Hotel Castillo del Arenal
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... with $10 slapped on it… even when the guide book a couple of years ago had things at $4. Soon it will be priced so only rich people can actually afford it.
But enough moaning, i’m just going to focus on the good things!
We did that hike a bit quicker than planned, so with not having much time to travel Costa Rica, we waited until the receptionist at the hostel was on the phone and did a runner as we were waaaay past check out time, but wanted to go and get the ...
... by the pool being taken over by the younger obnoxious set (as opposed to the old and ******ety set). Instead, we sat in the bar area and watched the rest of the Olympics in the afternoon. But, before that we explored the little town of La Fortuna and found that there was a fair in town. We went there and found a local eatery where we had some excellent “brunch” for much less than everywhere else. Did I mention Costa Rica ...
... their personality. The local people believe that every person no matter race, sex, size etc is the same. We stopped at some swimming pools close to the park and ordered our 'tipica' lunch and headed off to the trail. Trumpet plant - used for cancer and pain relief. Very strong Holler monkey next to rio celeste water spot Stopped off at the Peace tree - 500 yrs old. Sabor tree. After paying our 'voluntary' fee we entered ...
... disturbing sights to share, with our free time spent by the islands pier, swimming and relaxing in the sun. At nightfall too, there were even more magical sights to see with the most colourful sunsets I've ever seen, filling the sky with potent oranges, pinks and purples. After dark we were then treated to another show of bright colour, due to the bioluminescent plankton in the water. The plankton don’t glow all of the time, but these ones glow blue, when the water they are in ...
Oh Helloooo everybody/Kim's blog fans/my beloved ROSA - Sally here, hahaha!! Taking over from Kim on her precious blog, no pressure! I have never written a blog before so I hope I can do it justice! (Dad, brace yourself.)
So…we are currently starting this blog, sat on the bus on the way to La Fortuna and Kim is asking me to write from five days ago, but I can’t remember that long ago jeeeze! So I will pass it back to Kim ...
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