew it would be an amazing rush but had to beat the fear. I looked over at Robin and she was going for it...so was I.
Once hooked into our lines, ...
... things we can do here is milk the cows and gather the eggs from the chickens.
One of the most exotic things about the hotel is that it’s literally within view of an active volcano named Arenal. Unfortunately, we’re in the cloud forest again, which means that it’s cloudy and rainy a lot of the time this time of the year, so it’s just a white cloud bank that I’m looking at while typing this, instead of the mountain. Oh, well ...