Hotel Horizontes de Montezuma
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... amazing outing that took us out to a private island and snorkelling around a few rock outcroppings. The visibility was decent and we were able to see a variety of species and some pretty large schools of fish. After snorkelling we went to the beach to be fed our prepared lunch. I had the fish dish that included marlin, potatoes and rice. It hit the spot. I rented a paddleboard for half an hour, and ...
... daily swim, he ended our chat by stating in his pigeon English "I want you to know you are very welcome in my country". I remarked in the last entry that given tourism is responsible for most jobs here you might expect that friendliness towards paying visitors, but the way the same intrinsic warmth had obviously penetrated this chap, who didn't work in tourism and has lived here long before the first 'tourists' arrived, struck us both.
Emma: has succumbed to ...
Today we landed in San Jose, the capital city of Costa Rica a city where 1 in 5 people live well below the poverty line. This was country number six on our itinerary and as we landed and sorted out some local currency I said to Stuie, I'm so glad that while all these countries have different currencies to get use that I was very grateful they all had one thing on common....and that's SPANISH. I couldn't imagine having to work out a new language every time we moved from country to ...
... These trees have a bark of strong, pointy thorns that give the monkeys some protection from predators. While they were entertaining us, the electric power went off. Power outages are frequent here, especially in these remote areas. Typically, they last an hour or 2; all part of the experience. We needed to make a trip to Montezuma, the larger of the towns in this area, made up of a small grocery store, a multitude of bars, a few hotels and restaurants, an several tour sellers, ...
... of people that we met in Cabuya....we were certainly created to have relationships. People are way more important than a beautiful home.
More funny tidbits. There are no postal addresses here....mail is not delivered. You can get a PO box in Cobano and if someone mails you a letter it will sit there at the PO, but you can write the location of the person by saying on the letter....Deliver to Hotel Celaje, ...
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking